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  • Plastics Make It Possible® Launches Bathroom To Bin-Plus A Chance To Win $500

    To encourage consumers to recycle more plastics at home, Plastics Make it Possible® today launched Bathroom to Bin, an interactive online feature that offers some humorous advice on recycling plastics used in the bathroom, ...


    By Plastics Make it Possible

  • Game App Bin It! 2.0 Rewards Players With Real World Products For Virtual Plastics Recycling

     A newly updated game app for plastics recycling now rewards players with real world products for virtual plastics recycling.  Plastics Make ...


    By Plastics Make it Possible

  • Plastics Recycling? There`s an App for That

    A new app hopes to create an obsession out of tossing plastic packaging into virtual – and real world – recycling bins.   To encourage more plastics recycling, Plastics Make it Possible®, an initiative sponsored by the ...


    By Plastics Make it Possible

  • Straight response to daily mail wheelie bin campaign

    The Daily Mail’s campaign against wheelie bins is irresponsible, says a leading industry expert. The newspaper is calling on its readers to ask their local council to be given a choice between a wheeled bin, a dustbin or a biodegradable plastic bag.The Daily Mail also claims that councils have achieved high recycling rates ...

  • Retro inspired Grit Bins from Wybone

    As part of a new heritage style range, we have introduced Retro Grit Bins in four classic pastel shades. Scrupulously designed to offer strength and style to suit any environment. Each unit is manufactured from a special mix of glass reinforced plastic, offering a level of durability that cannot be found in cheaper plastic units. The nature of the glass reinforced plastic ensures that the salt ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • Call for councils to save money and recycle wheelie bins

    Local authorities could save £1 million if they recycle their wheeled bins instead of throwing them in landfill, according to plastic recycling firm Luxus. The Lincolnshire-based firm pays local authorities money for the wheeled bins it receives from them and has a contract with 30 local authorities across the country. Purchasing ...

  • Having nine bins is driving up recycling rates

    Recycling rates in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire are currently at an all-time high, despite reports that some residents are finding the recycling system difficult to cope with. An article published in the Daily Mail last Saturday said that some residents were struggling with up to nine different bins for all of their waste and recyclables, although the council insist that the majority of ...

  • Take Another Look at Recycled Plastics!

    Have you ever wondered what happens to the plastic bottles you throw in the recycling bin or the plastic bags and wraps you bring back to the grocery store? Though recycled plastics might be out-of-mind once the raw material leaves your hand, they are far from out-of-sight. Chances are, these valuable materials have already made their way back into your home or your car - you might even be ...


  • MGB Plastics helps Hull recycle more

    Bin manufacturer MGB Plastics has helped Hull achieve record recycling rates with its new delivery of bins. From September 2009, the firm has replaced residents’ old bins with three new ones including its own brown bins for food and garden waste, blue bins for recyclables and bin supplier Straight’s kitchen caddies. So far, it has successfully ...

  • Chemistry council shares 10 ways to reuse plastic

    According to experts, most of us will generate 25 percent more waste during the holidays compared with the rest of the year ─ resulting in an extra 5 million tons of garbage. To encourage consumers to "trim their trash" while trimming their trees, Plastics Make it Possible(SM), an initiative sponsored by the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council, offers a list of ways to ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • HESCO Bin Recycling Program: An Earth-Friendly Solution for Florida Business

    HESCO's bin recycling program offers Florida's businesses an environmentally friendly, cash-compensation solution to the problem of tired, old, and broken harvest and field bins stacked and stored on many business properties. HESCO, the just-in-time operating supplies procurement and provisioning cooperative, picks up unsafe, unusable, and unsightly plastic bins, cuts them up and ships them to ...


    By HESCO

  • Plastics industry to launch major campaign in UK

    The plastic industry is to launch a major campaign this summer aimed at engaging ministers, MPs, opinion formers and the general public in a wide-ranging debate on plastics and waste management issues. Three trade bodies: the British Plastic Federation, Plastics Europe and the ...

  • New research into recycling household plastics to be launched in Scotland

    New research from WRAP has found that recycling not just plastic bottles but other plastic packaging as well can be cost-effective and environmentally friendly. WRAP has just launched its first business plan for Scotland and, in this, proposes to review the outcomes of its mixed plastics research against Scotland’s circumstances. Delivery of the Scotland Business Plan will be led by WRAP’s new ...

  • Custom Plastic Containers for Rand-Whitney Packaging

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6/21/12 (Staatsburg, NY) – Continuing our long tradition of serving the OEM (aerospace & automotive) industries, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Rand-Whitney Packaging to provide reusable, high-end custom plastic totes and containers. Unifuse has designed a special “High-Load” tote to ...


    By Unifuse LLC

  • Axion: Laying down markers for plastic packaging recycling

    New developments in marker technologies for sorting plastic packaging should not be viewed as ‘the answer’ to increasing recycling rates, however they could be valuable in other ways leading to higher quality and value in recycling, suggests Axion Consulting. While methods to detect different polymer types, such as fluorescent pigments and digital watermarks, offer exciting potential ...

  • Getting waste out of the bin: Friends of the Earth`s new report

    Research examining the main components of residual waste - the waste left over after reuse, recycling and composting - has identified the measures needed at local authority, central Government and EU level to increase recycling. The Friends of the Earth research, published today alongside a briefing for councils, recommends promoting Freecycle and social reuse of furniture, improving facilities ...


    By Friends of the Earth

  • Efactor3 to offer plastics washing, drying system

    The DRD drying and cleaning system from MAS, which will be available in the United States through Efactor3 LLC, Charlotte, N.C., was introduced during the NPE 2009 event in Chicago in June. MAS (Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH of Austria) says its dry cleaning system “is a well-proven alternative to water washing plants for plastic recycling.” Cleaning is carried out by the DRD (Double ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Education Needed in Changing Face of Plastics Recycling

    Many consumers have questions about where and how to recycle their plastics, and because collection differs from municipality to municipality, the answers aren’t always easy to find. To help address these issues, the ...

  • Plastic bag recycling coming to Big Apple stores

    New York City Council Wednesday passed new legislation that would encourage recycling of single-use plastic bags at large supermarkets and other retail outlets throughout the city. The legislation, sponsored by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and others, would require large retail outlets in New York City to establish in-store plastic bag recycling programs, inform consumers of the ...

  • Industry Urges Consumers To Back Plastics Recycling

    Almost 9 out of 10 consumers (86%) have faith that the plastics they recycle are made into something new, according to a new waste industry survey. The TNS poll of 1,000 adults was conducted on behalf of M&S, Veolia Environmental Services, Closed Loop Recycling and RecycleBank. Chris Dow, Managing Director of Closed Loop Recycling, says: “Great Britain is a nation of Great Recyclers ...


    By Marks and Spencer Group plc

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