TITLE

A new lease on life for waste plastic in Asia

AUTHOR(S)
Cheok, Soh Hui; Odriscoll, Cath
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on how, with costs up to 40% lower than new resins, Asian countries are making a beeline for recycled plastics. Shing, a Singapore marketing manager, says that one plastic bottle that does not get recycled is not going to make much of a difference. But Singapore plastic companies facing a shortage of recycled waste do not agree. Like their counterparts worldwide, industry players are scrambling to accumulate waste as soaring polymer prices fuel demand for recycled plastic.
ACCESSION #
21441196

 

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