Recycling is standard in French auto industry
- Stores to stop program. Zenn, Doug // Waste News;03/10/97, Vol. 2 Issue 42, p12
Reveals that after the last weekend collection in June 1997, Thriftway grocery stores intends to end their monthly plastics recycling program. Description of the 6-year-old program; Reason for their decision; Estimated amount spent by Thriftway in 1996; Comments from plastics recycling...
- Weak markets hurt some recycling. Renstrom, Roger // Waste News;05/19/97, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p43
Contends that weak markets often contribute to problems in plastic recycling, with reference to the views of John Ryan, general manager of Sloco Recycles. Problems experienced in recycling plastic bottles and containers; Discussion of the issue at the Plastics, Packaging and Recycling Symposium...
- Plastics plea. // Engineer (00137758);4/25/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7815, p6
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- Plastic wastes into thermal insulation. // Chemical Business;Oct96, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p86
Describes Encap, a process developed to remove expanded polystyrene (ESP) and other expanded plastics from wastes streams and reprocess into a variety of thermal insulation products. Brief background on the process' development by Schenectady International; Characteristics; Applications.
- Trash talking. Koehl, Carla; Howard, Lucy // Newsweek;3/18/1996, Vol. 127 Issue 12, p6
Looks at the failure of Berkeley, California to provide curbside recycling for plastic for the decade preceding 1996. How citizens were expected not to even use plastic; Efforts to regain recycling for plastic.
- Recycled Plastics Start to Clean Up Their Act. Smock, Doug // Design News;Apr2010, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p29
The article reports on the recovery of 361 million pound (lb) of post-consumer non-bottle rigid plastic in the U.S. in 2008 which has been recycled into new products such as pellets, crates, composite lumber, and gardening items.
- New European center to research recycling. // Plastics News;8/26/1996, Vol. 8 Issue 26, p27
Reports on the establishment of the Center for Research Into the Recycling of Plastic Waste in France.
- Glass to the rescue. Stanglin, Douglas; Walsh, Kenneth T. // U.S. News & World Report;07/21/97, Vol. 123 Issue 3, p18
Reports that delegates to the United States Conference of Mayors who discussed the need to improve plastic recycling in their cities, were originally scheduled to have plastic dinnerware at their meal. The caterers obtaining real glasses.
- Plastic wasted. // Chemical Week;11/13/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 44, p89
Reports on a study showing that Great Britain recycles only five percent of its total volume of plastic waste each year.