PET recycling rate rises, but not keeping pace

Verespej, Mike
December 2006
Plastics News;12/4/2006, Vol. 18 Issue 40, p4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on issues related to the recycling of PET bottles in the United States. According to a report from the National Association of PET Container Resources and the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the recycling rate for PET bottles in the country increased in 2005 for the second year in a row. But the 1.5 percentage point gain was miniscule compared with the 9.4 growth in the use of PET resin.


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