TITLE

Oregon has year to meet recycling mandate

AUTHOR(S)
Verespej, Mike
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Plastics News;1/15/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that even though recycling rates for rigid plastic containers have dropped below the mandated 25 percent in Oregon, there isn't any immediate threat of enforcement action or sanctions against manufacturers. The trends that have pushed down the recycling rates of rigid plastic containers in Oregon are problems with separating plastics products at materials recycling facilities and lower recycling rates for water and juice bottles
ACCESSION #
23879464

 

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