Oregon has year to meet recycling mandate

Verespej, Mike
January 2007
Plastics News;1/15/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p7
Trade Publication
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


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