TITLE

British firms plan to close loop

AUTHOR(S)
Verespej, Mike
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Plastics News;8/20/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that two Great Britain-based recyclers Closed Loop London and Waste Exchange Services will make a blend of recycled and virgin high density polyethylene that can be used in food-grade containers. Chris Dow, managing director of Closed Loop said that his company will recycle 16 million pounds of HDPE milk bottles annually. Waste Exchange said that it is building a 10,000- to 15,000-square-foot plant to recycle HDPE for food-grade containers.
ACCESSION #
26387425

 

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