New ISO Standard to Promote Plastics Recycling

August 2008
Assembly;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p18
The article focuses on the ISO 15270:2008 standard which was created by the International Organization for Standardization. It reports that this standard delineates various options for how plastic waste arising from pre- and post-consumer sources can be recovered. According to recycling committee chairman Dr. Michael M. Fisher, this standard aims to provide a globally relevant resource despite the existence of a particular legislative or regulatory framework for the recovery and recycling of plastic.


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