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APR encourages supermarkets to recycle rigid plastics

New economic benefits for grocers revealed
As grocery store chains focus on Zero Waste Initiatives, a recently developed economic overview of recycling grocery rigid plastics helps grocers recognize that recycling their bakery, deli and other “behind the counter” rigid plastic containers makes economic sense.
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SPI Recycling Committee targets increased EPS collection and recovery

The Recycling Committee of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, in a paper titled “Unlocking the EPS Recovery Potential: Technologies Enabling Efficient Collection and Recovery,” offers the industry a glimpse into the various streams of expanded polystyrene (EPS) available for recovery today, and the technologies available to process this material into a valuable feed stream for a growing range of end markets.
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Americans continue to recycle more plastic bottles

Domestic processing, import sales of post-consumer plastic bottles increase, exports decline
The 24th annual National Post-Consumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Report marks the twenty-fourth consecutive year that Americans have increased the pounds of plastic bottles returned for recycling.
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PepsiCo rallies schools across the nation to join K-12 recycling program

Education-based 'Recycle Rally' empowers students to recycle for the environment and win cash prizes
To get more students recycling, PepsiCo announced it is now opening its popular K-12 school Recycle Rally program to schools across the U.S. The program is one of the ways PepsiCo is working to increase recycling to help drive the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018.
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Rethinking the ban on EPS

Study shows EPS is good for environment
Recent efforts in California, Chicago and New York to ban EPS products such as packing peanuts and foodservice items are being challenged by environmentalists and industry experts who argue that the bans will do more harm than good.
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Rochester Mills Production Brewery tour- January 2015

Take a look inside the Rochester Mills Production Brewery in Auburn Hills, MI. The facility brews and cans five beer varieties from the Rochester Mills Beer Company. There the beer is made and packaged in 16-ounce cans, bound together in 4-packs and palletized for distribution. We went on a tour of the facility and got an in depth look at the total process.

Posted: January 30, 2015

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