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Recycling Reinvented expanding current mission beyond EPR to include supportive policies

In the last two years, Recycling Reinvented has worked to introduce legislation in several states and commission a cost-benefit study for Minnesota to show how EPR could increasing recycling rates and find cost efficiencies on a statewide level.
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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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The proof is in the packaging

Dow helps Make it Last to alleviate food waste
Did you know that enough food is produced to feed the estimated 805 million people around the world that are going hungry each day?
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Novelis opens world’s largest aluminum recycling facility

Since 2011, Novelis has invested approximately $500 million to expand its recycling network, doubling its recycling capacity to 2.1 million metric tons per year and raising its recycled content from 30% to 46%.
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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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Recycle Rally Challenges consumers to decrease environmental impact

Dow’s 30 day challenge to help people build better recycling habits
To inspire people to decrease their environmental footprint and encourage them to participate in local recycling programs, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics is launching an awareness campaign called Recycle Rally
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Television program brings together recycling initiatives to improve the recycling process

Recycle Across America has joined forces with Participant Media to launch a social action campaign focused on transforming recycling and improving the economics and prevalence of sustainable packaging and manufacturing.
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The current state of the paper packaging market

Within the recycled materials market, paper packaging is the largest sector, accounting for around 65% of all recycled packaging.
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