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A significant grant, made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful will help keep parks clean.

Eagles Nest Outfitters, creators of packable camping hammocks and other outdoor accessories, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.’s Repreve® recycled fiber brand to launch the Eno Billow™ air lounge, the only inflatable lounger made with recycled plastic water bottles.

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG) disclosed a public-private partnership that will increase opportunities for residents and businesses to recycle flexible film packaging.

In 2014, a dozen members of the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) came together to establish the Foam Recycling Coalition (FRC) to provide direct support for the increased recycling of foodservice packaging made from expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam.

Leaders from plastics organizations across the globe announced that there were approximately 260 projects planned, underway or completed as part of the Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter (Global Declaration), a public commitment by the global plastics industry to tackle plastic in the marine environment.

When it comes to recycling, soda bottles and shampoo bottles are not treated equally: only 14 percent of Americans are recycling their bathroom bottles, while more than half of American households are recycling their kitchen items.