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Demand for recycled polypropylene (PP) resin by major consumer brand companies is approaching 300 million pounds annually, according to a study by The Association of Plastic Recyclers, the international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry.

Utah sculptor Stephen Kesler began his career as a graphic artist at a marketing company. After 19 years of designing corporate logos and branding materials, websites and print pieces, Kesler discovered the work of Ron Mueck, whose artwork intrigued him. Within a few short years he was creating life-like pieces of his own.

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.