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The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), in collaboration with the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), has completed a multi–hospital plastics recycling project in the Chicago market.

Emirates has created new sustainable blankets made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoTHREAD™ and is available in Economy Class on long-haul flights.

The Arkansas based company, Revolution Plastics began it first dumpster dispersal in Minnesota.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Canyon Plastics, Inc. to resolve federal Clean Water Act violations. The company has corrected the deficiencies found at its facility in Valencia, California, and obtained a stormwater permit.

The Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council (CPRC) and the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) released a jointly produced “Your Bottles Means Jobs (YBMJ)” video.

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Here’s one thing we know: The paper and plastic recycling industries are in a constant state of flux. In a recent report by the American Forest and Paper Association, the U.S. paper recovery rate increased by 1.4 percentage points in 2015 to a record-high 66.8 percent.