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World Recycling Convention 2020 rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns

Originally scheduled for May 18-20 in Istanbul, the event has been rescheduled to Oct. 12-14, 2020.

Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2020 postponed due to coronavirus concerns

Originally scheduled for March 25-26 at the RAI Amsterdam, the show has been postponed until further notice.

New Jersey legislators vote to ban single-use plastic bags

But the legislation still needs the New Jersey state Assembly to pass its own version of the law and have Democrat governor Philip Murphy sign it before it’s enacted.
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Rotogran International is in the forefront of granulator production in North America

Rotogran has been manufacturing granulators and closed-loop granulating systems for the plastics and recycling industries since 1982. » Click Here to Learn More
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Clariant partners with Montreal firm to convert ocean-bound plastics into flame retardants

The collaboration between Clariant and sustainable resin supplier Lavergne is developing flame-retardant polyester compounds targeted to electric and electronic applications such as laptop parts. » Read More
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Toronto nurse creates mosaic from medical plastic waste

Longtime nurse Tilda Shalof turned 10,000 pieces of sterile plastic waste into a vibrant mural that's on permanent display at Toronto General Hospital. » Read More