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Vending machine for recycled plastic t-shirts launched at New York Fashion Week

Monday, September 9th, 2013 | Permalink

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) hopes recycled plastic fabric becomes the next must-have fashion item. For three days during New York Fashion Week, consumers on midtown 8th Avenue can “buy” a limited edition designer T-shirt made with recycled plastic fabric from a new vending machine by ACC’s Plastics Make it Possible –using a plastic bottle as currency. Anyone passing by can simply deposit a plastic bottle into the machine and a new garment made with recycled plastics will be dispensed. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging t-shirt fashion week bottles read more

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First bags, now foam; what’s up next in CA

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites California communities spend nearly half a billion dollars annually in preventing trash from polluting the state’s beaches, rivers and coastal waters, according to a new report from Natural Resources Defense Council ( NRDC ). read more

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ACC: Why ban PE films, when you can recycle?

Friday, June 21st, 2013 | Permalink

Earlier this week, the Los Angeles City Council took one step closer to finalizing a plastic bag ban that is set to go into effect in 2014. The final vote is scheduled next week. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  PE film bag bans LA ACC chevron phillips read more

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Recycling access for HDPE, PET containers crosses key threshold

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 | Permalink

New Orleans—For the first time, recycling access for two broad segments of packaging is sufficiently widespread to label these containers “recyclable” without the need for additional qualification or disclaimer. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – March 2013 Keywords:  recycling American Chemistry Council read more

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Plastic film recycling reaches one billion lb

Monday, February 25th, 2013 | Permalink

The recycling of plastic film increased by 4% to reach one billion lb annually in 2011 for the first time, according to a report by Moore Recycling Associates , on behalf of the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The category of plastic film includes plastic bags, product wraps and commercial shrink film and the report stated that the recycling of plastic film has grown 55% since 2005.  read more

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