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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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Changes to the resin identification system – big deal or not?

Monday, June 24th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites The ASTM International Subcommittee on Recycled Plastics recently approved what it called major “enhancements” to the plastic resin identification code (RIC) system. The big change? Gone are “chasing arrows,” which surrounded numerals from 1 to 7 that defined the resin used in the product’s packaging. Now the marking symbol is specified as a solid equilateral triangle around the number. read more

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