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A New Approach to Recycling Plastics

VolCat turns waste polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into a substance ready to be fed directly into new plastic manufacturing.
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Used plastic may become the next renewable resource, thanks to a radical new process from IBM Research™ called VolCat. 

In lab tests, the process — short for volatile catalyst — turns used plastic bottles into piles of a pure material that can be used to manufacture new plastic products, replacing petroleum-based feedstocks.

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging Joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) welcomes Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, a global leader in custom thermoformed packaging that provides superior protection for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, as its newest member.

Advocate Health Care and Cleveland Clinic Join HPRC Healthcare Facility Advisory Board

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July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/  - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Advocate Health Care and Cleveland Clinic to its Healthcare Facility Advisory Board (HFAB), a role intended to help the council set priorities and steer the agenda towards its mission of inspiring and enabling sustainable

Albertsons Companies Stores Celebrate Earth Day with Plastics Recycling Partner

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This April 22nd marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. While this is a key day to celebrate environmental achievements, it’s also important to recognize our role as environmental stewards each and every day. This is something that Albertsons Companies and our family of stores (including ACME, Albertsons, Safeway, Shaw’s, Star, United, and others) takes seriously all year round through the conscientious reduction, reuse, and recycling of all our materials. Plastic is a great example.

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