The following is a guide to help you recycle
all those perplexing items you can't bear to throw away.
What Secat hopes to find is a new blend of ingredients that fulfills the application requirements and offers economic benefits, such as requiring less energy to recycle
or create, using lower cost ingredients or negating the need for specialized body and lid stock.
SNL/NM has begun implementing the requirements for large construction projects to segregate and recycle
the six materials described above.
Gneuss's integrated screen changer and melt pump is also designed to recycle
PET flake directly into cast film or sheet.
There is a disconnect between how much people say they recycle
and how much they actually do.
The company has also announced that its customers can now recycle
pre-approved ceiling panels made by USG or other manufacturers and, once customers have a full truckload, USG will pay the way.
As a multi-material product, aseptic boxes are relatively hard to recycle
, says John Davis, president of California Resource Recovery Association.
Another government initiative to support recycling is a variation on the idea of relaxing sales tax for the purchase of processing equipment to recycle
. Indeed, Sen.
In Finland, for instance, an EPR law has been in effect since 1997, and for 2001 it aims to reuse or recycle
82 percent of packaging waste, and prevent another six percent from being created in the first place.
"ODOT has always encouraged recycling, but with the bridge program we have improved it by requiring that contractors recycle
wherever they can," says Steve Narkeiwicz, ODOT's consultant program manager.
And while the American Plastics Council abandoned its goal to recycle
25 percent of rigid containers in 1996, citing cost, it spent $20 million to advertise the benefits of plastic that same year.
Because the citizens wanted a way to expand into other commodities, we now have 20 containers at what has become the community recycling center where the residents recycle
their aluminum and plastic, in addition to their paper.