[This study shows a win-win for companies who incorporate recycled plastic resin into their new products. They can improve the environmental sustainability of their products and processes and reduce their energy costs," said Steve Alexander, president of APR. [It demonstrates the importance and effectiveness of the full recycling chain for plastic goods – a chain that starts with companies manufacturing recyclable products, and ends with consumers buying products made from recycled materials."
The report examined recycling processes for three of the most common types of plastic material recycled today: polyethylene terephthalate (PET), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP).
According to the report, using recycled plastic reduced total energy consumption by:
At the same time, using recycled plastic limited emissions by:
[This report clearly demonstrates the benefits of a renewed commitment to plastic recycling," stated Jamie Camara, CEO of PetStar and chair of The APR Board of Directors. [It is critical that North America continues to invest in our recycling infrastructure so that we can expand the material that is collected, sorted, and processed for second use. Recycling and using recycled materials are good for manufacturers, consumers, and the planet."
Additional information is available at plasticsrecycling.org.
About The Association of Plastic Recyclers
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) is The Voice of Plastics Recycling. As the international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, membership includes independent recycling companies of all sizes, processing numerous resins, as well as consumer product companies, equipment manufacturers, testing laboratories, organizations and others committed to the success of plastics recycling. APR advocates the recycling of all plastics. Visit PlasticsRecyling.org for more information.
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