Society of Plastics Industry Names Official Recycler for June Show

North Chicago, IL - Maine Plastics, Inc. has been selected by the Society of the Plastics Industry as the "Official Recycler of NPE 2003." The North Chicago, Illinois, processor and distributor of secondary resins will team up with Eco Educators to collect scrap generated by exhibitors on the show floor at McCormick Place during Show Week, June 23-27.

Maine Plastics and Eco Educators teamed up at NPE 2000, collecting and recycling more than 350,000 pounds of plastics at Maine Plastics' 200,000 square foot processing plant.

"We are hoping to involve 100 percent of the exhibitors who generate scrap and increase the percentage of materials collected and recycled at NPE 2003," stated Robert Render, president Maine Plastics.