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Plastic bottle recycling held nearly steady in 2015, with a slight decrease of 0.5 percent from 2014, according to figures released jointly by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI) and SPE (Society of Plastics Engineers) have created a new, partnered membership program for plastics industry original equipment manufacturers or brand owner companies.

With over 1.8 million tons of collected and recycled PET bottles, the 2015 European PET collection and recycling volumes have increased by 5 percent compared to 2014.

Foam recycling has become more convenient for Thomaston residents.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed adding the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics site in the Village of Hoosick Falls, New York. to its Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) of the country’s most hazardous waste sites.

Brita, a water filtration brand, is joining UC Berkeley in a combined effort to increase campus sustainability efforts while offering students and the broader campus community healthier beverage choices.