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Post-Industrial Plastic Recycling

Post-Industrial Plastic Recycling Saves Money And Waste

Please Recommend…With increased awareness about environmentally-useful recovery processes, not much thought is given to post-industrial plastic recycling. Most are familiar with post-consumer plastics like bottles, packaging and other household items that are placed in bins to be picked up, with varying degrees of efficiency, by municipal trash collection. Less familiar, but still a useful way of eliminating waste, is material that comes directly from a factory. Post-industrial plastic scrap comes…

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Recycled Plastic Patio Furniture

Recycled Plastic Patio Furniture A Popular Choice

Please Recommend…One of the hottest markets in home furnishings is the the recycled plastic patio furniture niche. When you consider that the average household in the U.S. disposes of over 2 lbs of plastic on a daily basis you can appreciate the fact that there is no shortage of material for manufacturing these popular products. As a matter of fact, over 100,000 lbs of scrap plastic per day is kept…

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Carpeting Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Carpeting Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Please Recommend…One of the earliest recycling innovations is carpeting made from recycled plastic bottles. Growth has been substantial and today a company like Mohawk Flooring is processing over 8 million bottles each day provided by recycling facilities all over the U.S. Arriving in bales at the manufacturing plant, the bottles are separated into clear and color batches. Without this kind of separation all the resulting carpets would be colored green.…

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