Plastics Recycling

PreZero US has partnered with ACI Plastics to recycle film and mixed rigid plastics

15 Jul 2020

PreZero US’ most recent collaboration is with processing partner ACI Plastics, headquartered in Flint, Michigan. Together, the companies plan to recycle mixed rigid plastics (MRP) and plastic film at two locations in California and South Carolina.

“PreZero US is a recycling company that is looking to develop closed-loop solutions for waste through collaboration,” says Hendrik Dullinger, vice president of business development for PreZero US.

PreZero US has partnered with ACI Plastics to recycle film and mixed rigid plastics

15 Jul 2020

PreZero US’ most recent collaboration is with processing partner ACI Plastics, headquartered in Flint, Michigan. Together, the companies plan to recycle mixed rigid plastics (MRP) and plastic film at two locations in California and South Carolina.

“PreZero US is a recycling company that is looking to develop closed-loop solutions for waste through collaboration,” says Hendrik Dullinger, vice president of business development for PreZero US.

Legislators introduce plastic waste reduction, recycling act

9 Jul 2020

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens of Michigan and Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio have introduced the Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act as bipartisan legislation to reduce plastic waste and improve the global competitiveness of the U.S. plastics recycling industry. 

The Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act directs the establishment of a plastic waste reduction and recycling research and development program, calls on the federal government to develop a strategic plan for plastic waste reduction and calls for the development of standards for plastics recycling technologies.

Agilyx launches feedstock management company

6 Jul 2020

AOR member, Tigard, Oregon-based Agilyx Corp., which chemically recycles plastics into chemical intermediates, fuels and virgin-like plastics, has announced that it is leveraging its existing plastic feedstock management system to create a new subsidiary company Cyclyx International Inc. The new company will help to develop new supply chains that will aggregate and preprocess larger volumes of postuse plastics than current systems can support, Agilyx says.

Cheap virgin plastic is being sold as recycled plastic—it's time for better recycling certification

1 Jun 2020

Driven by the Covid-induced oil price plunge, factories in China are mixing cheaper virgin plastic with recycled plastic and selling it as 100 per cent post-consumer content. Brands with sustainability commitments need to be sure they're buying genuinely recycled material. But how?

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Metro South Transfer Station Starts Pilot Program to Collect Styrofoam for Recycling

28 May 2020

Metro, in partnership with Agilyx, will now collect expanded polystyrene foam, also known as Sytrofoam, products at the facility in Oregon City. Instead of going into the landfill, these items will be recycled into new products.

Agilyx is an advanced recycling company that specializes in converting plastics. Before this pilot program, their facility in Tigard was one of the few places in greater Portland that could reuse polystyrene waste.  

Metro South Transfer Station Starts Pilot Program to Collect Styrofoam for Recycling

28 May 2020

Metro, in partnership with Agilyx, will now collect expanded polystyrene foam, also known as Sytrofoam, products at the facility in Oregon City. Instead of going into the landfill, these items will be recycled into new products.

Agilyx is an advanced recycling company that specializes in converting plastics. Before this pilot program, their facility in Tigard was one of the few places in greater Portland that could reuse polystyrene waste.  

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