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Plastics: What’s Recyclable, What Becomes Trash — And Why

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Plastics: What’s Recyclable, What Becomes Trash — And Why

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This type of packaging flattens out on the MRF’s conveyor belt and ends up being incorrectly sorted and mixed with paper, rendering the whole bale unsellable. Even if pouches were collected and separated by recyclers, there would be no one to buy them because there aren’t yet products or end markets …

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