Products are being shipped all over the world. There is no place on the planet where any manufactured product cannot be shipped, but you need to ensure that the product reaches its destination in excellent condition.
As grocery store chains focus on Zero Waste Initiatives, a recently developed economic overview of recycling grocery rigid plastics helps grocers recognize that recycling their bakery, deli and other “behind the counter” rigid plastic containers makes economic sense.
In the last two years, Recycling Reinvented has worked to introduce legislation in several states and commission a cost-benefit study for Minnesota to show how EPR could increasing recycling rates and find cost efficiencies on a statewide level.
The Recycling Committee of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, in a paper titled “Unlocking the EPS Recovery Potential: Technologies Enabling Efficient Collection and Recovery,” offers the industry a glimpse into the various streams of expanded polystyrene (EPS) available for recovery today, and the technologies available to process this material into a valuable feed stream for a growing range of end markets.