September 2007
Resource Recycling;Sep2007, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p15
Trade Publication
The article recounts the evolution of the recycling trend in the U.S. In 1987, it has been found that plastic waste was the major issue in recycling. The economy of the domestic plastics industry was growing through the first half of 1987, and the production of plastics resins has also totaled by 23.6 billion pounds. The officials claimed that the recovery numbers will only increase if the recycling industry would integrate the high-density polyethylene in statewide recycling programs. On the other hand, in 1990s, the deinked pulp (DIP) sector has been viewed to be one of the industry's great success. However, many experts are looking on the possibilities of survival if the objectives can be realized.


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