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STUDY: Plastics Recycling Still having 'Negligible Impact' on Virgin Resins Market

9:10 AM MDT | March 30, 2009 | Alex Scott

The cumulative effect of plastics recycling on the global consumption of thermoplastic resins is having a negligible impact on the displacement of virgin resin, according to the findings of a report recently published by SRI Consulting (Menlo Park, CA). Part of the reason for recycled plastics low impact on the virgin resin market is that sellers of recycled materials are continually developing their own new markets, SRI says. “It will take wider institution of recycling technologies, such as chemical depolymerisation processes, that essentially...

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