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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_recycling

Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastic and reprocessing the ... The percentage of plastic that can be fully recycled, rather than downcycled or go to waste, can be increased when manufacturers of packaged goods ...

www.thoughtco.com/recycling-plastics-820356

Apr 9, 2017 ... Plastic recycling can reduce the consumption of other natural resources. Find out how it started and works.

www.thomasnet.com/articles/plastics-rubber/plastic-recycling-equipment

Stages such as sorting, cleaning, size reduction, separation, and pelletizing can be found in most plastic recycling operations. Likewise, the machinery used to ...

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/12/what-actually-happens-to-a-recycled-plastic-bottle/418326

Dec 4, 2015 ... The incentive of deposits has been shown to work. ... Recycled plastic bottle flakes (rPET) will be shipped to manufacturers in the U.S., China ...

www.thebalance.com/an-overview-of-plastic-recycling-4018761

Nov 3, 2016 ... Plastic recycling refers to the process of recovering waste or scrap plastic and ... Plastics are durable, lightweight and inexpensive materials that can readily be ... It works to enhance quality and increase the supply of recycled ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2873020

Plastics are inexpensive, lightweight and durable materials, which can readily be moulded into a variety of products that find use in a wide range of applications.

www.conserve-energy-future.com/recyclingplastic.php

Instead of throwing them away polluting the land and our water bodies, we can optimize the lifespan of plastics by recycling and reusing them. Plastic recycling ...

www.nytimes.com/2002/03/30/business/plastic-recycling-is-a-work-in-progress.html

Mar 30, 2002 ... Plastic Recycling Is a Work in Progress ... ''Billions of pounds of plastics will not be dealt with in an environmentally benign way,'' said Ted Smith ...

www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org/pft/2015/8/23/the-myth-of-the-recycling-solution

Oct 5, 2015 ... Plastic pollution will not be solved by recycling because it doesn't stop ... And for recycling to work, there needs to be infrastructure in place so ...

www.livescience.com/52926-plastic-recycling-works.html

Nov 25, 2015 ... Another way industry is working to promote recycling of flexible ... A 2010 study found that recycling two common types of plastics can save ...