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  1. Sustainable and Durable: Recycled Plastic Lumber

    Wooden decks and other surfaces can add an element of natural beauty to any home or office. From patios to planters, wood planks have long been considered a sustainable building material and, until about 25 or 30 years ago, was the material of choice for deck construction and other outdoor applications. Beginning in the late 1980s and early 1990s, recycled plastic lumber (RPL) began to take a foot…Read More

  2. Demystifying Plastic Recycling Codes

    We’ve all seen the little triangle composed of three arrows that loop back on themselves in a clockwise direction, signifying to us that the item or container we are holding has either been recycled or can be recycled. The official name of this little triangle is the Mobius loop, and when it appears on a plastic item or container, it will have a number ranging from one to seven in the center of…Read More

  3. Make Plastic Recycling Easy

    Since the first plastic recycling mill was created in 1972, the plastic recycling industry has slowly adapted to become the environment-sustaining industry it is today. Although we’ve come a long way in the last 45 years since the humble beginnings of plastics recycling, there is always room for improvement. Current figures from the EPA estimate that, worldwide, we only recycle approximately 34…Read More

  4. A Closer Look at High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

    Are you thinking about using a more environmentally-friendly product for your next manufacturing venture? Have you considered exploring the world of recycled plastics? High-density polyethylene (commonly referred to as HDPE) is just one of the many plastics on the market today that is growing in popularity. Given its versatility, its recycled counterpart may be just the product you are searching …Read More