Profitability and Plastics Recycling

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Profitability and Plastics Recycling

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Profitability and Plastics Recycling - a look at two industries.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:35am


A recent article in Recycling Product News entitled "Profitable and Practical Plastics: Reuse and Recycling for the Circular Economy" featured HPRC's Chicago regional recycling project as a real-world example of what's possible in plastics recycling.

The article, co-authored by Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan, CEO of Eco-Catalyst, Antea Group Senior Consultant Pamela Gordon, and Andy Fergurson from COPE Plastics, focuses on operational strategies to make money in plastics recycling.

The full issue is available here (the article is found on page 24.) Learn more about the HPRC Chicago Pilot here.‚Äč

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HPRC is a private technical coalition of industry peers across healthcare, recycling and waste management industries seeking to improve recyclability of plastic products within healthcare. HPRC is made up of brand leading and globally recognized members including Baxter, BD, Cardinal Health, DuPont, Eastman Chemical Company, Halyard Health, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Ravago Manufacturing Americas and SABIC Innovative Plastics. The council convenes biannually at meetings hosted by an HPRC member that include facility tours to further learning and knowledge sharing opportunities through first-hand demonstration of best practices in sustainable product and packaging design and recycling processes. For more information, visit


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