Not making much progress toward developing next lives for our plastic waste

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The Plastic Manufacturing and Consumer Product Industries are “… not making much progress toward developing next lives for our plastic waste …” according to a GreenBlue Monthly Newsletter article from December 2018 which notes that “… the wider plastics industry needs a plan for improvement … our current collection and sorting systems sending resins for mechanical recycling will not be able to supply the quality required for a massive increase in recycled content use … We will need to build both our mechanical recycling capacity and embrace new chemical recycling technologies …”