Plastic Waste – Polypropylene Recovery and Recycling

On July 8, 2020, Keurig Dr Pepper http://news.keurigdrpepper.com/2020-07-08-Keurig-Dr-Pepper-Advances-Sustainable-Packaging-Commitments-with-New-10-Million-Investment-to-Improve-Polypropylene-Recycling-in-the-U-S “… announced its founding sponsorship of The Recycling Partnership's Polypropylene Recycling Coalition … The Company has committed $10 million over the next five years, alongside investments from industry peers, to increase and improve the recovery and recycling of polypropylene plastic in the U.S.  The Coalition will work to solidify polypropylene's status as a standard curbside recycling material through projects that enhance collection, sortation and processing in recycling facilities which, in turn, will increase the value and supply of recycled polypropylene (rPP) and reduce the need for virgin plastic used in packaging … The Company is on track to meet its commitments of making 100% of its packaging recyclable or compostable and incorporating 30% post-consumer recycled content (PCR) in its packaging by 2025 …” #PlasticWaste #FoodPackaging #Recycling #Polypropylene #SingleUsePlastic