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A New Era Of Plastic Recycling?

Posted by Junk King on Sep 19, 2022 5:00:00 AM

With the surge of innovative technology around the world, plastic recycling is producing a wide variety of new building materials and other products.

Unlike most other common, recyclable solid waste products, not all types of plastics are easily recyclable and some are not recyclable at all. Which is a long-standing problem for the waste management industry and the environment.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste, recycling plastic

Recycling Plastic Waste: Is It A Waste Of Time?

Posted by Junk King on May 20, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

 

For years we have been told to recycle our plastic bottles and other plastic waste. Most of it, anyway. But it turns out that recycling plastic is not easy. 

Despite the introduction of a not-so-helpful coding system, the average residential consumer is at a loss to know what plastics can or cannot be recycled. Turns out most of it never is anyway.

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste, recycling plastic

5 Tips For Better Plastic Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Feb 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Recycling plastic is easy, right? If it's made of plastic or has plastic, then you just toss it in the nearest recycling bin. Except it's not that easy. 

The problem is that all plastic is not the same, and many plastic products that end up as waste are not easily recyclable. And some aren't recyclable at all. So, what do you do?

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Topics: junk recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities, plastic waste, recycling plastic

Plastic Recycling's Brave New World

Posted by Junk King on Feb 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Plastic recycling has been both a boon and a burden for manufacturers and recyclers largely because not all types of plastic can be recycled economically.

Yet other plastics end up as new products every day.  Fortunately, innovation and technology are being combined and utilized to create new uses for problem plastics.

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Topics: recycle styrofoam, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities, plastic waste, recycling plastic

The Promise Of Plastic Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 23, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

For decades, most plastic waste has been difficult or impossible to recycle. This has led to a glut of plastic waste, including plastic in our oceans.

The good news is that technological advances and innovation from surprising places are bringing the promise of new uses and recycling of these "problem" plastics.

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Topics: junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste

Plastic Recycling: Problems And Promise

Posted by Junk King on Jan 22, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The biggest problem with plastic recycling is plastics. There a dozens of plastic types used in consumer goods but not all of them are easily recycled.

In addition, the sheer volume of plastic waste threatens to overwhelm our existing capacity for processing and recycling it all. Which means much of it is exported elsewhere or ends up in our landfills.

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Topics: Recycling, eco-friendly, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities

Plastic Recycling: A New Era

Posted by Junk King on Aug 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Plastic recycling has taken some heavy hits over the last few years, but new technology promises a new era for plastic waste.

While many plastics remain highly recyclable, the market for these waste plastics has diminished recently, due in large part to China's ban on plastic and other wastes in 2018.

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling, electronics recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic

The Problem Of Recycling Plastic

Posted by Junk King on Apr 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Plastic recycling is a problem. This may sound odd since putting waste plastic in recycling bins is simple. But recycling plastic is far from simple.

The plastic recycling side of the recycling industry has always had challenges and complications. But since China banned waste plastic imports in 2018, the challenges have escalated.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling, recycle plastic

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