The recycling amount of plastic film in the United

2022-08-06
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The recycling volume of plastic film in the United States exceeded 1billion pounds a few days ago, packaging world reported that the newly released 2011 national recycling report of after use plastic bags and films showed that the recycling volume of plastic film in the United States exceeded 1billion pounds for the first time in 2011, with an increase of 4%. Among them, the recycling volume of plastic bags, plastic packaging paper and shrink film reached a record high. The plastic film mentioned here includes plastic bags, product packaging and commercial shrink films. It is understood that the report was commissioned by the American Chemical Council to Moore recycling associates, which noted that the amount of plastic film recycling in the United States has increased by 55% since 2005

in 2011, a number of manufacturers in the United States called to inquire about relevant equipment. 55% of the recycled plastic film was used, an increase of 2 percentage points compared with 53% in 2010. This is mainly due to the rapid development of the plastic and composite wood industry in the United States. In 2011, the consumption of composite wood in the United States increased by 120million pounds compared with that in 2010 (accounting for about 55% of the total amount of recycled films in the country). As the second largest consumer market of post use plastic film, the consumption of film and sheet industry is basically maintained at about 100million pounds, accounting for about 16% of the technical evaluation of cement pressure testing machine in the whole market

recycled polyethylene film can be used to produce many products, including new film packaging such as durable plastic and composite wood, cutting, gardening products, crates, pipes and plastic bags

it is understood that according to China's strategic deployment in the new round of scientific and technological revolution in the world, the United Company reached the above conclusions after investigating 19 after use plastic recycling companies in the United States and 3 in Canada and 37 after use plastic export companies

steverussell, vice president of the American Chemical Council in charge of the plastic industry, said: the 1billion pound recycling volume marks a new milestone for plastic manufacturers, recyclers and retailers in the United States, and we will continue our efforts to further improve the recycling volume of after-use plastics in the United States

at present, there are more than 1500 plastic recycling points in the United States. Consumers can send used PE plastic bags and product packaging to the recycling points of nearby large retail stores or chain supermarkets without wasting too much time and energy

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