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Posted by Andrew S. on Apr 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Typical U.S. supermarkets generate 80-150# of rigid recyclable plastic weekly (volume varies by store sales) Most rigids come from Fresh Produce and Pharmacy departments Primarily clean HDPE#2 and PP#5 Generated by conventional stores – confirmed by recent in-field studies Since 2007, one of America’s top exports to China has been…  trash. Yes, trash. That includes everything from scrap metal and paper to cardboard and crumpled aluminum soda cans. The United States sold $10.8 billion worth of metal and paper scrap recyclables to China in 2011. It sounds weird, but the trade...

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