Greenpeace’s controversial claims about plastic recycling garnered reader clicks last month.
The list below shows the top stories published in October for unique page views.
1 | Greenpeace Report: US Plastics Are Not Really Recyclable
According to the latest Greenpeace USA report, no plastic in the United States actually meets the definition of recyclable plastic, prompting companies to switch to other materials.
2 | Autumn Will Accelerate The Decline Of The Textile Market
Recycled fiber prices fell this month, OCC values halved, and mixed papers plunged into negative territory for the first time in more than two years.
3 | Editor’s Perspective: A First Look at a Converted Paper Mill
After seeing the upgrades brought about through NORPAC’s $50 million investment in mixed paper recycling in Washington State, our staff shares some of his market and technology points.
4 | My Opinion: OCC Rates Are Indisputable
A recent analysis found that OCC recycling rates in the United States were not as high as previously reported, but industry representatives claim researchers have left out key information.
5 | How SB 54 Moved From Twice Failed Bill To Groundbreaking EPR
Stakeholders working on California’s groundbreaking Extended Producer Responsibility Program have conducted CPR several times against the EPR bill over the past few months.