PET container recycling rate up to 29 percent for 2010
from Business Wire via MarketWatch
The National Association for PET Container Resources, The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, and the PET Resin Association announced the release of the "2010 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity" and a 2010 PET container recycling rate of 29 percent. This is the seventh straight year that the United States' recycling rate has increased. Total PET collected for recycling was also highest to date, as was the use of recycled PET in end-use applications, at over 1.5 and 1 billion pounds, respectively.
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