No Time To Waste

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Clean Economy, Recycling Plastic | No Comments

Plastics waste is hurting the chemical industry as well as the environment. By taking the lead on recycling, chemical players could add a new dimension to the industry and help solve the problem.  ~McKinsey https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/chemicals/our-insights/no-time-to-waste-what-plastics-recycling-could-offer  

‘We Got Lazy’: U.S. Recyclers Try Cleaning Up Their Scrap

With China’s ban on mixed scrap paper and plastics from the U.S. and strict limits on contamination, recyclers face a growing backlog and vow to produce cleaner loads of recyclables.  Read the full story in the Wall Street Journal > http://www.paywallnews.com/life/%E2%80%98We-Got-Lazy%E2%80%99–U-S–Recyclers-Try-Cleaning-Up-Their-Scrap.SkHFa0SHxX.html  

Growing Volume Of Post Use Plastics Generated By Healthcare Providers Leads To New Approaches To Managing the Materials

Healthcare providers take steps to recover more post use plastic, now estimated at 25% of the waste generated by a typical system > http://www.waste360.com/medical-waste/how-healthcare-industry-addressing-fast-growing-medical-waste-problem  

Barriers to Entry Lowered For Development of Plastic-To-Fuel Technologies in Wisconsin and Georgia

Two bills have cleared their respective legislative bodies in Wisconsin and Georgia and are now headed to the governor’s desk in each state that will allow Plastic-To-Fuel technologies to be permitted as manufacturing facilities.  These legislative actions significantly reduce the barriers to developing a new facility and will allow for these technologies to proliferate in […]

RES Polyflow Announces Renewable Fuel Agreement with BP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RES Polyflow Announces Renewable Fuel Agreement with BP  Chagrin Falls, Ohio – March 20, 2018 – RES Polyflow, an Ohio based manufacturer of Plastics-To-Fuel energy recovery systems announced today that it has entered into an offtake agreement with BP for the fuels produced by its first commercial production facility. Located in Ashley, […]

RES Polyflow Provides Testimony to U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Taxation

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Clean Economy, Recycling Plastic | No Comments

RES Polyflow Statement for the Record Submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Tax Policy For Hearing on Post Tax Reform Evaluation of Recently Expired Tax Provisions March 14, 2018 Chairman Buchanan, Ranking Member Doggett and members of the subcommittee, My name is Michael Dungan, and I am […]

Launchpad for Circularity

This article originally appeared in the January 2018 issue of Resource Recycling. Subscribe today for access to all print content. In My Opinion: Launchpad for Circularity by Rick Wagner We’re planning to go to Mars. Not tomorrow, but someday. Hopefully soon. We’re also planning to create a circular economy down here on Earth, in which materials such […]

Converting Oceanbound Plastics to Hydrocarbon Fuels

RES Polyflow recently penned a guest blog on remediating plastic based marine debris for our engineering partner R.C. Costello and Assoc, Inc. Cleaning up our waterways and oceans of plastic waste is a global challenge in search of a solution.  RES Polyflow is committed to commercializing our proprietary Plastics-To-Fuel conversion technology worldwide to support the […]