ACC: Plastic-bag, film recycling at record levels in 2008

03/16/2010 | · Bay City Times (Mich.)

Recycling of film and plastic bags reached peak levels in 2008, when Americans recycled about 832.4 million pounds of consumer bags and packaging wraps, representing a 28% increase from 2005, according to a report commissioned by the American Chemistry Council. The study identified greater access to collection programs and new markets for materials as the drivers of growth.

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