Plastic-bag makers reach for recycling goal

04/24/2009 | Environmental Leader

The plastic-bag industry plans to invest $50 million to meet the goal of having plastic bags contain 40% recycled content by 2015. The goal is set forth in the Full Circle Recycling Initiative, developed by the American Chemistry Council and its Progressive Bag Affiliates. The ACC expects as much as 470 million pounds of plastic will be recycled each year to make the bags.

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