PLASTICS Industry Association Releases Analysis: Data Suggests More Plastics Recycling In The U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.  — December 12, 2023 — The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has released an official analysis of third-quarter trade data on recyclable plastics materials, authored by PLASTICS Chief Economist, Dr. Perc Pineda.

Dr. Pineda wrotes: “Examining the third-quarter trade data on recyclable plastics materials unveils several noteworthy trends within the U.S. plastics industry. The sector has notably amplified its recycling efforts and augmented its importation of recyclable plastics materials. Remarkably, the U.S. was a net importer of recyclable plastics materials: 14.7 million kilograms (kgs) equivalent to $15.6 million.”

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Posted: December 12, 2023

Source: The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS)