As the Rest of the World Tackles Plastic Disposal, the US Remains Slow to Move

via Science The Wire

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For the first time ever, international shipments of plastic waste came under global control this year. That’s because disposable plastic – a major pollutant of the world’s waters and atmosphere, fodder for incinerators, occupier of overflowing landfills, and material for costly recycling – was added to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal.

The convention is a United Nations treaty aimed at managing the adulterating of lands and seas with novel polluting entities, but how effectively this international protocol will work to control plastics disposal remains to be seen.

Read the full story here: https://science.thewire.in/environment/as-the-rest-of-the-world-tackles-plastic-disposal-the-us-remains-slow-to-move/

Plastics Recycling Company Domino Plastics Expands Operations with an Additional Southeastern Location

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WILDWOOD, Florida – With a new location now in full operation in Wildwood, Florida, plastic scrap buyer Domino Plastics is able to continue providing fast service to plastics manufacturers in the southeast. The new location helps the company streamline scrap pickups for customers in the region. Domino Plastics has nationwide warehouses to meet the recycling needs of manufacturers of plastic across the United States. The additional location helps the company maintain its expedited, reliable scrap pickups for all the companies they serve.

Michael Domino, COO of Domino Plastics Company commented, “Our goal at Domino Plastics has always been to reduce plastics in landfills and waterways. With the new location in operation we can better manage this region’s volume of scrap pickup and help manufacturers achieve their own sustainability initiatives.”

Founded in 1983, Domino Plastics Company buys and sells plastic materials in the USA, Mexico and Canada, helping plastic manufacturing businesses with their scrap recycling and recycled materials supplies. They deal in most types and forms of plastic materials including polyethylene, polypropylene, nylon, and polyvinyl chloride. 

The company buys scrap materials from a variety of manufacturing companies such as packaging, automotive, injection molders, and thermoformers. Domino Plastics recently supplied recycled polyethylene (rPE) for a paving project.

To learn more about how to recycle plastic scrap or to purchase recycled plastic visit: www.domplas.com.