Plastic packaging recycling across Canada increases by 15%


A new report claims an additional 15% of plastic packaging was recycled in 2010 compared to 2009 across Canada.

The report, conducted by Moore Recycling Associates, stated more than 217 million kilograms of post-consumer plastic packaging were collected for recycling in Canada.

The results are derived from a survey of more than 500 companies who are handling recycled plastics in North America. These companies are made up of reclaimers, exporters, brokers, MRFs (Material Recovery Facilities) and other handlers of used plastics.
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