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FLEXcon launches optiFLEX THIN ecoFOCUS, a line of downgauged versions of its other optiFLEX ecoFOCUS products; applications for the white and silver BOPP films and PE films include food and beverage, personal care and cosmetics, household chemical

Assn. of Plastic Recyclers recognizes Glenroy's PE STANDCAP as curbside recyclable; Glenroy estimates if just one leading firm switched only 10% of its ketchup bottles, it would eliminate 2,600,000 lbs. of plastic from being produced, landfilled per year

MIT researchers develop method to convert previously unrecyclable plastics into propane, which can be used as a fuel or a chemical feedstock; process utilizes a catalyst to break down PE and PP

IRPC, the petrochemical arm of PTT, expects petrochemical prices to rise early in 2023 amid waning impact of COVID-19 pandemic; HDPE hit low point in Q3 2022 at US$421/tonne, PP at US$367/tonne, compared to early 2020 range of US$500-US$900/tonne

US Patent Issued to Borealis on Nov. 29 for "Recycled polyethylene-polypropylene blends comprising a compatibilizer" (Austrian Inventors)

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