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Sarah Schneider joined S&P Global Platts in 2019 and works as an editor on the Americas petrochemicals pricing team. Full Bio
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Feb 2021
  • Petrochemicals

US plastics recycling struggles to meet demand, highlighting investment gap

US demand for recycled plastic bottles has risen steadily in recent years to meet ambitious company and state government goals. However, recycling rates have held flat for the past decade, and even fell by a percentage point in 2019, according to the latest...

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Aug 2020
  • Petrochemicals
  • Coronavirus

Plastic recycling faces setback in California after COVID-19 disruptions

The US recycled PET market has begun to open up again, following significant disruptions at the height of the coronavirus pandemic that led to nine out of ten bottle bill states forgoing their recycling commitments

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Apr 2020
  • Petrochemicals
  • Coronavirus

Coronavirus threatens US plastics recycling as states cancel collections

The coronavirus pandemic has created a wave of complications for the recycled plastics industry and hampered short-term supply of plastic waste, with several US areas suspending recycling programs, and concerns about transmission creating problems for waste...

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