WM + Dow Rollout First Major Residential Plastic Film Recycling Program in the U.S.

Plastic Film Recycling Program

WM and Dow announced the launch of a bold new collaboration to improve residential recycling for hard-to-recycle plastic films by allowing consumers in select markets to recycle these materials directly in their curbside recycling. This collaboration builds on WM and Dow’s continued support for a more expansive recycling system across the country. Once operating at […]

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WM’s VP of Recycling Discusses What the Avangard Acquisition Means for Plastic Markets

WM acquires Avangard

WM is the latest U.S. recycler to demonstrate it’s getting more directly involved in secondary processing infrastructure after announcing Tuesday it will acquire assets from Avangard Innovative. While the initial focus is on plastic film, the transaction could also have broader implications for the future business model of recycling. WM has invested in secondary processing […]

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