#3 - “Completing the Cycle”
Rigid plastics can easily be recycled and have a strong and growing market.
Grocery stores can help stimulate the incremental growth of rigid plastics recovery by increasing the feedstock volumes flowing to North American plastics reclaimers.
With rapidly increased demand for recycled-content plastic packaging, grocery stores (major generators of clean plastic packaging) play an important role in new recycling opportunities.
Many new products can be made from grocery rigid plastics found in grocery deli, bakery, seafood and pharmacy departments.
This material is important feedstock to many domestic industries.