Collections up but recycling rate stagnant in US

More than 1.8 billion pounds (816,466 tonnes) of PET bottles were collected for recycling in the US last year, up 5 per cent on 2017, according to the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR). However, despite the rise in collections, the country’s recycling rate remained flat at just below 29 per cent. In fact,…