Plastic Archive

  • At American Recycling Company, we handle many grades of industrial, post-industrial, and pre-consumer plastics. We also take stretch films, shrink wraps, clean agricultural film, PET bottles, preforms, PET strapping, plastic […]

    Understanding Plastic Grades

    At American Recycling Company, we handle many grades of industrial, post-industrial, and pre-consumer plastics. We also take stretch films, shrink wraps, clean agricultural film, PET bottles, preforms, PET strapping, plastic […]

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  • New Plastics Specifications to Modernize, Standardize and Streamline Plastics Buying and Selling. The new specifications were approved by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.(ISRI) Board of Directors. ISRI’s plastic […]

    ISRI Releases New Plastics Specifications

    New Plastics Specifications to Modernize, Standardize and Streamline Plastics Buying and Selling. The new specifications were approved by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.(ISRI) Board of Directors. ISRI’s plastic […]

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  • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Recycling American Recycling is now accepting expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam for recycling. We are recycling Styrofoam, extruded polystyrene, and expanded polystyrene foam materials. Our Modesto recycling facility […]

    American Recycling is now accepting Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)

    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Recycling American Recycling is now accepting expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam for recycling. We are recycling Styrofoam, extruded polystyrene, and expanded polystyrene foam materials. Our Modesto recycling facility […]

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  • Recycling Modesto’s Waste Plastic American Recycling accepts a diverse variety of plastic containers, whether compacted or unprocessed, palletized or loose. We accept several resin types, and are constantly searching for […]

    Plastic Container Processing

    Recycling Modesto’s Waste Plastic American Recycling accepts a diverse variety of plastic containers, whether compacted or unprocessed, palletized or loose. We accept several resin types, and are constantly searching for […]

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  • Plastics are polymers. The most simple definition of a polymer is something made up of many units. Polymers are chains of molecules. Each link of the chain is usually made […]

    How Plastics Are Made

    Plastics are polymers. The most simple definition of a polymer is something made up of many units. Polymers are chains of molecules. Each link of the chain is usually made […]

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  • Operation Clean Sweep © is a joint program between The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) with a seemingly simple […]

    Operation Clean Sweep

    Operation Clean Sweep © is a joint program between The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) with a seemingly simple […]

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