PRCC’s PET Recycling Success Story

By |2021-07-29T21:17:04-07:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: News|

Sonoma, CA July 15, 2021. The Plastic Recycling Corporation of California (PRCC) was created in 1987 as a non-profit, voluntary producer responsibility organization in response to the (then) new California beverage container recycling program. For the past 34 years, the mission of the PRCC has been to en- sure that every PET (#1) beverage bottle [...]

A New Joint Commitment to Recycle the 240 million Pounds of PET Thermoformed Packaging Landfilled in California Every Year

By |2019-11-15T20:36:43-08:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Vernon, CA November 13, 2019 The largest fully-integrated cradle-to-cradle PET packaging company in California—rPlanet Earth—is engaging with Green Impact Plastics in an exclusive agreement to jointly develop and manage the purchase of post-consumer thermoform bales from California and other southern states that have cost effective transportation logistics. Download

PRCC Case Study

By |2019-04-03T00:29:37-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc. (Cascadia) was tasked with developing a case study on the Plastics Recycling Corporation of California (PRCC). The objective of this case study was to describe what PRCC is, and what the organization does in a simple and accessible way for key audiences. This case study was built on findings from a review [...]

All plastics are not created equal

By |2019-03-14T19:56:59-07:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

Response by the PRCC to the Op-Ed appearing on December 24 in the San Francisco Chronicle authored by Michael Sangiacomo, CEO and President of Recology, entitled “It’s time to cut use of plastics.” Opinion // Open Forum All plastics are not created equal By Patty Moore February 4, 2019 The Plastic Recycling Corporation of California (PRCC) [...]


By |2019-04-03T00:26:52-07:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: News|

Petrochemical companies are exploring the economic risks from increased use of plastics while also aligning their business models with future supply-demand curves. Market forces should pave the way ahead, once we address the fundamental inefficiencies in the marketplace. Download  


By |2019-04-03T00:25:55-07:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: News|

Submitted to The Association of Plastic Recyclers by Franklin Associates, a Division of ERG OVERVIEW This analysis is an update and expansion of a recycled resin study completed in 20112 that quantified the total energy requirements, energy sources, atmospheric pollutants, waterborne pollutants, and solid waste resulting from the production of recycled PET and HDPE resin from [...]

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