As appeared in The Dallas Morning News (29 July 2016 08:00 AM), Why is some plastic recycling no longer cost-effective? Blame fracking by Jeffrey Weiss
Why is some plastic recycling no longer cost-effective? Blame fracking
But only a few years ago, there was plenty of cash in reselling that trash — paper, plastics and metal — to provide a nice profit for the recycling companies and give money back to the cities and companies producing the waste. No longer. And if that doesn’t turn around, it may mean some people will pay relatively more for trash pickup than if the market for recycling were better.