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As Legislation Against Plastic Expands, Extech Continues to be a Leader in Recycled and Compostable Materials

  • February 26
  • Nicole

Every day we are seeing news about new legislation regarding plastic. This past week, Illinois legislators introduced a comprehensive package of bills aimed at reducing single-use plastics, banning polystyrene bags, introducing a statewide container deposit, charging a 10-cent carryout bag fee, and pushing the state to procure recyclable and compostable materials. When it comes to … Continue reading As Legislation Against Plastic Expands, Extech Continues to be a Leader in Recycled and Compostable Materials

Recycling Can be the Answer to Plastics Bad Rap

  • August 1
  • Nicole

Plastics are getting a bad rap these days. Every time I glance at the news headlines, scroll through my Facebook feed or visit a local restaurant I am told how bad plastic is for the environment. There are millions and millions of pounds of it polluting the ocean. Marine life is being harmed by straws. … Continue reading Recycling Can be the Answer to Plastics Bad Rap

Anti Dumping

  • July 19
  • Nicole

Ex-Tech Joins Other Domestic Sheet Producers in Trade Petitions Against Oman, South Korea and Mexico WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, three major U.S. plastics extruders – Advanced Extrusion Inc., Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc., and Multi-Plastics Extrusions, Inc. – filed a petition alleging that imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) sheet from Oman, Korea, and Mexico are being sold at less than … Continue reading Anti Dumping