Category: Economy

  • The Circular Economics of Plastics and Evertrak

    Circular Economics Needs an Engine Circular economics are the foundation of sustainable manufacturing and recycling – the end-of-life product is recycled into raw material for new products. The virtues of recycling plastic are obvious: reduction in fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, and less plastic waste polluting our cities, landscapes, and oceans. However, circular

  • Essential Benefits of 100% Reinforced Recycled Plastic Ties for Railways

    Did you know that approximately 21 million wood railroad ties are removed from service each year in the United States? Replacing those ties is essential, but what is put back in their place is also important. That’s why ties comprised of 100 percent recycled plastic and fiber reinforcement are becoming more prevalent. They’re completely moisture-resistant, can be interspersed