Thursday, January 6, 2011

The largest recycling facility in North America: phase one complete

A great story from Floor Covering News:

Eighteen months after Shaw Industries and DAK Americas announced the creation of a joint venture company, Clear Path Recycling (CPR), to recycle post-consumer plastic drinking bottles, executives of the three companies gathered to cut the ribbon of the completion of phase one on what will eventually become the largest recycling facility in North America.

Ron Salati, CPR’s vice president of administration and commercial sales, called the official start-up a “milestone. Four years ago [Shaw] issued a challenge to DAK to create a way to feed Shaw. What you see before you is the result of a great deal of hard work and dedication of our parent companies in their sustainability initiatives of reducing environmental impact while creating a viable product for use in their product offerings.”

Read the whole article here.

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