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PET thermoform recycling plans moving forward

June 27, 2012

Photo by Victoria Stanish - Elk County Solid Waste Authority Chairman Russ Braun, left, and Elk County Recycling/Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner, right, discuss plans to move forward with a PET thermoform plastics recycling project at Tuesday's authority meeting.

RIDGWAY - At Tuesday's Elk County Solid Waste Authority meeting, Recycling/Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner said she will be participating in a conference call this week with the PA Recycling Markets Center to continue with steps to enable PET (polyethylene terephthalate) thermoform plastic recycling through a pilot project. The center in Elk County is receiving funding through a national grant and is the only rurally located facility involved in the project.

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