PLASTICS WILL BE RECYCLED AT CHICAGO

Two companies will build a 40 million lb/year plastics recycling plant on Chicago's South Side. The companies, Waste Management of North America Inc., Oak Brook, Ill., and Du Pont Co., Wilmington, Del., formed a recycling joint venture that plans to start up another plant in Philadelphia in late March 1990. The Chicago plant will separate from municipal solid waste and recycle used plastics from 21 communities into a broad range of automotive, consumer, and building material products.

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