Recycling Company Sells Holdings to United Resource

International Recycling Group (IRG) LLC has sold its membership interests to United Resource Recovery Corp. (URRC) Inc.

A subsidiary of New York-based GreenSteel LLC said in a news release it sold its IRG membership interest to the Spartanburg, S.C.-based URRC for an undisclosed amount. Other terms weren’t available.

IRG aims for 100-percent usage of plastic scrap by separating all the recyclable plastic from the non-recyclable, and converting the latter into a reducing agent for the steel industry.

The partnership between IRG and URRC provides IRG with access to URRC’s proprietary UnPET food-grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling technology.  IRG currently is developing plants that make PolyCoke by sourcing plastic scrap that cannot be economically recycled by traditional means.

URRC recycles silver-bearing films in the U.S. and post-consumer PET for food-grade applications globally.

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