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SPE Names Recipients of GPEC 2008 Achievement Awards

Release date: 1/31/2008

The Plastics Environmental Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC®) 2008 Achievement Awards, recognizing “Sustainability and Recycling for a Greener Environment.”

The conference takes place March 11-12 in Orlando, Florida, at the Florida Hotel & Convention Center.  The awards will be presented at a banquet on March 12.
Through these awards, SPE’s Plastics Environmental Division recognizes corporations and other institutions that have demonstrated environmental leadership and excellence through significant achievements in a variety of categories.
The recipients of the 2008 GPEC® Awards:

  • Interface, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia, for “Emerging Technologies in Materials, Processes and Applications” – for developing technologies to separate and purify carpets, particularly nylon 6,6 based carpets, recovery and purification of the nylon, making new fibers and new carpets.

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