The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA), comprised of former members of the Thermoset Technology Division of the Society of the Plastics Industry, has been independently incorporated as a non-profit trade association. TRFA will host its first Annual Meeting and Technical Conference November 10-11, 2003, in Philadelphia. Go to www.trfa.org.
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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