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Quebec’s biggest plastics recycler set to close its doors

Quebec’s biggest post-consumer plastics recycler has ceased operations and asked for bankruptcy protection.



Quebec’s biggest post-consumer plastics recycler has ceased operations and asked for bankruptcy protection.

 

Beauceville, Que.-based Recyc RPM has laid off all 90 of its employees. The company has recycling plants in Beauceville and St. Damien, Que.

 

According to a news report by Quebec’s La Presse news agency, Recyc is in the process of submitting a proposal to its creditors. The company owes nearly $20 million, La Presse said.

 

The annual production capacity of the two plants is more than 65 million pounds of recycled plastic.

 

Recyc was founded in 1989 by brothers Louis and Luc Métivier.