by Jared Paben
Markets for mixed paper and plastics have been hard hit by China’s import restrictions. Now, a Texas company is working to develop a new domestic one: paper-plastic building panels.
Houston-based Continuus Material Recovery developed a process to recycle mixed paper and plastics together into panels. The company recently purchased Des Moines, Iowa-based ReWall Company to help it scale up. The acquisition gives Continuus its first board manufacturing assets.