Plastic manufacturers and recyclers support industries and jobs across Iowa.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, heard testimonies from leaders in the recycling industry and questioned stakeholders on research in recycling operations. The EPW subcommittee hearing today
Ernst highlighted Iowa’s latest step towards manufacturing bio-butanediol (BDO) single-use plastics with the construction of a bio-BDO facility in Eddyville, Iowa. Once completed, Eddyville will be home to the first commercial scale bio-BDO facility in the United States and will process 30,000 bushels of corn every day.
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