Vortex, Salina, KS, recently was recognized for its commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility by the Solutions-based Customer Recycling Program (SCRAP), founded by Cope Plastics Inc. Vortex received the Gold Level Milestone award, which recognizes companies that have recycled a total of 200,000 pounds of industrial plastics. Vortex reached the milestone after 6 years of being involved in the program.