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What’s Your Company Worth?
Most processors might not really know. Here, an expert offers her insights at a time when M&A activity is growing.
Blog Published: 5/19/2015
TerraCycle Wants To Fix The K-Cups Recycling Problem
The company has developed a Zero Waste Box that can recycle any pre-packaged beverage capsules.
Blog Published: 5/15/2015
NYC Hit With A Lawsuit Over EPS Ban
  A New York City ban on expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging is set to go into effect July 1.
Blog Published: 5/12/2015
Plastic Bag Bans: The Trend That Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop?
On April 28, the European Parliament gave its final approval for the previously agreed legislation to reduce the use of single-use plastic carrier bags.
Blog Published: 5/1/2015
Study Shows Many Additives Designed to Biodegrade PE, PET Don't Work
Michigan State U. 3-year study does not fare well for additives that claim to break down plastics.
Blog Published: 2/23/2015
Recycling Post-Consumer PET Thermoforms: Did The Three Grants Work?
We all pretty much now that they are recyclable, but are they being recycled?
Blog Published: 2/4/2015
Bag Bans Embolden Activists
Whether or not it was the goal initially, California’s statewide ban of plastic bags has given environmental groups the confidence and momentum to broaden their target range for regulation.
Blog Published: 11/18/2014
EPS Foam Manufacturer Molds On Despite Environmental Attacks
If plastic bags are Public Enemy No. 1 for environmental activists, EPS foam might be No. 1A, despite some very green credentials.
Blog Published: 11/11/2014
Printpak Spearheads Local Effort to Recycle Rigid Plastics
Processor's study shows recycling stream would increase by 20% if rigid plastics were included.
Blog Published: 5/1/2014
Up to 10% Compostable Plastic in PE Recycle Streams is Okay!
European Bioplastics meta-study shows that a small fraction of compostable plastic 'sneaking in' on PE recycle streams has no adverse effect on mechanical properties of recycled material.
Blog Published: 1/28/2014

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