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Petoskey Plastics Launches Recycling Scorecard for Blown Film
The data are based on the level of recycled content supplied within film and bags purchased from Petoskey.
Blog Published: 4/26/2016
First PC/ABS Production from Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic Underway
MBA Polymers looks to be first in producing post-consumer PC/ABS pellets from shredded WEEE.
Blog Published: 4/26/2016
Keurig Switches to PP But Has Long Recycling Journey Ahead
After a decade of listening to complaints about the lack of recyclability of its K-Cups, Keurig, Reading Mass., recently announced changes to its packaging but will they be enough for critics?
Blog Published: 4/20/2016
GM Recycles Water Bottles to Produce Chevy Equinox Part
The Detroit auto giant is recycling employees’ water bottles into noise-reducing fabric insulation that covers the Chevrolet Equinox engine.
Blog Published: 4/13/2016
Hong Kong’s Recycling Needs
Prior to the Taipei Plas factory tour that kicks off on March 22 in Taiwan, I took a trip to Hong Kong. Of course, I can’t take off my plastics packaging/recycling editor hat despite being on vacation.
Blog Published: 3/21/2016
Ways to Grow PET Packaging Recycling
Global commodities markets are placing intense price pressure on all players in the PET supply chain, as reclaimers and PRF operators suffer tight margins due to low resin pricing.
Blog Published: 3/10/2016
Plastic Recycling Start-Up Looks to Change India’s Recycling Culture
India has been referred to as the world’s trash can. Harsh for certain, but if you type in the words ‘India’ and ‘Trash,’ plenty of disturbing Google images of kids playing in trash will pop up.
Blog Published: 3/2/2016
Innovative Materials Open Up New Markets for Injection Molding
Light-emitting diodes, bipolar car battery plates, medical components—new opportunities in these applications and more are coming to injection molding thanks to advances in materials.
Blog Published: 1/27/2016
10 Most-Interesting Materials Developments of 2015
2015 was not “short” in materials news including novel packaging resins, thermoplastic composites and biopolymer advances.
Blog Published: 12/29/2015
Winners of SPE Auto Innovation Awards in Safety, Environmental, Aftermarket
Aftermarket category added to 2015 SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Blog Published: 12/10/2015

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