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Published: 7/20/2017

Recap of Refocus Sustainability & Recycling Summit
Sustainable materials must meet or exceed the performance of their traditional competitors; could ocean plastic be coming to cars; and more.

Published: 6/22/2017

Keurig to Produce Recyclable K-cup Pods in Canada by End of 2018
Push to make pods recyclable to ramp up in Canada.

Published: 6/7/2017

Unilever Introduces Process to Recycle Multilayer Sachets
Plastics from the post-consumer sachets will be channeled back into the supply chain.

Published: 5/31/2017

PP Waxes with Unique & Customizable Technical Properties
GreenMantra’s new PP waxes are among the high-value products from waste plastics it makes.

Published: 5/23/2017

$1-Million Circular Materials Challenge Aims to Reduce Plastics Pollution
Global innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs are invited to submit new materials solutions to Ellen MacArthur Foundation and NineSigma.

Published: 5/18/2017

VIDEO: The Journey of Cast Away Beach Plastics into New Shampoo Bottles
In a web exclusive report and video, Plastics Technology went directly to a source of P&G’s newest sustainable package: a San Diego beach.

Published: 5/8/2017

Kudos to European PVC Industry Sustainable Development Program
VinylPlus recycled nearly 1.2 billion pounds of PVC in 2016.

Published: 5/3/2017

Kaiser Permanente, Goodwill Partner on Healthcare Plastics Recycling Project
When you find yourself at a hospital or the doctor’s office, most likely the last thing you’re thinking about is how much waste the healthcare field generates (for good reason, health clearly takes priority over work).

Published: 4/26/2017

The Plastic-Eating Caterpillar that Could Halt PE Bag Waste
In today’s weird but true (not fake) news, I’d like to re-introduce you to the caterpillar and the newest mascot for the plastics industry (kidding, kind of).

Published: 4/24/2017

PLASTICS Offers Registration Price Break in Honor of Earth Day
This applicable to registration for the organization’s second annual Re/Focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit.