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Published: 6/14/2018

G7 Summit: Leaders Agree to Ocean Plastics Charter
Five countries of the G7 group—excluding the U.S. and Japan—endorsed a plastics charter on ocean pollution.

Published: 6/1/2018

Windmoeller & Hoelscher and Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful Team up For Litter Clean-up Day
In under two hours, the group of 10 collected more than 20 bags of garbage, including cans, bottles and wrappers.

Published: 5/29/2018

Dole’s Recycling Joint Venture In Costa Rica Celebrates 25 Years
This is a rare example of a recycling company that is completely vertically integrated within an industry that generates the waste.

Published: 5/7/2018

Researchers at CSU Discover A New Recyclable Polymer
New “infinitely” recyclable plastic points towards future-generation polymers that not only are chemically recyclable, but also exhibit robust practical properties.

Published: 4/26/2018

Highlights From The Earth Day Twitter Chat
Last week, Plastics Technology participated in a pre-Earth Day Twitter chat with Jeff Wooster of Dow Chemical, Kim Holmes of PLASTICS, Envision Plastics and the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

Published: 4/19/2018

Researchers Discover Plastic-Eating Enzyme
The team’s goal is to use their findings to continue to improve the new enzymes to break down these plastics, but in a fraction of the time.

Published: 4/13/2018

Join The PLASTICS Earth Day Twitter Chat
PLASTICS Earth Day Twitter Chat is hosted by @PLASTICS_US and takes place on Wednesday, April 18 at 11 AM EST.

Published: 4/11/2018

New Technology Converts PET Waste To Virgin-Grade Material
Start-up company Ioniqa has developed a proprietary technology that is reportedly able to convert any PET waste back into transparent virgin grade material.

Published: 3/21/2018

U.S. Military Researchers Use Recycled PET For 3D Printing Parts
Researchers said the driving force for this work is to enhance warfare capability and readiness by enabling repairs while deployed and to reduce dependence of the logistical supply chain.

Published: 3/13/2018

Meet the 2018 Plastics Recycling Innovators
This year features a variety of various recycling technologies and yes, lots of innovation.