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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

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

Published: 5/18/2017

The Journey of 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: 5/12/2017

Beach Plastic: A Recycling Story
Plastics Technology went to the beach in San Diego; not for surfing but to see first hand how local collection of beach plastic is enabling P&G's newest sustainable package.

Published: 5/8/2017

The 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 Medical Plastics Recycling
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 For Earth Day
This applicable to registration for the organization’s second annual Re/Focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit.

Published: 4/20/2017

The 100% PCR PP Lush Black Pot—Start of a New PCR Trend?
Chorus of brand owners at recycling conference: “We want PCR.”

Published: 4/14/2017

Study Claims Lightweight Bottles May Impact Recyclability
Wide variation in performance, weight and recyclability in lightweighted bottles is found.