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Published: 4/27/2018

PolyOne Emphasizes its Materials & Services in Future Mobility Innovations
At its Investors Day at NPE2018, PolyOne will present details about transportation solutions as one of several high-growth focus areas.

Published: 3/12/2018

Global Bioplastics Market to Grow 20%
Emerging low-carbon circular economy, stronger policy support for the bioeconomy, and increased consumer awareness drive expansion.

Published: 2/16/2018

PE Film Market Snapshot: Consumer Can Liners
Huge market projected to grow by 3.6%/yr through 2020. Environmental issues remain a challenge.

Published: 1/19/2018

Mold Can Infiltrate & Weaken Bio-composite Materials
Research looks at if and when mold will grow on bio-materials and how it might affect the final product.

Published: 11/30/2017

Post-Consumer PET Bottles Turned to New ‘True’ Black Jeans
Unifil’s Repreve recycled fiber used by Cone Denim in a new line of black jeans.

Published: 11/29/2017

“Green PE” Used for Carbon Negative Composted Leaf Package
Braskem and Trinity Packaging partner up to help Maryland county improve their composting program through packaging alternative.

Published: 11/28/2017

Mussels Inspire New Plastic
It can stretch without snapping and repair its own molecular bonds.

Published: 8/10/2017

PVOH-Based Resin: Challenger to LDPE and HDPE?
Aquapak Polymers’ 100% biodegradable resin poised as a sustainable option to conventional plastic film packaging.

Published: 8/3/2017

“Yellow Chemistry”: Waste Sulfur Turned into New Plastic
University of Arizona scientists have invented a new plastic they say is ideal for lenses in infrared devices like heat-sensing cameras.

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.