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Published: 2/19/2019

Customization is Key to Igniting New Growth in Rigid Plastics Packaging
Frost & Sullivan's rigid plastics packaging study sees focus on innovation and customization as key to future growth.

Published: 2/18/2019

NatureWorks Aims for 100 Percent Certified Sustainable Feedstock by 2020
Agricultural feedstocks for Ingeo PLA biopolymer will be certified as environmentally and socially sustainable by third party ISCC.

Published: 2/15/2019

Recycling a Key Focus at The Packaging Conference
Packaging trends, innovation and initiatives were discussed—all with an emphasis on sustainability.  

Published: 2/11/2019

Partner Sought for Commercialization of "Revolutionary" Extruder for Recycling
The cylindrical extruder developed by VTT could revolutionize processing of recyclable materials including plastics, textiles and food waste.

Published: 2/6/2019

Flat-to-Upward Pricing for PE, PP, PS, PVC, and PET
The pricing trajectory appears to be flat-to-upwards for the five highest volume commodity resins moving to first quarter’s end. 

Published: 2/5/2019

Emerging Bioplastic Derived from "Poo Molecule"
Lund University research experiments with novel biopolyester shows it to be more durable than both PET and other bioplastics.

Published: 2/4/2019

Collaboration on PHA-Based Water Bottles Underway
Danimer Scientific and Nestle in global partnership to develop biodegradable water bottles.

Published: 1/29/2019

Shells from Crustaceans Used by Montreal Researchers to Make Bioplastic
McGill University researchers have patented their process which initially could be used for disposable cutlery, straws and single-use bags. 

Published: 1/28/2019

Ultra-Light, Recyclable One-Way PET Keg
CYPET’s blow-molded keg addresses two disadvantages of steel kegs—safety and cost.

Published: 1/18/2019

Biodegrable, Recyclable Bioplastics from Seaweed-Feeding Microorganisms
Tel Aviv University researchers develop method to make new type of PHAs.