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Published: 8/8/2018

PepsiCo., The Recycling Partnership Announce New Challenge to Increase Residential Recycling
The PepsiCo Foundation is providing $10 million in funding to jumpstart the challenge.

Published: 7/31/2018

Neste Looks To Use Waste Plastic As New Raw Material
The renewable diesel company believes using waste plastic as a raw material increases efficiency, while also reducing crude oil dependency and the carbon footprint of its products.

Published: 7/30/2018

University Scientists Study Impact Of China's Ban On Plastic Waste Imports
New recycling programs are needed domestically to avoid waste pile up.

Published: 7/12/2018

Starbucks, Hyatt and Other Major Companies to Eliminate Plastics Straws
Straws are another example of the current laser focus on single-use products, just like the plastic bag.

Published: 7/6/2018

Ocean Plastic 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limbs
New initiative takes reclaimed ocean plastic and uses it to 3D print custom prosthetic limbs for children.

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: 3/5/2018

‘First’ Scientific Tests Show HDPE Can be Reused 10 Times
How often HDPE can be processed, ground and reprocessed in injection molding processes without fundamentally changing its  structure and characteristics?