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Published: 12/18/2018

Plastic Bottle Recycling Declined in 2017
The five-year compounded annual growth rate for plastic bottle recycling was 0.1 percent.

Published: 12/17/2018

BASF Develops Pilot Products Made From Chemically Recycled Plastics
As a next step, BASF plans to make the first products from the ChemCycling project commercially available.

Published: 12/5/2018

Glove Waste Recycled through Kimberly-Clark Program
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution sought to reduce waste in its own operations, an obvious target was the high volume of laboratory gloves used by researchers in its facilities.

Published: 11/15/2018

'Single-Use' Named 2018 Word of the Year
The solution to the negative perception? Sustainable innovation.

Published: 11/9/2018

Additional Companies Sign New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
Signatories include raw material producers Borealis AG, Ecovative, Indorama Ventures Public Co. Limited, NatureWorks, Novamont SpA and more. 

Published: 10/24/2018

HP, Lonely Whale Discuss Scaling the Use of Ocean-Bound Plastic
Ellen Jackowski, global head of sustainability strategy and innovation at HP Inc., and Dune Ives, executive director at Lonely Whale, discuss developing the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains.

Published: 10/17/2018

Loop Industries Seeks To Bring New Era In Sustainable Plastics
The company recently entered into a multi-year supply agreement with PepsiCo and a joint venture with Indorama Ventures.

Published: 10/10/2018

Plastics Pipe Institute Talks Recycled Plastics Use
Tony Radoszewski, Plastics Pipe Institute president, discusses recycled content in pipe and converting packages with a 60-day shelf life into products with a 100-year service life.

Published: 9/25/2018

Philadelphia Eagles, Braskem Team Up For Plastics Recycling
Braskem enters into a nine-year sustainability-focused partnership with the Eagles.

Published: 9/19/2018

Phoenix Technologies Determines 50% rPET As Target Bottle Goal
With sustainability activities ramping up among many more companies across the globe, Phoenix Technologies says it’s important to understand how those efforts will be impacted by material availability.