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CPIA partners with Walmart and SC Johnson for recycling program

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-11
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association is partnering with retailer Walmart and brandmaker SC Johnson on a project to collect and recycle plastic bags and film.

A closer look at CPIA Leader of the Year MARK DANIELS

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-10
Given such monumental screw-ups as the City of Toronto’s infamous flirtation with a plastic bag ban last year, we Canadians could be forgiven for thinking of these bans as our own unique problem, like snowstorms in May. Far from it....

CPIA announces 2014 Plastics Industry Leadership Award winners

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-04
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has selected the winners of the 2014 Plastics Industry Leadership Awards, designed to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses for their commitment and dedication to the growth and...

Plastic bag maker Hilex Poly acquires paper bag maker

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-18
One of the largest plastic bag makers in the U.S. is acquiring a company said to be the largest paper bag manufacturer in North America.

Chicago passes plastic bag ban

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-30
The Chicago City Council has voted 36-10 to ban plastic bags in most stores next year.

European Union seeks to reduce plastic bag usage

Source: Daily News | 2013-11-04
The European Commission has unveiled a proposal aimed at drastically reducing the use of plastic bags.

Plastic bag ban approved by Los Angeles City Council

Source: Daily News | 2013-06-19
America’s second largest city is on the verge of banning single-use plastic grocery bags.

Flexible film plastic packaging report outlines challenges, opportunities

Source: Daily News | 2013-06-04
Plastic films currently represent around 35% of the plastics packaging stream in Ontario with some types of flexible films growing at rates of over 5% annually – and given this volume and growth, there is an increased interest and need to...

Toronto facility named Orbis plant of the year

Source: Daily News | 2013-04-23
Orbis Corporation, a manufacturer of sustainable reusable plastic packaging, has named its Rexdale, Ontario facility as its plant of the year.

Cereplast reports new bioplastics sales in wake of Italian bag ban

Source: Daily News | 2013-02-09
Bioplastics manufacturer Cereplast Inc. has announced it generated approximately US$300,000 in new revenue during the final two weeks of January 2013.

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