Six of the largest school districts in the U.S. will be replacing polystyrene food trays with trays that are made from recycled newsprint and can be turned into compost after use. The move will affect almost 3 million public school…
Blue Bin recycling program will increase TO’s diversion rate by an expected 2%.
An additional 9% of plastic packaging was recycled in Canada in 2013 compared with 2012, a new report concludes. Complied by Moore Recycling Associates Inc. and released by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), the report attributes the increase to…
City to begin public consultation in May; CPIA forming task force to fight proposed ban.
The number of recycling programs in Canada that now accept and recycle a wide range of plastic packaging has grown to the largest ever in 10 years, a new report released by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) says, as…
Recycling company TerraCycle Canada is partnering with Canadian pet food company Open Farm to offer a free, innovative recycling program for post-use plastic dog food bags. “In an industry first, consumers can now send their empty Open Farm pet food…
Styrofoam will be banned in New York City starting in July this year. The administration of New York City mayor Bill De Blasio made the decision on the heels of a Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announcement that expanded polystyrene (EPS)…
The City of Montreal and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) have extended their polystyrene recovery and recycling program at the LaSalle Ecocenter by five years, and added a new plastics processing partner to the program.
PET bottle recycling in the U.S. rose to 31.2 per cent in 2013, a very slight bump up from 30.8 per cent in 2012.
The U.S. state of California has passed the first statewide legislation in the nation banning single-use plastic bags.
Si la route qui mène au succès est souvent parsemée de difficultés, elle est ussi faite de moments charnières au cœur desquels les décisions prises par les dirigeants sont déterminantes….
Starting this fall, Japan-based consumer products giant Sony Corporation will have a new side-business: selling recycled plastics.
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.
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….
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…
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association – one of the plastics industries biggest associations – has joined a new recycling initiative in the U.S.
Going green is red hot, and nowhere more so than with plastics recycling.
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.
Quebec’s biggest post-consumer plastics recycler has ceased operations and asked for bankruptcy protection.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the City of Montreal are implementing a new pilot project designed to recover polystyrene which is not recovered by the conventional collection of regular recyclable material.