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.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association has named Krista Friesen as vice president, sustainability, in charge of the development and execution of CPIA’s advocacy and partnership programs to promote solutions that increase the recovery…
Recycling of post-consumer film packaging hit 1.02 billion pounds in 2012 – an increase of 56 per cent since 2005, but just 1 per cent since 2011, according to new figures from the Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC).
For the third year in a row, the amount of post-consumer plastic packaging being recycled across Canada has increased.
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association has appointed Commercial Plastics Recycling (CPR) as the official recycling company for the NPE2015 international plastics exposition.
Austria-based plastic recycling equipment maker Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH (NGR) has acquired a majority interest in the German company Dr. Collin GmbH.
Converting plastic from rivers, lakes and oceans into fuel is not as difficult as some might think, according to a new Canadian study.
Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH and Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH are partnering to market new lines of recycling compounding technology.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), the City of Montreal, and various other partners are testing an improved system for the collection and transportation of clean polystyrene.
Diesel-powered trucks could soon be running on energy obtained from your discarded soda bottles.
Raw materials suppliers Royal DSM and the Ravago Group are partnering to develop a portfolio of glass reinforced recycled PA6 compounds.
A plastics recycling target of 62 per cent is achievable by 2020, according to a new study by the Brussels-based Plastics Recyclers Europe organization.
Size reduction equipment manufacturer Vecoplan LLC has created a new company to supply turnkey systems for residential and commercial single stream recycling facilities, as well as retrofit upgrades to existing recycling systems.