Category
Sustainability


March 5, 2010 News

Ontario bottler to build PET recycling plant

by Canadian Plastics

An Ontario bottled water producer is building its own recycling plant to produce a 100 per cent recycled PET d…

February 13, 2010 News

NEW ADDITIVES GET TOUGH ON PLA

by Canadian Plastics

It’s a cliche acknowledged in every boxing movie from Requiem for a Heavyweight to Rocky V: in order to …

February 13, 2010 News

PLASTICS RECYCLING: NOW MORE THAN EVER

by Canadian Plastics

That font of knowledge known as “Wikipedia” defines plastic recycling as the process of recovering scrap or wa…

February 12, 2010 News

SPE gives out environmental awards

by Canadian Plastics

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will honor a variety of plastics recyclers during its Global Plas…

January 23, 2010 News

Ont. government signs $7 billion wind power deal with Samsung

by Canadian Plastics

The Ontario government has signed a $7 billion wind and solar power deal with a consortium led by South Kore…

December 12, 2009 News

IPL to review strategic objectives

by Canadian Plastics

Custom molder IPL Inc. has begun a strategic review of future strategic objectives and possible growth opportu…

November 9, 2009 News

European study forecasts big potential for bio-based plastics

by Canadian Plastics

The production capacity of bio-based plastics is projected to increase from 360,000 tons in 2007 to about 2….

August 10, 2009 News

Canadian researchers turn potato starch into bioplastics

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian plastics processors looking to cash in on the ever-increasing demand among consumers for “green…

August 10, 2009 News

EcoSmartPlastics: All-natural packager comes to Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Nothing says summer in Canada like mosquitoes and other nuisance insects. But they’d better beware: a …

July 27, 2009 News

Don’t mix recycled PLA and PET: plastics organization

by Canadian Plastics

A trade organization for the PET plastics industry in Canada and the U.S. is publicly questioning the mixing o…

July 20, 2009 News

European plastics society introduces ‘green’ standard for injection molding

by Canadian Plastics

Euromap 60, a new European solid industry standard designed to measure environmental friendliness in injecti…

July 20, 2009 News

Report analyses plastics’ role in greenhouse gas reduction

by Canadian Plastics

The biggest contribution that plastics materials make to the reduction of greenhouse gases lies in insulation,…