Canadian Plastics

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Sustainability

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February 12, 2010  

SPE gives out environmental awards

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

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January 23, 2010  

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

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

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December 12, 2009  

IPL to review strategic objectives

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

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November 9, 2009  

European study forecasts big potential for bio-based plastics

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

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August 10, 2009  

Canadian researchers turn potato starch into bioplastics

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

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August 10, 2009  

EcoSmartPlastics: All-natural packager comes to Canada

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

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July 27, 2009  

Don’t mix recycled PLA and PET: plastics organization

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

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July 20, 2009  

European plastics society introduces ‘green’ standard for injection molding

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

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July 20, 2009  

Report analyses plastics’ role in greenhouse gas reduction

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