Canadian Plastics


Features

August 11, 2022  

All about actionable data

August 4, 2022  

McMaster inventors’ repellent plastic wrap sheds all viruses and bacteria

July 29, 2022  

Is the US in a recession? Well, that depends on whom you ask – and what measure they use

July 22, 2022  

Can electric vehicle batteries be recycled?

July 15, 2022  

Tiny fish-shaped robot ‘swims’ around picking up microplastics

July 12, 2022  

Letter to the Editor: Government policy and plastic waste

July 8, 2022  

Five ways that the super-strong US dollar could hurt the world economy

June 30, 2022  

Microplastics may pose a greater threat to the base of marine food webs

June 26, 2022  

Canada’s single-use plastic ban – boasts reducing waste by 1.6 million tonnes but risks adding 3.2 million tonnes back

June 24, 2022  

What is BPA and why is it in so many plastic products?

June 19, 2022  

Researchers discover that ‘superworms’ will eat plastic waste

June 13, 2022  

Local efforts have cut plastic waste on Australia’s beaches by almost 30% in 6 years

June 6, 2022  

The folly of the work-life balance

May 28, 2022  

Quantum physics offers insights about leadership in the 21st century

May 24, 2022  

New plastic-eating enzyme could eliminate tons of landfill waste

May 20, 2022  

Electric car supplies are running out – and could drastically slow down the journey to net-zero

May 11, 2022  

Disease-causing parasites can hitch a ride on plastics and potentially spread through the sea, new research suggests

May 6, 2022  

Researchers use okra to remove microplastics pollution

April 29, 2022  

Companies are mitigating labour shortages with automation — and this could drastically impact workers

April 25, 2022  

IP 101: Understanding the Basics of Intellectual Property

April 19, 2022  

Why algae can be our next secret weapon to combat plastic pollution

April 14, 2022  

Spring Cleaning: Getting your IP House in Order

April 6, 2022  

Do you toss biodegradable plastic in the compost bin? Here’s why it might not break down

March 28, 2022  

The world’s first biodegradable shoe is here

March 21, 2022  

Four reasons to be hopeful about the planned global plastics treaty

March 16, 2022  

A vision for zero defects

March 9, 2022  

Corporate taxes can be good for shareholders: Why some actually want their companies to pay tax

March 4, 2022  

Researchers develop self-healing polymer that rapidly recovers from damage

February 25, 2022  

New plant-derived composite with bone-hard toughness

February 17, 2022  

The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic – new research

February 10, 2022  

New polymer material is as strong as steel, as light as plastic

February 4, 2022  

Solving for climate change: The plastics industry is up for the task