Canadian Plastics


Features

December 1, 2021  

Milk jugs, cartons or plastic bags — which one is best for the environment?

November 23, 2021  

Management is so passé — it’s co-creation that workers are demanding

November 22, 2021  

ABB and Zume partner on new sustainable packaging application

November 16, 2021  

Workplaces can help promote exercise, but job conditions remain a major hurdle

November 15, 2021  

Ontario firms Aduro, Switch Energy partner to recycle agricultural plastics

November 10, 2021  

Lessons from COVID-19 for the next pandemic: We need better data on workplace transmission

November 8, 2021  

Coca‑Cola unveils first 100 per cent plant-based plastic beverage bottle

November 2, 2021  

Oil companies are ploughing money into fossil-fuelled plastics production at a record rate – new research

November 1, 2021  

Researchers turn sulfur into self-extinguishing flame-retardant plastics

October 27, 2021  

How to make fragile global supply chains stronger and more sustainable

October 25, 2021  

Scientists want to develop visible radiation-resistant bioplastics for optical applications

October 19, 2021  

Rotoplast is growing strong

October 18, 2021  

The plastic recycling system is broken – here’s how we can fix it

October 13, 2021  

Mixing it up with regrind

October 12, 2021  

Self-destructing plastic wins design contest award

October 6, 2021  

Testing high-touch surfaces in grocery stores for COVID-19

October 4, 2021  

SPE thermoforming division announces parts competition winners

September 27, 2021  

Plastics industry profile: Nova Chemicals’ Bobbi Liebrecht

September 22, 2021  

Citizen science could help address Canada’s plastic pollution problem

September 20, 2021  

Good Natured Products helps two food suppliers minimize environmental impact

September 15, 2021  

Reusable containers aren’t always better for the environment than disposable ones – new research

September 14, 2021  

Genomatica and lululemon collaborate to develop plant-based nylon for apparels

September 10, 2021  

The problem with physical blends

September 8, 2021  

Scientists develop mathematical modeling tool to predict polymer properties

September 6, 2021  

As people continue working from home, the monthly transit pass needs to change to remain worth it

September 1, 2021  

Researchers develop new laminate that changes colour when deformed

August 30, 2021  

What mining, oil and gas industries can learn from Sudbury, the city that went from major polluter to thriving environment

August 24, 2021  

Plastics industry profile: Nova’s Debra van Holst

August 20, 2021  

Tiny plastic residues threaten Atlantic and Guadeloupean oysters

August 18, 2021  

Using recycled PET bottles in tire production, the Continental way

August 16, 2021  

New lightning protection system for thermoplastic wind turbine blades

August 11, 2021  

Why it makes good business sense to hire people with disabilities