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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

August 9, 2021  

Volkswagen turns to acrylic resin for new black and white emblems

August 4, 2021  

Canada’s small businesses could be saved by converting them to co-operatives

August 3, 2021  

Researchers develop pine sap-based thermally stable plastic

July 28, 2021  

Turning automotive plastic waste into new sustainable materials

July 26, 2021  

A new water-based solution for recovering add-on value from waste plastic

July 21, 2021  

Canadian shoe brand norda teams up with DSM for bio-based first

July 16, 2021  

The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites

July 14, 2021  

Self-powered implantable device stimulates faster bone healing

July 12, 2021  

Researchers from Germany and Canada work on new AI methods for picking robots

July 7, 2021  

USask researchers looking to make bioplastics from pulse starch

July 5, 2021  

New face mask prototype can detect COVID-19 infection

June 30, 2021  

New elastomers pave the way for smarter robotic arms

June 28, 2021  

Global consumer brands unveil world’s first enzyme-recycled plastic bottles

June 23, 2021  

New partnership tackles the growing problem of single-use face masks as litter

June 18, 2021  

Canadian tech company takes plastic waste sorting to the next level

June 16, 2021  

New masterbatches create natural-looking TPE wine corks

June 14, 2021  

MIT engineers create programmable fibre that collects, stores, and analyzes data

June 9, 2021  

Insulated panels for COVID-19 vaccine storage facilities made with BASF material

June 7, 2021  

Transparent acrylic creates world’s first “floating” swimming pool

June 2, 2021  

Tokyo researchers hit on new design method to reduce weight in reinforced plastics