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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

May 31, 2021  

Plastic Pipe Institute names Projects of the Year winners

May 26, 2021  

University of Buffalo researchers get funding to improve recycling of plastic film

May 21, 2021  

Scientists convert recyclable plastic to jet fuel

May 19, 2021  

New project aims to develop standardized methodology to analyze microplastics

May 14, 2021  

Compostable, microwavable plant-based packaging addresses Canada’s proposed single-use plastics ban

May 12, 2021  

Injection molding machine market to reach $12.3 billion by 2025, report says

May 10, 2021  

Michelin co-develops sustainable tires based on recycled PET

May 6, 2021  

The ins and outs of using post-consumer resin in packaging

May 5, 2021  

Researchers hit on possible solution for hard-to-recycle plastics

May 3, 2021  

“Brain-like” computing device uses polymers to simulate human learning

May 2, 2021  

A faster way to degrade compostable plastics using water and heat

May 2, 2021  

3D bio-printed heart provides new tool for surgeons

April 28, 2021  

Researchers develop 3D-printed material to replace ivory