Canadian Plastics


January 20, 2021  

New process to recycle polyolefinic plastics at low temperature

January 18, 2021  

Scientists make sustainable polymer from sugars in wood

January 13, 2021  

New study reveals how microplastic pollution travels

January 11, 2021  

Wine bottle closures made from recycled ocean plastic

January 5, 2021  

Packaging supplier Plastic Coated Papers installs second Davis-Standard extrusion coating line

December 22, 2020  

Top 10 Canadian Plastics stories of 2020

December 18, 2020  

Plastics Industry Association, LyondellBasell collaborate on first paving project using recycled plastic

December 16, 2020  

Making bioplastics from sewage sludge and wastewater

December 14, 2020  

Recovery of Canada’s plastics, chemical industries will be based on investment attraction, CIAC head says

December 9, 2020  

Tough, transparent PLA cup withstands boiling water

December 7, 2020  

New solvent-based recycling process could boost multilayer plastic recycling rates

December 2, 2020  

Absolute Haitian press allows Michigan university plastics lab to expand during pandemic

November 30, 2020  

Researchers combine AI-guided robots and chemical recycling to address plastic pollution crisis

November 25, 2020  

Russian scientists have developed an ideal polymer for implants

November 23, 2020  

Montreal researchers develop 3D-printed plastic canvas with shock absorbing properties

November 18, 2020  

New study shows benefits of chemical recycling to global plastic packaging recycling rates

November 16, 2020  

Researchers discover unique new polymer fibres

November 11, 2020  

Biodegradable shoe soles are on their way

November 9, 2020  

Scientist develops lightweight thermoset composite using novel 3D printing technique

November 3, 2020  

Liquid nanofoam could be a game changer for football helmets

November 2, 2020  

Japanese researchers create the most heat-resistant bioplastic in the world

October 28, 2020  

New sunglasses made from certified ocean plastic

October 26, 2020  

Researchers develop new technique for turning plastic waste into valuable chemicals

October 21, 2020  

What will the 2020 elections mean for U.S. energy?

October 19, 2020  

Researchers developing fully 3D-printed polymer spacesuits for Mars and beyond

October 14, 2020  

New multicolour 3D-printing technique can be used for optical devices

October 12, 2020  

New project to build lightweight car from recycled PET composite material

October 7, 2020  

Scientists create new type of biodegradable plastic using reclaimed waste

October 5, 2020  

Plastic-eating enzyme “cocktail” offers new hope for plastic waste

September 30, 2020  

Plastic-eating, silk-producing bacteria could be a new ally in the fight against waste

September 28, 2020  

Lego-inspired 3D-printed bricks can heal bone and soft tissue

September 24, 2020  

“Zebra project” launched to develop first 100% recyclable wind turbine blades