Canadian Plastics


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

April 26, 2021  

New technique detects microplastics in the snow

April 21, 2021  

2021 federal budget: What’s in it for manufacturers

April 16, 2021  

Scientists develop easily recyclable biomass-based polymers

April 10, 2021  

Plastics industry profile: GreenMantra’s Jodie Morgan

April 7, 2021  

Discovered! Microbes that eat PET water bottles

April 5, 2021  

Orion Plastics is on the hunt

April 4, 2021  

CONVEYING: Proceed with caution

March 31, 2021  

New method to develop fibre reinforced plastic composites from wastepaper

March 29, 2021  

Advanced data transfer system uses super thin polymer cable

March 23, 2021  

MIT scientists develop self-cooling sustainable textile based on PE fibres

March 18, 2021  

Firms partner on a new manufacturing cell for thermoplastic polymers

March 16, 2021  

A smart toothpick made of LSR

March 15, 2021  

Recyclable bioplastic membrane could clear oil spills from water

March 9, 2021  

Back to Earth 2.0

March 5, 2021  

Plastics industry profile: Nova’s Sarah Marshall

March 3, 2021  

New project researches 3D printing for wind turbine blades

March 1, 2021  

British Columbia scientists use new bioplastic to make fully compostable coffee pod