CPIA, City of Montreal extend PS recovery and recycling program, add new partnerby Canadian Plastics
The City of Montreal and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) have extended their polystyrene recovery and recycling program at the LaSalle Ecocenter by five years, and added a new plastics processing partner to the program.
PET bottle recycling rate held steady in 2013by Canadian Plastics
PET bottle recycling in the U.S. rose to 31.2 per cent in 2013, a very slight bump up from 30.8 per cent in 2012.
California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bagsby Canadian Plastics
The U.S. state of California has passed the first statewide legislation in the nation banning single-use plastic bags.
Exxel Polymers: sous le signe du succes/Under the sign of success*by Canadian Plastics
Si la route qui mène au succès est souvent parsemée de difficultés, elle est ussi faite de moments charnières au cœur desquels les décisions prises par les dirigeants sont déterminantes….
Sony to sell its recycled PC on open marketby Canadian Plastics
Starting this fall, Japan-based consumer products giant Sony Corporation will have a new side-business: selling recycled plastics.
CPIA partners with Walmart and SC Johnson for recycling programby Canadian Plastics
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association is partnering with retailer Walmart and brandmaker SC Johnson on a project to collect and recycle plastic bags and film.
A closer look at CPIA Leader of the Year MARK DANIELSby Canadian Plastics
Given such monumental screw-ups as the City of Toronto’s infamous flirtation with a plastic bag ban last year, we Canadians could be forgiven for thinking of these bans as our own unique problem, like snowstorms in May. Far from it….
CPIA announces 2014 Plastics Industry Leadership Award winnersby Canadian Plastics
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has selected the winners of the 2014 Plastics Industry Leadership Awards, designed to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses for their commitment and dedication to the growth and…
SPI signs on to new U.S. recycling initiativeby Canadian Plastics
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association – one of the plastics industries biggest associations – has joined a new recycling initiative in the U.S.
Recycling: the decontamination questby Canadian Plastics
Going green is red hot, and nowhere more so than with plastics recycling.
Plastic bag maker Hilex Poly acquires paper bag makerby Canadian Plastics
One of the largest plastic bag makers in the U.S. is acquiring a company said to be the largest paper bag manufacturer in North America.
Quebec’s biggest plastics recycler set to close its doorsby Canadian Plastics
Quebec’s biggest post-consumer plastics recycler has ceased operations and asked for bankruptcy protection.
New Montreal recycling initiative targets polystyreneby Canadian Plastics
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the City of Montreal are implementing a new pilot project designed to recover polystyrene which is not recovered by the conventional collection of regular recyclable material.
CPIA names new VP for sustainabilityby Canadian Plastics
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association has named Krista Friesen as vice president, sustainability, in charge of the development and execution of CPIA’s advocacy and partnership programs to promote solutions that increase the recovery…
Recycling of plastic film still growing: reportby Canadian Plastics
Recycling of post-consumer film packaging hit 1.02 billion pounds in 2012 – an increase of 56 per cent since 2005, but just 1 per cent since 2011, according to new figures from the Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC).
Recycling of plastic packaging across Canada continues to increase: reportby Canadian Plastics
For the third year in a row, the amount of post-consumer plastic packaging being recycled across Canada has increased.
SPI appoints plastics recycler for NPE2015by Canadian Plastics
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association has appointed Commercial Plastics Recycling (CPR) as the official recycling company for the NPE2015 international plastics exposition.
Recycler NGR buys majority stake in Dr. Collin GmbHby Canadian Plastics
Austria-based plastic recycling equipment maker Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH (NGR) has acquired a majority interest in the German company Dr. Collin GmbH.
Marine plastic litter can be converted into useable fuel: new Canadian studyby Canadian Plastics
Converting plastic from rivers, lakes and oceans into fuel is not as difficult as some might think, according to a new Canadian study.
K 2013 WRAP UP: RECYCLINGby Canadian Plastics