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Over 100,000 people around the world have signed a petition urging Coca-Cola Co. to drop its opposition to plastic bottle deposit programs in Australia. The Northern Territory government recently enacted a 10-cent container deposit law that went into effect in January, however a lawsuit to stop the program has been brought against the government by Coke, Schweppes Australia, and Lion Pty Ltd.

AXION International Holdings, Inc. has received a $500,000 order for its ECOTRAX composite rail ties, to be used by Dallas Area Rapid Transit's light rail system and Trinity Railway Express. The composite rail ties are made using 100 percent recycled plastic.

Plastic bags are making news in Austin, Texas, where the Texas Retailers Association has filed a lawsuit claiming the city's impending plastic bag ban violates state law.

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