Plastics Recycling Update

Placon to open new facility

Placon to open new facility

By Editorial Staff

More details emerge on NURRC shutdown

More details emerge on NURRC shutdown

By Editorial Staff

Patent Watch

Patent Watch

Kentucky inventor Joeseph Sanders has received Patent No. 7935783 for a method of processing expanded polystyrene.

NewsBits

NewsBits

The Village of Southampton has passed an ordinance that bars retailers from giving customers non-biodegradable bags, the first ban in New York State, r

Bottle bill headed for update

Bottle bill headed for update

By Jake Thomas

Plastic export watch

Plastic export watch

By Editorial Staff

Value of recovered packaging approaches record highs

Value of recovered packaging approaches record highs

By Jerry Powell

CA proposes rigids rules

CA proposes rigids rules

By Jake Thomas

CA proposes rigids rules

CA proposes rigids rules

By Jake Thomas

Europe rigids market to grow

Europe rigids market to grow

By Jake Thomas

Bag bans a push in California

Bag bans a push in California

By Editorial Staff

NewsBits

NewsBits

Ohio-based plastics-to-fuel company Polyflow has received a $1.6 million grant from the Ohio

NURRC suspends operations

NURRC suspends operations

By Editorial Staff

EPA budget slashed

EPA budget slashed

Jerry Powell

Water bottle recycling inches upward

Water bottle recycling inches upward

Jake Thomas

Tetra Pak releases new sustainability goals

Tetra Pak releases new sustainability goals

Henry Leineweber

NewsBits

NewsBits

Solo Cup Company, the maker of red plastic cups often seen at festive gatherings, has partnered with TerraCycle to create the Solo Cup Brigade.

Silgan Holdings buys Graham Packaging

Silgan Holdings buys Graham Packaging

Consumer good packaging giant Silgan Holdings, Inc. has announced it will purchase Graham Packaging Co.

Plastic markets snapshot

Plastic markets snapshot

After seeing resin prices move higher in 2010 by about one-fifth, plastics buyers and sellers report that resin pricing heated up at the start

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NewsBits

Coca-Cola has rolled out a line of recyclab

Agilyx attracts new investment

Agilyx attracts new investment

Tigard, Oregon-based Agilyx closed out its recent round of Series B funding with a total of $22 million in new investment from Kleiner

Coalition aims to improve recycling of healthcare plastics

Coalition aims to improve recycling of healthcare plastics

A group of eight healthcare, chemical and waste management companies have teamed up to improve the sustaina

ACC releases new resin numbers

ACC releases new resin numbers

The latest numbers from the American Ch

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NewsBits

Add Odwalla to the list of beverage brands usin

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NewsBits

The trade group European Plastics Recyclers (EuPR) has announced the creation of a new working group to coordinate mixed plastics recycling.

Patent watch

Patent watch

Patent Application No. 20110068262 describes a system and method for determining recycled content in thermoplastics.

Plastic bag ban update

Plastic bag ban update

A roundup of bag ban stories from here, there and everywhere.

WRAP and Biffa expand mixed plastic recycling

WRAP and Biffa expand mixed plastic recycling

Biffa Polymers has opened up the UK's first dedicated mixed plastics recycling facility.

Nestlé releases sustainability info

Nestlé releases sustainability info

Nestlé Waters North America has released its 2010 Corporate Citizenship Report, which outlines the bottled water behemoth's endeav

Plastic exports down in January

Plastic exports down in January

The volume of plastic scrap exported in January, at 327.57 million pounds, was down 12.5 percent from its December figure.

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