Plastic bag manufacturer Novolex will gobble up a nationwide maker of can liners, a move that will reduce its exposure to the uncertain retail shopping bag market.
Equipment company Pelletron has been purchased by IPEG Inc., which has pledged to inject capital into its newest brand.
Consumers should leave caps on their empty plastic bottles because when caps are taken off, they often fall through screens, contaminating glass cullet streams. Bottles without caps are also more likely to be flattened and sorted incorrectly.
The Foodservice Packaging Institute has released a toolkit to assist communities and businesses in recycling more food-service packaging.
The Association of Plastic Recyclers has announced its 2016 webinar series, and topics include the design guide for recyclability, rigids recycling and more.
In the midst of Mardi Gras season, more than 1,600 plastics recycling leaders headed to New Orleans this week for Plastics Recycling 2016. But prices, not parades, were on attendees’ minds.