In a trial project aiming to simplify recycling and reduce the use of material, Coca‑Cola will temporarily remove labels from some Sprite go bottles in the UK and instead use label engraving. Continue Reading
Some of the largest brand owners, resin producers and other packaging stakeholders in Canada reported their progress on voluntary goals made through the Canada Plastics Pact this week.
California is moving ahead on implementation of its extended producer responsibility law. The state agency recently released a draft of the regulations and selected a producer responsibility organization. Continue Reading
Some of the largest brand owners slightly increased the amount of recycled plastic they used globally in 2022. And in the U.S., end market demand for RPET grew notably last year, even as bottle collection slipped. Continue Reading
PET recycling company Unifi continues to enjoy higher sales of its flake and chip, even as recycled polyester fiber sales remain in the dumps. That was one takeaway in recent earnings releases from Unifi, Advanced Drainage Systems, Trex and Greystone Logistics. Continue Reading
The fifth report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation found that a few big-name brands’ increased use of virgin plastic has been offsetting the overall reduction achieved by the rest of the reporting companies. Continue Reading