A Quebec company using essential oils to prepare polystyrene foam for recycling has raised millions of dollars to build a bigger plant.
Adding a thermal densifying unit helped improve the economics of expanded polystyrene recycling in Cochrane, Alberta. It increased the density and ability to ship, improving marketability.
A Canadian community removes EPS from its curbside recycling program, and Greenpeace offers the soda industry a big thorn and a little rose over its plastic usage.
Starting in 2018, plastic bags will no longer be allowed to be handed out by retailers in Montreal. Continue Reading
Canadian HDPE recovery offset decreased recycling of other resins in 2015, according to a recent report, giving overall plastic packaging recycling a net increase for the year.
The Association of Plastic Recyclers describes the relationship between plastics recovery and sustainability, and recycled-plastic products on two continents are highlighted.
A growing number of Canadian residents can now recycle plastic film and expanded polystyrene, two materials that have lagged behind plastic containers in terms of recycling access.
Logistics experts predict the current low costs of moving recyclables from processing plants to end-use mills will continue through the end of the year.