Wood-alternative manufacturer Trex closed 2016 with record sales and earnings, but the company doesn’t plan any significant changes to its downsized recycled polyethylene pellet business.
Plastic products sold in California with “biodegradable” and “compostable” printed on their labels cost Walmart nearly $1 million in a settlement earlier this month.
The Association of Plastic Recyclers describes the relationship between plastics recovery and sustainability, and recycled-plastic products on two continents are highlighted.
An agricultural plastics recycling program in Minnesota is proving popular, with more than 100 farmers and dairies signing up in December. Dozens more businesses are expected to join at an event in February.
A revised guide released by the Association of Plastic Recyclers represents the industry’s latest attempt to educate packaging designers on the realities of recyclability.
Manufacturers opposing California’s statewide plastic bag ban have raised more than four times as much money as ban supporters.