A new report emphasizes improved collection and separation efforts – which lead to higher recycling rates – as a key way to prevent plastics from entering water bodies.
In the run-up to next month’s Plastics Recycling 2017, we sat down with some of the industry experts who will be taking the conference stage. This week, we offer a Q&A with Brett Stevens of TerraCycle, who discusses his company’s partnership with a consumer-products giant to turn marine debris into new packaging.
A documentary film investigating the ocean plastics problem heads to theaters, and a new technology from France scans packaging barcodes to tell consumers the details on recyclability.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has organized a major plastics circular economy effort, and Dr Pepper Snapple shareholders continue to resist recycled-content goals.
The house wins again in Michigan, and a California town says it is exempt from the statewide ban on plastic bags.
A slice of paradise considers banning plastic bags and launching a deposit program, and a packaging publication explores the importance of standardized signage on recycling bins.
New York City’s recently passed fee on plastic bags could be in peril, and a beverage company ditches plastic for aluminum.