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In My Opinion: A sea change in brand owner attitudes toward flexible packaging

Published: March 1, 2017
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Conrad MacKerron

Conrad MacKerron

In the last two years, there has been a positive shift by previously recalcitrant brands to accept the importance of packaging recycling as part of total product life cycle and to commit to increasing packaging recyclability.

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In other news: May 10, 2017

Published: May 10, 2017
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Florida lawmakers vote to remove roadblocks for plastics conversion efforts, and Envision Plastics announces it will source millions of pounds of material from regions prone to generating ocean plastics.

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Bioplastics company turns to organics stream for feedstock

Published: August 17, 2016
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compost / Stefan_Redel, ShutterstockA startup based in Richmond, Calif. is making polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) plastic out of organic material. While the innovative process is in the very early stages, the company hopes it makes a major impact on plastics packaging.

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