International appliance maker Electrolux reports it used 7,400 metric tons of recycled plastic last year, nearly double what it used two years earlier.
Clothing and shoe company Timberland talks about its plan to use plastic recovered from the streets of Haiti, and The Onion takes a satirical look at the ocean plastics problem.
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.
Advances in plastics recycling equipment and chemistry – and a couple of recycled content products – took the spotlight at the second-annual Plastics Recycling Showcase.
Dell’s announcement that it will use HDPE recovered from Haiti’s beaches, waterways and adjacent streets in its packaging garnered headlines far and wide.