One manufacturer that uses recycled plastics will acquire another, and Pennsylvania may be moving to prohibit plastic bag bans.
Fewer plastic bags are being used in the U.K., and a German beverage producer continues to take recycling into its own hands.
For near infrared sorters, black as a color may not be the problem so much as the type of black pigment used.
A government insider says a U.K. bottle deposit is unlikely, and designers find a creative way to utilize discarded plastic bottles.
Drones patrol Britain’s beaches in search of shoreline plastics, and prices rise in the U.S. for recovered HDPE and PET.
GM expands its bottle recycling program, and a fight is brewing among plastics stakeholders in Europe over disposable cutlery.
A European bottler is putting a twist on bottled water, and a U.K. plastics recycling company strikes a deal to avoid bankruptcy.
A New Zealand teen has a plan to pull plastic from the ocean, and a Colombian firm is turning used plastic into shelter.
Plastic bags are contributing to flooding in one Asian city, and a plastics-to-fuel facility is being planned in Australia.