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Plastics News Now: Ontario ditches paper for plastic

April 23, 2015 9:32 am ET

Ontario, Canada, moves to polymer-based birth certificates, Adidas tackles plastic ocean waste, and a year's worth of bloopers.


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Plastics News Now: Musicians back recycled plastics

April 16, 2015 6:00 am ET

Pharrell Williams touts recycling plastics while will.i.am helps a major hotel chain turn to sheets made with recycled plastics. Also, the Seattle Mariners pitch sustainability at the ballpark.


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Plastics News Now: Arizona passes ban on plastic bag bans

April 9, 2015 9:23 am ET

Arizona lawmakers passed a bill to ban bans, a couple designs a unique plastic party plate and Ford puts more plastics in the F-150.


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Plastics News Now: Vinyl fights Ebola

April 2, 2015 6:00 am ET

A fundraiser for vinyl protective gear was in full force at NPE, Conair constructed a mock clean room at the show, and solar plane is on its way around the Earth.


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Plastics News Now: Highlights from NPE 2015

March 25, 2015 6:35 pm ET

We wrap our week of coverage of NPE 2015 with a look at a plastic can looking to replace tin, robots and the Freeformer.


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Plastics News Now at NPE: Monday wrap up show

March 23, 2015 9:31 pm ET

All the news from the first day of NPE 2015 in Orlando, Fla.


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Plastics News Now: Team 1 Plastics' impressive safety streak

March 19, 2015 9:14 am ET

Michigan molder has gone more than 5,000 days without a loss time accident, video of the injection molding machines destined for NPE that were stolen and damaged, and scientists get 'pi-ed' for charity.


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Plastics News Now: Meet the 'king of plastic straws'

March 12, 2015 6:00 am ET

The owner of the largest plastic straw manufacturer has a surprising reason for environmental projects at his facility, plastic bottles dream of being recycled in touching new ads and a British motorcycle enthusiast has invented a full-sized plastic Harley-Davidson model.


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Plastics News Now: Plastic raises the roof

March 5, 2015 8:44 am ET

Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle gets an assist from carbon fiber, slate roof shingles get the plastic treatment and West Coast port delays had machinery companies altering shipping routes for NPE equipment.


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Plastics News Now: 'Cliff' from Cheers tackles skills gap with large donation

February 26, 2015 8:30 am ET

Actor John Ratzenberger takes a stand on American manufacturing, Monosol grows with the laundry detergent pod market, and film and bag recycling grows.


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