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Best Places To Work: No. 1, Northstar Recycling Co. Inc.


March 3, 2015 12:29 pm ET

Employee health care benefits have been wasting away, year after year, as companies work to contain costs and keep their bottom lines in shape. Northstar Recycling Co. Inc. has figured out how to keep both its employees and budget healthy.

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P&G adding label to help guide consumers in recycling


March 2, 2015 3:29 pm ET

Procter & Gamble Co. will help prompt consumers to recycle rigid packaging by joining the Sustainable Packaging Coalition's How2Recycle Label program.

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Toyota says Mirai fuel cell sedan represents a 'new start' for the carmaker


March 2, 2015 11:55 am ET

Toyota Motor Corp.'s most advanced vehicle, a car that runs on hydrogen and emits only water, has had an ironically low-tech birth and has an equally ironic birthday.

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Recycling trade group growing in size, resources


February 27, 2015 4:50 pm ET

DALLAS — The executive director of the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers is partial to calling his group the little engine that could.

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Silicone baby teether company working with Massachusetts recycler


February 26, 2015 1:14 pm ET

A recycling company and a startup will try to keep silicone baby products out of landfill.

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Price and sustainability both key to success for carpet recycler


February 26, 2015 1:28 pm ET

DALLAS — A green message will get you in the door, but ultimately that sustainability message has to be backed up with quality at the right price.

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Expert says more action needed to solve ocean plastics problem


February 25, 2015 5:59 pm ET

DALLAS — Private companies are going to have to step up to the plate and open their wallets if the world ever wants to solve the growing problem of plastic waste flowing into the oceans, according to one man who has studied the issues for...

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Solutions for plastic waste come with collaboration


February 24, 2015 1:26 pm ET

UPDATED — Multiple levels of the plastics industry will need to work together to find innovative solutions to the issue of plastic waste, according to a panel of industry experts at the 2015 Plastics News Executive Forum.

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Referendum on bag ban going to California voters


February 24, 2015 6:34 pm ET

California's voters, not legislators, will be the ones to ultimately decide on the state's plastic bag ban.

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Leader calls on Mexico’s plastics industry to spend more to defend plastics


February 24, 2015 6:13 pm ET

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s plastics industry must spend more on recycling, advertising and lobbying to stave off anti-plastics legislation, a leading consultant says.

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