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Cardia closing new film plant in Brazil


March 6, 2015 10:05 am ET

Australia-based bioplastics and film company Cardia Bioplastics Ltd. will close its Brazil manufacturing plant and invest instead in its Asia-Pacific operations.

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LiquiForm looks to fundamentally change blow molding process for bottles


March 5, 2015 12:13 pm ET

Those in the know are lifting the veil, just a bit, on fledgling technology being developed that would fundamentally change the way plastic bottles are formed and filled.

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Bigger doors, windows gain appeal


March 5, 2015 11:43 am ET

Door and window manufacturers are continuing to super-size product lines to make a grander first impression at main entrances and to expand vista views of the outdoors and patio areas.

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PET makes it possible to have your beer and be sustainable too


March 5, 2015 10:45 am ET

PET could replace stainless steel beer kegs in a material swap product developers say will be more environmentally friendly and cost effective for the beer industry.

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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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