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California may require more recycled content in bottles


April 24, 2015 11:16 am ET

California lawmakers are considering a pair of bills that would bump up the required recycled content in plastic bottles for beverage companies to keep getting a break on state fees.

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Study suggests infants at lower risk from BPA exposure than expected


April 23, 2015 4:58 pm ET

A new study shows that newborn babies may have less risk from bisphenol A exposure than originally thought.

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Michigan OSHA fines injection molder


April 23, 2015 4:09 pm ET

Michigan-based injection molder Grand Rapids Plastics Inc. faces $558,000 of fines following inspections from state regulators investigating the June 2014 death of worked killed in a machine he was cleaning.

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Clopay Plastics suing Berry over breathable film trade secrets


April 23, 2015 2:08 pm ET

Clopay Plastics Products Co. is alleging Berry Plastics Group Inc. stole trade secrets involving its breathable film technology used for baby and adult diapers.

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Jeco adds Ferry rotational molder to handle increase in business


April 23, 2015 12:27 pm ET

Jeco Plastics Products LLC is ramping up for more work, adding a new Ferry 2600 rotational molder that will provide more capabilities.

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PTT, Marubeni considering shale-based petrochemical complex in Ohio


April 22, 2015 2:33 pm ET

An Ohio county near West Virginia could be the site of a major shale-based petrochemical complex that would include plastic resin production.

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Obama cites plastics-to-oil firm, meets CEO


April 22, 2015 2:20 pm ET

Plastics-to-oil firm Vadxx Energy LLC was in the Presidential spotlight on March 18.

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California town repealing plastic bag ban


April 21, 2015 1:30 pm ET

The bags are back, baby. At least in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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Recycling group changes its name to the Recycling Partnership


April 20, 2015 3:10 pm ET

Curbside Value Partnership is no more. But don't worry. The organization that promotes curbside recycling is simply changing its name to the Recycling Partnership.

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Congress makes another attempt to update chemical regulations


April 15, 2015 11:09 am ET

A new Congress means taking yet another crack at updating the 1970s law regulating U.S. chemical manufacturing, transportation and use.

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