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Retail and consumer products giants team up to recycle more film


July 17, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Consumers in Canada are gaining a new option to recycle their plastic bags and films through an expanded program being launched by that country's largest retailer.

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Wal-Mart opens its doors to US-made products


July 9, 2014 12:13 pm ET

UPDATED: For manufacturers, it can be a challenge to crack into the world's biggest retailer, but Wal-Mart made it easier on July 8 by hosting its first-ever “Made In the USA” open call — and about half of the 500-plus suppliers...

Groups say Closed Loop Fund better off investing in existing projects


June 6, 2014 12:02 pm ET

A self-described group of public interest organizations is going after the newly created $100 million Closed Loop Fund established to boost recycling.

How hot is 3-D printing? Hot enough to get Wal-Mart's attention.


June 2, 2014 12:45 pm ET

You know you've reached a level of public acceptance of new technology when Wal-Mart Stores Inc. gets involved.

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NY's recycling czar to head up new Closed Loop Fund


May 6, 2014 10:38 am ET

New York City's first-ever recycling czar, who made waves with high-profile and contentious initiatives during the Bloomberg administration, is leaving the de Blasio administration to run a $100 million recycling fund bankrolled by some of the...

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Wal-Mart wants to boost recycled packaging content by 3 billion pounds


March 12, 2014 2:41 pm ET

America's largest retailer wants to drive increased use of post-consumer recycled plastic in packaging.

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Wal-Mart's new rig is big on carbon fiber


March 6, 2014 3:22 pm ET

Wal-Mart sees your carbon fiber sports cars and raises you 14 wheels.

Bag failure leads to wrongful-death lawsuit


August 29, 2013 3:53 pm ET

Alleged failure of a plastic bag is at the center of a wrongful-death lawsuit against America's largest plastic bag maker and the country's largest retailer: Hilex Poly Co. LLC and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

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