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Report: Brands are falling short on packaging sustainability


January 29, 2015 5:19 pm ET

Packaging in general, and plastic packaging in particular, has a long way to go in terms of recycling, according to a pair of environmental groups.

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FPI joins curbside recycling group


January 28, 2015 11:47 am ET

Foodservice Packaging Institute is joining the board of the Curbside Value Partnership, a non-profit group that works to improve curbside recycling in the United States.

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Agricultural container recycling grows


January 28, 2015 11:42 am ET

Plastic pestitcide container recycling shot up by nearly 40 percent last year, according to new statistics from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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Linder showing HDPE recycling system


January 28, 2015 11:08 am ET

Lindner washTech GmbH will show its technology for washing and drying shredded post-consumer plastic, at its NPE 2015 Booth S26189.

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Major packaging merger includes plastics operations


January 26, 2015 12:24 pm ET

A merger of packaging companies MeadWestvaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Inc. will create a new company with nearly $16 billion in annual sales.

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Recycling Partnership coalition kicks off its initial curbside project


January 22, 2015 3:51 pm ET

The Recycling Partnership's inaugural effort to boost curbside recycling around the country kicked off this week in Columbia, S.C.

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DuPont teaming with EcoStrate on post-consumer carpet recycling


January 20, 2015 2:25 pm ET

DuPont Co. is working with EcoStrate SFS Inc. to create a post-consumer recycling program for carpet made from the company's Sonora renewably sourced, corn-based fiber.

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Recycler MTM expanding in Germany, seeking second site


January 20, 2015 9:58 am ET

MTM Plastics GmbH, which produces recycled polyolefins from mixed plastic waste, is planning to invest 8 million euros ($9.2 million) to expand its production facilities in Niedergebra, Germany by the end of 2016.

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Hong Kong researcher speeds up 'cracking' of waste plastics


January 15, 2015 2:29 pm ET

HONG KONG — Can a professor working out of a modest laboratory in a teachers' college crack one of the biggest technical challenges facing plastics recyclers?

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Group hopes to spark EPS recycling


January 13, 2015 4:34 pm ET

A new grant program aimed at boosting expanded polystyrene foam recycling efforts and dispelling the assumption that foam is not recyclable is launching this spring.

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