Report: Plastics production increasing, but recycling falling behind

February 9, 2015 4:29 pm ET

Production of plastics around the world continues to increase, but recycling is lagging, according to new research from the Worldwatch Institute.


Recycler Parc targets mulit-layer laminated films with new technology

February 9, 2015 1:52 pm ET

Romeoville, Ill.-based Parc Corp. is taking a new direction to help plastics manufacturers recycle what the company calls “the unrecyclable.”


Rigid plastic recycling grows in Canada

February 9, 2015 12:33 pm ET

Recycling programs for non-bottle rigid containers are the fastest growing programs in Canada.


Colorado recycler to begin powder impression molding

February 5, 2015 10:08 am ET

Environmental Recycling Technologies plc, the United Kingdom-based patent rights holder to the powder impression molding (PIM) process, has licensed its technology to Earth Enterprises Inc. for use in the U.S. on a non-exclusive basis.


Storage, more colors, lighting part of deck offerings for 2015

February 4, 2015 1:08 pm ET

Outdoor living spaces are getting swankier as manufacturers come up with new decking collections that mimic wood and new accessories for design and comfort.


ILIP to launch recycled PET food packaging line

February 4, 2015 9:22 am ET

Bologna, Italy-based thermoforming plastic packaging company ILIP srl has announced that it is ready to start producing food packaging products made from 100 percent recycled PET.


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.


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.


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.


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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