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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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