Firefighters handle Indiana recycling plant blaze

April 1, 2014 5:32 pm ET

About 50 firefighters needed about eight hours Tuesday to extinguish a sizable blaze at a plastics recycling facility in Frankfort, Ind.


For detergent makers, 'green' is in the bag

April 1, 2014 2:22 pm ET

For the makers of Savvy Green laundry and dishwasher detergents, their product's message wouldn't be complete without the right packaging.

IntegriCo investing $20 million in new Louisiana plant, headquarters

March 31, 2014 4:32 pm ET

Recycled plastic railroad tie maker IntegriCo Composites Inc. will open a new manufacturing facility in northwest Louisiana, a move that local officials are calling both a godsend and a game-changer thanks to the 300 jobs being created.

Recycler Maine Plastics shuts down

March 24, 2014 5:05 pm ET

Maine Plastics Inc. — one of North America’s largest plastics recyclers — has closed its doors.

Canada's Orenda expanding in Greece

March 21, 2014 11:58 am ET

Orenda Automation Technologies Inc. is expanding its first European operation as it gains new customers for its size reduction equipment.

Auction set for plastics recycling equipment

March 21, 2014 11:34 am ET

The second auction in a month of recycling equipment in Canada is slated for April 3.

Canada's recycling rate grew by 10 percent in 2012

March 20, 2014 1:02 pm ET

Canada's plastic packaging recycling rate grew in 2012 for the third year in a row, according to a study commissioned by Canadian Plastics Industry Association of Mississauga, Ontario.


Dow's Jones: Benefits of plastics key to their sustainability

March 20, 2014 1:11 pm ET

“You can't tell anything about sustainability just by looking at the material. What you have to know is something about the life cycle.”

New investments backs expansion for MicroGreen's recycled cups

March 20, 2014 12:45 pm ET

MicroGreen Polymers Inc. is ramping up production of its InCycle brand of recycled-content PET cups.


Postconsumer non-bottle rigid plastic recovered

March 19, 2014 1:14 pm ET

Postconsumer non-bottle rigid plastic recovered

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