Grand Canyon bans sale of bottled water after all (Feb. 8)
The National Park Service is prohibiting the sale of plastic water bottles at Grand Canyon National Park — just a little more than a year after the plan was halted after Coca-Cola Co. voiced concerns about it. ...
Leaders say Europe's waste-recovery goal is achieveable (Feb. 7)
The European plastics industry has set an ambitious target: total elimination of plastics waste going to landfills by 2020. ...
Processor of the Year: Steinwall Inc.
Steinwall Inc., an injection molder in Coon Rapids, Mich., was selected the Plastics News Processor of the Year. In this video interview, Maureen Steinwall explains how her company has achieved success through training and motivating employees.
“The Plastics Blog” by Don Loepp
We're all excellent drummers when we drive (Feb. 7)
Here's a post for anyone who's ever drummed on their steering wheel and thought they sounded pretty good. The band OK Go used Chevrolet's new Sonic small car as a mobile instrument for a new video in which band members "play" the thermoformed headliner and a retractable arm plays a series of 48 PVC pipes. GM liked it so much that it used part of the video in a Super Bowl ad. ...