The new materials also allow UBQ products to be compounded with a brighter spectrum of colors beyond brown, black and gray.
Partners in the Enval Ltd. plant aim to process 6,000 metric tons of flexible packaging in the plant's first year of operations.
Here's a rundown of a few social media accounts from the plastics industry worth following.
The next round of plastics treaty talks begin Monday in Paris, and Plastics News will be there.
For the first time, a PET resin made from carbon captured from emissions has been successfully produced and used in packaging applications.
Shell had suspended polyethylene resin and ethylene monomer production in Monaca, Pa., on March 25 but said on May 24 that it is restarting.
After experiencing success with a pilot recycling project in El Paso, Texas, thermoformer D6 Inc. has decided to take it further.
A new report from Greenpeace USA claims that recycling increases the toxicity of plastics.
A new ABC News report as well as work by environmental group The Last Beach Cleanup indicate used plastic bags returned by consumers for recycling are instead being trashed.
The Federal Trade Commission is hearing calls from some state governments and the EPA to limit the chasing arrows on plastic resin ID codes and take a skeptical view on green marketing for chemical recycling.