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Despite a widespread perception to the contrary, the environmental cost of using plastics in consumer goods and packaging is nearly four times less than if plastics were replaced with alternative materials, a new study reports. more »

Aug 5, 2016 9:11 AM News

At least 320.7 million kilograms of post-consumer plastic were collected in Canada for recycling in 2014. more »

Jul 8, 2016 1:18 PM News

Austria-based chemical supplier Borealis has acquired the German plastics recyclers mtm plastics GmbH and mtm compact GmbH. more »

Jul 8, 2016 11:35 AM News

Despite challenges ranging from marine waste to multiple force majeures at materials suppliers, the European plastics industry is in good health, a new report said. more »

Jun 25, 2016 4:13 PM News

A five-cent plastic bag fee to discourage single use bags and eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill to be implemented at Walmart stores in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec during the month of May. more »

May 3, 2016 3:00 PM News 1 Comments

In an effort to raise awareness around the various recycling options for film and foam, the Canadian Plastics Industry Associations has created two new directories for Canadians. more »

Apr 29, 2016 9:00 AM News

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