Canadian Plastics

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