Michelin, Pyrowave partner to recycle plastic waste
Innovative technology returns hard to recycle styrene to virgin material using microwave technology.
Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban
OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use…
Recycling isn’t enough – plastic pollution crisis is getting worse
We could be spewing as much as 90 million tonnes of waste into the world’s waters by 2030.
Vegpro, Cascades partner on 100% recycled plastic packaging for salads
New containers improve airflow and prolong conservation time by limiting the build up of excess humidity.
Germany bans single-use plastic straws, food containers
The move was part of an effort to move away from “throw-away culture”
$3M in federal funding to cut plastic food, construction waste
Three companies winners of the government’s plastics innovation challenge, part of a plan to ban many single-use plastics by 2021.
Alberta petrochemical project cost estimate rises to about $4.9B
Dehydrogenation and polypropylene upgrading plants will turn propane into plastic pellets for shipment to manufacturers around the world.
Celebrating 150 years: CGT leverages its history of innovation
From wagon wheels to car interiors, the Cambridge manufacturer honours its legacy of making things in Ontario.
Beverage companies aim to get bottles recycled, not trashed
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr. Pepper are investing US$100 million to improve recycling collection and processing.
Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US
Countries will have to monitor and track the movements of plastic waste outside their borders.
Montreal wants to ban single use plastics, polystyrene foam containers
Will hold consultations on the bylaw and move slowly to help businesses transition.
Shawcor to buy tank maker ZCL Composites for $308M
Acquisition will help expand its product and service offering.
Petrochemical growth spurt expected despite rising desire for fewer plastics
Canadian petrochemical expansions are dwarfed by the activity south of the border.
Worker caught in extruder, Uponor fined $80,000
Plastic piping manufacturer failed to ensure machinery was stopped during maintenance task.
States suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns
Judge asked to block a settlement with Defence Distributed that allowed the company to blueprints available online.