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News Manufacturing General
June 10, 2020  

Canadian small businesses create solutions to help reduce plastic pollution in oceans

The over $2 million in funding is part of the second phase of the domestic plastics challenges under the Innovative Solutions Canada program

News Food & Beverage General
May 26, 2020  

Plastics bans, environmental monitoring get short shrift

Retailers banned reusable packaging as use of plastic containers went up, and some cities cut or cancel recycling programs.

News Manufacturing General
April 30, 2020  

Pyrowave closes second investment round for plastic waste tech

Modular microwave-based platform decomposes the complex chemical structure of plastics back into a simpler form for infinite use.

News Manufacturing General
February 6, 2020  

Montreal to fully ban plastic bags by end of 2020: Mayor

Decision comes as Quebec navigates a waste-management crisis with four Montreal-area recycling plants shutting their doors.

News General
January 30, 2020  

Environment Canada to release science review backing plastics ban

An audit found less than 10% of the plastic products used in Canada are recycled.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 14, 2019  

Canadian plastics, chemistry associations create plastics division

Combining aims to strengthen their voice about urgent plastics issues with important stakeholders.

News Chemicals General
October 31, 2019  

Nova Chemicals becomes first Canadian-based company to participate in OCS Blue

OCS Blue is an international product stewardship program aimed at the prevention of plastic pellet, flake and powder leakage to the environment.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 16, 2019  

Ontario shifting responsibility for Blue Box program to manufacturers

Government says moving the recycling program to producers would save municipalities more than $125 million annually.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
August 13, 2019  

Trump to promote turning natural gas into plastics in Pennsylvania

Part of a continued push by the administration to increase the economy’s dependence on fossil fuels.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 17, 2019  

Cambodia says 11 containers of Canadian trash among illegal shipments

Canada’s domestic recycling capacity is limited, with only about a dozen companies doing such work.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Indonesia returning 57 containers of developed world’s waste

What was supposed to be paper was contaminated with diapers and plastics.

News Government General
June 27, 2019  

Provinces, feds meet to find path to better plastics recycling plan

Canada only recycles about 9% of the plastic it produces.

News Food & Beverage General
June 20, 2019  

Fast food players take tentative steps towards sustainable packaging

Canada is set to ban single-use plastics by 2021.

News Oil & Gas General
June 11, 2019  

Single-use plastics ban not expected to hurt petrochemical growth

An expert says, while a ban may impact some end-product manufacturers in Eastern Canada, it likely won’t affect the oil and gas sector in the West.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
June 6, 2019  

Amhil North America takes charge of its energy costs

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