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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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News Government Manufacturing General
June 5, 2019  

Radical changes needed to improve Canada’s recycling output: report

More recycling facilities, investment in technology and government policies such as recycled content regulations.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 4, 2019  

Poland Spring to use 100% recycled plastic for bottles

Maine-based beverage maker says effort kicks off this month with 1-litre bottles for non-carbonated water.

News Chemicals Energy General
February 4, 2019  

Pembina proceeding with polypropylene plant venture with Kuwaiti firm

Plastic pellets will be sent to manufacturers around the world for use in the production of recyclable products.

News Manufacturing General
January 30, 2019  

Mexican border strikers win agreements at 27 of 45 plants

Factories make auto parts, medical equipment, plastics and other goods; more than 33% of the city’s 130 border plants affected.

Event Manufacturing General
September 14, 2018  

Plast-Ex 2019

For the Canadian plastics processing industry. The latest innovations,

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 7, 2018  

Plastic degrading in the ocean produces greenhouse gas: study

Canadian-led researchers in Hawaii found emissions phenomenon is intensified by sun exposure.

News Food & Beverage General
July 9, 2018  

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws from all locations

The coffee chain will make a strawless lid or straws made from alternative materials, like paper or compostable plastic, available at its more than 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 20, 2018  

Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban: study

Countries might be stuck with more than 110 million tonnes of plastic by 2030.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 13, 2018  

BC aims to recycle difficult plastic: chip bags, crinkly wraps

Non-profit BC Recycle is gearing up for province-wide collection next year.

News Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

After plastics charter, Ottawa looking at curbing own use to reduce garbage

G7 nations signed a Canadian-driven plastics charter that commits to keeping plastic out of landfills by 2040.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 6, 2018  

Canada on hot seat to deliver on climate change and plastics at G7

Most of the negotiating done, but unclear if all the G7 leaders will sign the charter in Quebec.