Michelin, Pyrowave partner to recycle plastic waste
Innovative technology returns hard to recycle styrene to virgin material using microwave technology.
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.
Quebec to expand deposit system to cover all drink containers by 2022
Deposit charged to containers ranging from 100 millilitres to two litres made of plastic, glass or metal.
Environment Canada to release science review backing plastics ban
An audit found less than 10% of the plastic products used in Canada are recycled.
Li-Cycle completes first commercial shipment of recycled battery material
Mississauga company’s unique process removes metals such as cobalt, nickel and lithium for reuse.
BC aims to recycle difficult plastic: chip bags, crinkly wraps
Non-profit BC Recycle is gearing up for province-wide collection next year.
Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025
Will focus on eliminating non-recyclable plastics and use of plastics with better recycling rates.
Kimberly-Clark adding wheat straw to new products
GreenHarvest tissue and paper towels will include 20% of the rapidly renewable fibre.
Ford adds green to F-150 using plastic reinforced with rice hulls
Replaces a talc-based reinforcement in a polypropylene composite used in an electrical harness.
Catalyst closes recycle mill in Arizona
Flagging newsprint demand, price volatility and higher freight costs cited.
Honda to recycle rare earths from hybrid batteries
Japanese automaker says green initiative a first for the industry
Plastics recycler ramps up new processing line
Resource Polymers expects to have its wash line for recycled plastics up and running by mid December as it charges up its new processing line.
Green from start to finish
The Cascades Tissue Group is the fourth largest producer…