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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 Food & Beverage Manufacturing Sustainability
January 31, 2020  

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.

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 Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 8, 2020  

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.

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 Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 10, 2018  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
April 13, 2015  

Kimberly-Clark adding wheat straw to new products

GreenHarvest tissue and paper towels will include 20% of the rapidly renewable fibre.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
August 7, 2013  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production Sustainability
July 31, 2012  

Catalyst closes recycle mill in Arizona

Flagging newsprint demand, price volatility and higher freight costs cited.

News Automotive Energy Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
June 20, 2012  

Honda to recycle rare earths from hybrid batteries

Japanese automaker says green initiative a first for the industry

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 22, 2010  

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.

News Sustainability
June 29, 2009  

Green from start to finish

The Cascades Tissue Group is the fourth largest producer