News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 22, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 7, 2020  

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.

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 Food & Beverage General
February 6, 2020  

Hellmann’s Canada commits to using 100% recycled plastic

Initiative is projected to save one million kilograms of virgin plastic this year.

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 Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
September 12, 2019  

Government of Canada invests in solutions to recycle fibreglass

Jeosal Materials Research gets $118,625 from plastics innovation challenge fund.

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 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 Food & Beverage Government General
June 11, 2019  

Styrofoam take-out boxes, straws among plastics ban targets

Canada currently throws out 12 times the plastic it recycles.

News Manufacturing General
April 18, 2018  

Toy manufacturer Hasbro announces pilot recycling program

Donated toys will be transformed into materials used to make other things.

News General
February 15, 2018  

Ottawa gave Nova Chemicals $35M while calling for an end to single use plastics

Some of the grant will go towards a $2.2-billion expansion in Sarnia, including a new polyethylene facility.

News Manufacturing General
July 17, 2017  

NS proposal reignites debate over burning versus recycling tires

Lafarge Canada to use scrap tires for fuel in its Brookfield cement plant.