The Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) has welcomed Omnia Packaging Inc., BASF Canada, and NSF to its expanding network of more than 95 partners in the third quarter of 2023. Omnia Packaging Inc. joins as a signatory partner
France, selected by the HolyGrail initiative leadership team, will become the first country-wide implementation of Digimarc Recycle. Digimarc Recycle allows brand owners to digitize products and packaging, enabling a direct communication channel with consumers. When the digitized item is scanned with a Smartphone, consumers can see recycling instructions and sustainability content of the item.
The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has unveiled a new video as part of its Recycling is Real advocacy campaign that is dedicated to promoting and defending plastic recycling in America. This new video highlights the efforts taking place at Amcor’s facility in Wytheville, Virginia, to ensure that bottles made from polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, are …
The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has awarded Husky Technologies (Husky) with the PLASTICS 2023 Innovation in Bioplastics Award. The naming came as part of PLASTICS’ eighth annual online #BioplasticsWeek awareness and education event.
Kia plans to use recycled plastic from a 55-ton haul recently reclaimed from the Pacific Ocean in its new EV models. The plastic was reclaimed by The Ocean Cleanup.
Over 95 companies, governments, institutions, and NGOs that are part of the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) have released an ambitious five-year action plan (2023 to 2027) focused on addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with flexible plastic packaging in Canada. The roadmap has a clear objective of transitioning the industry towards a circular packaging ecosystem.
Behind the walls of recycling facilities across the U.S., a sea of materials moves through hands and machines working hard to get them to the end of the line – and the beginning of their next life. A critical balance of manual labour and automation enables the sorting and recovery of these materials in a …
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently expanded and updated the APR Global Design Catalog, a comprehensive resource to access the most current plastic packaging recyclability guidelines for countries and regions around the world.
The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) have launched Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) Blue Verification, a new program designed to further the plastics industry’s goal of keeping plastic in use and out of the environment. The launch of OCS Blue Verification brings a new level of rigour and transparency to the …
The ISRI Board of Directors is considering changes to the Guidelines for Recycled Plastic that were approved by the ISRI Plastics Division on September 20, 2023. The deliberations will take place at ISRI’s upcoming fall board meeting in Denver, Colorado on October 18, 2023. Proposed specifications Specifications: PP Small Rigid Plastic