Plastic & Rubber News

Oct 18, 2017
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, flexible packaging manufacturer Bemis Company, Inc. and converter Polykar Inc. have teamed up to develop refuse...

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Oct 17, 2017
A bottle made completely from post-consumer and ocean-reclaimed plastics has been launched by Procter & Gamble (P&G) for its flagship Fairy...
Oct 16, 2017
Three international plastics recycling organisations have entered into a partnership to co-ordinate efforts on testing protocols. The US-based...
Oct 16, 2017
Entries are now being accepted for the first-ever Plastics Recycling Awards Europe, winners of which will be announced on April 25 next year during...
Oct 12, 2017
Almost a decade after the publication of a regulation establishing rules for use of recycled plastic materials in food applications, and despite the...
Oct 09, 2017
‘Fear of possible restrictions on Chinese imports of certain forms of plastics scrap has drastically altered the demand for, and commercial values of...
Oct 04, 2017
'We see a whole new game in North America, where the younger generation is putting more and more pressure on brand owners and manufacturers to...
Oct 04, 2017
Nearly 70% of polyethylene terephthalate bottles are recycled in India, and the market is worth an estimated 35 billion rupees (US$ 530+ million) per...
Oct 03, 2017
Finnish company Ecomation announced that it will open a tyre recycling facility this month that will recycle the end-of-life tyres into oil on an...
Oct 03, 2017
More than 110 billion single-use plastic bottles were produced by Coca-Cola last year, a surge of roughly 1 billion compared to 2015. Greenpeace is...
Oct 02, 2017
Researchers at the National Physical Laboratory in India have found a way to transform plastic waste into stylish, practical tiles. A large amount of...
Sep 29, 2017
The plastics division of UK-based packaging specialist DS Smith has invested approximately Euro 357 000 (US$ 420 000) in enhancing the recycling...
Sep 20, 2017
Australian researchers have found a way to convert industrial waste into biodegradable plastic. The innovation results from efforts at Murdoch...

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