In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two of the leading global international recycling organizations have developed a global definition governing the use of the term “recyclable” as is relates to plastics packaging a
Consumers are increasingly putting pressure on manufacturers to improve the impact packaging has on the environment, with ethical packaging now becoming a “must have” quality when purchasing a product, according todata and analytics company GlobalData.Sustainable packaging was once a niche that only
The Foam Recycling Coalition is advancing its foam recycling grant program with a revamped website dedicated to expanded polystyrene recycling.The website provides information,guidance, and resources to increase the collection and processing of EPS packaging for recycling.Visitors can learn about fo
That’s according to a new report, Watching Bioplastics, which finds there is growing consumer interest in bioplastics, but a continued need for education.
Global study challenges industry perceptions and reveals significant industry failures in formal measurement and reporting.
This according to a national survey on attitudes and beliefs related to carton recycling that also indicates consumers are looking at brands to help actively drive the recycling of their packages.
The 4th Progress Report from the Global Plastics Alliance shows positive movement, with 355 projects planned, underway, or completed, to address marine debris.
Can you provide some background on AMERIPEN and the projects and initiatives it has been involved in since it was founded in 2011?Kyla Fisher:AMERIPEN was born in 2011 out of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recycling system financing workshop. Our founders walked out of that meeting with the
McDonald’s has announced goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world.By 2025, the company says that 100% of its guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference f
A giant T-shirt measuring approximately 320 feet high by 230 feet wide and made out of 200,000 recycled plastic bottles has landed the Plastindia Foundation in the Guinness World Records. The foundation, which comprises major associations, organizations, and institutions connected with the plastics