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April 23, 2019
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Vancouver may delay plastic straw ban until 2020

City staff say they need more time to consult with businesses and persons with disabilities before enacting the ban.

German EU candidate proposes global ban on single-use plastics

Banning single-use plastics in the EU "is not enough" says Manfred Weber, Germany's conservative candidate for the upcoming EU parliamentary elections.

Tekni-Plex is buying three Amcor manufacturing facilities

The facilities – located in Madison and Milwaukee, Wis., and Ashland, Mass. – will provide a broad portfolio of sterilizable medical device packaging substrates including coated and uncoated Tyvek, heat-seal and cold-seal coated paper and films, medical grade laminates and die-cut lids and labels.

Revenue down for PolyOne in first quarter, job cuts coming

The challenging financial results have led the Ohio-based material supplier to reduce spending and to cut an unspecified number of jobs.
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A new chapter begins for En-Plas

After 31 years in the same plant, well-known machinery sales firm En-Plas Inc. has moved into a new, more efficient headquarters in Toronto. » Read More
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Montreal researchers create plastic from lobster shells

McGill University researchers have developed a new chemical process that could turn lobster, shrimp, and crab shells into biodegradable plastic. » Read More

Good Chemistry 2019 Conference

May 1-2, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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SPE Extrusion Minitec+

May 1-2, 2019
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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Plastics Recycling World Expo 2019

May 8-9, 2019
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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