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August 8, 2019
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Sobeys plans to remove plastic bags from all stores in 2020

The Stellarton, N.S.-based national grocery chain said it will adopt paper and reusable bags at its 255 outlets across the country by January.

Arkema buys specialty chemicals maker Lambson

The acquisition of Lambson, which develops photoinitiators for curing, is designed to expands Arkema's Sartomer business unit product offering.

Nova Chemicals announces new sustainability strategy

The Calgary-based chemical maker's new six-pronged sustainability commitment is designed to help eliminate plastic waste.

RTP acquires Zeotherm’s thermoplastic vulcanizate business

The transaction, which was completed in May 2019 but not announced until Aug. 6, encompasses all products sold globally under the Zeotherm TPV name.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Building schoolrooms from plastic waste in West Africa

Conceptos Plasticos, a Colombian non-profit group, has partnered with UNICEF to collect plastic waste in the West African country of Côte d'Ivoire and turn it into modular plastic bricks to build classrooms. » Read More
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Straw maker Stone Straw fights back with bioplastic straws

Traditional plastic straws are an endangered species nowadays, which is why this well-known Brantford, Ont.-based extruder is making the move to an eco-friendly plant-based alternative. » Read More

8th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit

Aug. 20-22, 2019
Location: Location: Detroit, Mich.
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LSR 2019

Sept. 9-12, 2019
Location: Schaumburg, Ill.
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Polymers in Flooring

Sept. 17-18, 2019
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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