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October 23, 2019

Coca-Cola develops bottle made from recycled ocean plastics

About 300 sample PET bottles have been produced using 25 per cent recycled marine plastic, retrieved from the Mediterranean Sea and beaches.

Domo, Circularise and Covestro partner on full plastics traceability

The newly formed Circularise Plastics project group aims to set up an open standard for sustainability and transparency in the plastics industry.

Ascend showcases sustainability efforts at K 2019

The company’s three-part strategy focuses its people, products and plants toward creating solutions that reduce emissions, waste and water use; providing careers that grow and support families; and fostering vibrant, prosperous communities.

Baerlocher unveils stabilization technologies that address sustainability trends at K 2019

New materials can expand the use of recycled plastic to satisfy stricter regulatory requirements and corporate mandates.
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Special Reports

Smells like progress: Making sustainable polymers from fragrant molecules

British researchers have developed a technique for extracting molecules found in the essential oils of a wide variety of plants to produce organic polymers to replace plastics made from petrochemicals. » Read More
Special Reports

World-first surgery uses Aussie biopolymer in heart valve implant

A U.S. patient has successfully received a polymer heart valve jointly developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and medical device company Foldax Inc. » Read More

Chem Show 2019

Oct. 22-24, 2019
Location: New York City
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2019 Conference on Canadian Stewardship

Nov. 5-7, 2019
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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SMT Mold Expo

Nov. 6, 2019
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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