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October 24, 2019

Fiji Water commits to 100 per cent recycled PET water bottles by 2025

The company, said to be the No. 1 importer of premium bottled water in the U.S., also plans to have 20 per cent rPET in bottles next year.

Avery Dennison wins 2019 Innovations in Sustainability Award

The Sourcing Industry Group recognizes the company along with EcoVadis for scaling its sustainability risk and improvement program across a global supply base.

Kaneka highlights bio-based and biodegradable polymer technology at K 2019

The Japan-based company has developed the bio-based and biodegradable polymer PHBH, which is recyclable through composting and also biodegradable in natural environments, including marine waters.

Braskem moves deeper into recycling with new polypropylene pellets

Feedstock for Braskem's new 100 per cent recycled "I'm green" PP is derived from polypropylene twine typically used for hay bales in the agricultural sector.
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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

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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