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Canada plastic pact launched to improve recycling, composting rate

Made up from more than 40 companies, the pact aims to recycle or compost 50 per cent of Canada's plastic packaging by 2025.

Ongoing border restrictions are costing manufacturers millions, survey reveals

The survey conducted by several industry associations indicates more than two-thirds of respondents have lost business amounting to tens of millions of dollars due to issues at the Canada-U.S. border.

GM plans to go mostly electric by 2035, be carbon neutral by 2040

The automaker will concentrate on offering zero-emissions vehicles in different prices ranges.
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Eastman to build massive molecular recycling plant in Tennessee

The plant, to be built in Kingsport and be mechanically complete by the end of 2022, will use methanolysis to convert polyester waste that often ends up in landfills and waterways into durable products. » Read more

Shintech expanding PVC capacity at two Louisiana sites

The Houston-based company will invest $1.3 billion to expand its manufacturing and packaging facilities at its sites in Plaquemine and Addis. » Read more
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Researchers develop non-toxic biodegradable plastic film based on seaweed

Developed at India's National Institute of Ocean Technology, the films will safely break down in the environment without leaving any toxicity. » Read More
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New tool calculates benchmark data for sustainable production of plastics

Developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in the U.S., the data measures how much energy is required and the amount of greenhouse gases emitted from the production of a variety of plastics. » Read More

NAHB International Builders Show 2021*

Tuesday, February 09, 2021 - Thursday, February 11, 2021
*Virtual event
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SPE International Polyolefins Conference 2021*

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Society of Plastics Engineers
*Virtual event
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Plastimagen Light 2021*

Tuesday, March 09, 2021 - Thursday, March 11, 2021
Tarsus Mexico, Mexico City
*New dates, hybrid exhibition
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