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PepsiCo announces initiatives to cut its plastics use

The company wants to cut the use of virgin plastic by 50 per cent per serving and use 50 per cent recycled content in plastic packaging by 2030.

Nova Chemicals commits $100,000 for Hurricane Ida relief efforts

The commitment includes direct donations to the American Red Cross and the Capital Area United Way.

Spartech acquires plastics provider Crawford Industries

With two U.S. plants, Crawford manufactures thin-gauge extruded PE and PP sheets and converts them into environmentally friendly products.

Manufacturing sales fell 1.5 per cent in July, StatCan says

But sales of plastic and rubber machinery rose in July.

Pretium Packaging to acquire Alpha Packaging

Alpha operates a network of eight facilities throughout the U.S. and Western Canada and two facilities in Europe.

PVC maker Kem One acquired by Apollo Global Management

Kem One has 1,400 employees and eight industrial sites located across France and Spain.
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Special Reports 

Good Natured Products helps two food suppliers minimize environmental impact

The food producers are introducing new crops and next-gen sustainable agriculture practices that are easier on the planet than some traditional growing methods. » Read more

Reusable containers aren’t always better for the environment than disposable ones – new research

The environmental footprint of reusable containers may not be as light as we think. » Read more

SPE Thermoforming Conference

Sept. 19-22, 2021
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