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Canadian government moves ahead on single-use plastics ban

Feds are also considering banning the chasing arrows symbol from all plastic items unless they're accepted in at least 80 per cent of Canada's recycling facilities.

CIAC expresses ‘disappointment’ with Canada’s single-use plastics ban

Association officials noted that bans of some single-use plastic items will not solve the overall problem of plastics pollution and the management of post-consumer plastics.

Single-use plastics ban will hurt Canadian manufacturing jobs, CME says

The industry has repeatedly said that the better approach is to develop a circular economy that treats plastics as a resource to be managed.

Ipex announces ‘major expansion’ at three U.S. plants

The Ontario-based pipe maker is adding a total of 28 additional lines.

Coke Canada Bottling to invest $42 million in B.C. Lower Mainland facilities

The investments in Richmond include $24 million in a new manufacturing line and $18 million in a combined sales, warehouse, and distribution facility.

ATS Automation receives major order from EV manufacturer

The $70-million order is to provide fully automated battery assembly systems for an unidentified customer’s Canadian and U.S. manufacturing operations.

Berlin Packaging acquires Andler Packaging Group

The deal expands Berlin's operations in New England.

Pipe maker Atkore buys extruder United Poly Systems

United Poly makes HDPE pressure pipe and conduit, primarily serving telecom, water infrastructure, renewables, and energy markets.
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What is BPA and why is it in so many plastic products?

BPA-derived polycarbonates have properties that make them excellent for use in everything from the lenses of eyeglasses to water bottles, but BPA also disrupts how hormones function in the body. » Read more

Researchers discover that ‘superworms’ will eat plastic waste

A species of worm with an appetite for polystyrene could be the key to plastic recycling on a mass scale. » Read more

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