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City of Austin Considers New Bill to Revive Plastic Bag Ban
The new bill proposes to narrow the definition of containers and packages so as to…
December 13th 2018
Nestle Waters to Achieve 25% Recycled Plastic in Packaging by 2021
In addition to the company's multiyear supplier agreements, Nestlé Waters continues to make indirect investments…
December 13th 2018
U.S. Plastic Scrap Exports Collapsed 28%
Canada emerged as the primary destination of U.S. plastic scrap exports.
December 12th 2018
Oregon Bills Propose Fee on Plastic Bags and Ban on Plastic Straws
Meantime, LC 1377 prohibits restaurants from providing customers with single-use plastic straws, unless the customer…
December 12th 2018
Denver City Moots Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban
Incidentally, the Colorado law bans local governments from imposing ban on use or sale of…
December 11th 2018
Nestle Waters Announces Ambitious Milestone in Recycled Plastic Use
This milestone is part of the company’s ultimate aim to raise recycled content to 50%…
December 11th 2018
Rockland Gears Up For Plastic Bag Ban Effective Jan. 1, 2019
The original ordinance had also proposed fee for paper bags, but was later removed calling…
December 10th 2018
Turkey: Newly Launched Bottle Deposit Scheme Boosts Plastics Recycling
As per estimates, the country produces approximately 31 million tonnes of waste per annum, out…
December 10th 2018
Boston Plastic Bag Ban Starts Friday
Skeptics and opponents, including the retail and plastic bag industries, say consumers need to have…
December 10th 2018
Plastic Bag Ban to Take Effect From Dec. 14 in Boston
The ordinance bans carryout bag with handles provided by retail establishments to customers at point…
December 6th 2018