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Plastic Recycling News

How a Pilot Project in Whitby, ON is Turning Plastic Waste into Fuel
The process shreds the plastic into smaller pieces and feeds it into a “cooker.”
August 19th 2019
Ivory Coast Unveils Africa’s First-of-its-Kind Factory that Makes Bricks From Plastic Waste
Upon full operation, the plant will recycle nearly 9,600 tonnes of plastic waste every year.
August 16th 2019
CPIA Applauds Ontario’s Efforts to Tackle Plastic Waste
The new system will collect full range of plastic packaging, thereby reducing the amount of…
August 16th 2019
DASANI Takes New Steps to Reduce Plastic Waste
DASANI has been at the forefront of sustainable innovation since 2009 with the launch of…
August 16th 2019
Burundi Becomes the Latest African Nation to Ban Plastic Bags
Burundi now joins other African nations such as Eritrea, Rwanda, Kenya, Morocco that have already…
August 15th 2019
Materials Company Seeks to Impact Plastic Recycling with Technology
By modifying the front end of Eastman’s cellulosics production, carbon renewal technology uses plastic waste…
August 15th 2019
Import Ban Hampers Scrap Plastics Shipments to India
The ban will cover most plastics under the 3915 tariff code, including PET, PE, PP…
August 14th 2019
Woodstock City Council Considers Plastic Bag Ban
The Council is expected to accept the ban recommendation in principle and forward it to…
August 14th 2019
Israel's New Consortium to Promote Plastic Recycling Technologies
The newly announced CIRCLE consortium will receive an investment of nearly $8.6 million.
August 14th 2019
Portland International Airport Aims to Reduce Use of Single-use Plastics
The program, which was first piloted in early 2017, is set to launch this month.
August 14th 2019