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  1. Dow Announces New Actions To Support Global Efforts On Plastic Waste
    11/27/2018

    Dow announced its intention to further invest and develop new global initiatives and solutions that work to prevent and remediate plastic waste in the environment 

  2. Lubrizol To Showcase New Coating Technologies At IDEA19
    11/13/2018

    The Lubrizol Corporation announces it will exhibit at IDEA19 in Miami Beach March 25-28, 2019 in booth #640, showcasing several innovative polymer and additive technologies that enhance performance of specialty papers, textiles and nonwovens

  3. PrimaLoft, Inc. Expands Suite Of Biodegradable Technologies; Introduces PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, The First Fabric Made From 100% Recycled, Biodegradable Synthetic Fiber
    11/13/2018

    PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology, today expanded its suite of biodegradable* technologies with the introduction of PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, the first 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fabric. PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric joins the recently launched PrimaLoft® Bio™ Insulation, also the first technology of its kind. PrimaLoft is targeting fall 2020 for consumer availability of both iterations of its biodegradable products

  4. New Method Enables Large-Scale Production Of Bio-Based Plastic Bottles
    11/12/2018

    Scientists have discovered a novel method to synthesize furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) in a high yield from a glucose derivative of non-food plant cellulose, paving the way for replacing petroleum-derived terephthalic acid with biomaterials in plastic bottle applications

  5. Scientists Bring Polymers Into Atomic-Scale Focus
    11/12/2018

    From water bottles and food containers to toys and tubing, many modern materials are made of plastics. And while we produce about 110 million tons per year of synthetic polymers like polyethylene and polypropylene worldwide for these plastic products, there are still mysteries about polymers at the atomic scale

  6. Brightmark Energy Announces Major Investment In Nation’s First Commercial-Scale Plastics-To-Fuel Plant
    11/9/2018

    Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based renewable energy development company, has acquired a majority interest and invested $10M in a groundbreaking plastics-to-fuel technology company, RES Polyflow, while committing to an additional $47M investment in the first commercial-scale plant to utilize this technology, which will be located in Indiana

  7. AmSty And Agilyx Announce Joint Venture For Polystyrene Recycling
    11/8/2018

    AmSty and Agilyx have signed a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture that will assume operations of Agilyx’s first-in-kind polystyrene recycling facility in Tigard, Oregon

  8. Now Plastics Introduces 60 To 90% Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) PET Films
    11/8/2018

    Now Plastics, one of the largest suppliers of films and aluminum foil, is now offering post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET films made from 60 to 90% PCR PET resin, it was announced today

  9. Repsol & Saica Sign An Agreement To Improve LDPE Film Circularity
    10/31/2018

    Repsol and Saica Natur have signed a new collaboration agreement in order to maximize the use of low density polyethylene film (LDPE) waste and take a new step in the transition towards a circular economy

  10. Loop Industries Endorses The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment – Helping Keep Plastic In The Economy And Out Of Nature
    10/29/2018

    Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic, today announced that it has joined leading global consumer brands, including PepsiCo, Danone, The Coca Cola Company, Unilever, L’Oréal and others in signing the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with United Nations Environment