The association pointed out the existing gap between the amount of recycled content available and the requirements of AB 478, which mandates that thermoformed containers sold in the state contain a certain percentage of postconsumer recycled content.
In this week’s roundup: A new external latch lock from DME enhances reliability in mold plate sequencing, UV stabilizer extends the weathering performance of PVC compounds, and more.
Here’s why syngas production is a better choice than Extended Producer Responsibility, which has shown negative effects without positive results.
More than 90% of plastics converters polled in Europe said that they are affected by the supply crisis, with many of them reducing production and turning away new customers to honor existing agreements.
Circulen family of three products empowers brand owners to improve the sustainability of consumer products using recovered polymer sources.
The lightweight system developed by Flopak USA reportedly cuts shipping costs by as much as 50%.
The anti-fogging additive, which is suitable for rigid and flexible packaging, was introduced at Chinaplas 2021.
Tupperware will use Eastman’s circular Tritan Renew resin to manufacture products requiring a clear, glass-like design.
The technology allows thermoformers to use less resin to produce the same amount of product and improve productivity by as much as 25%.