Making new products out of plastic waste isn’t a new idea, but the First Mile business model takes a novel approach to collecting and recycling plastic waste into new products for major OEMs such as HP, Puma, and Converse.
Novel new findings have emerged from compatibility tests of the ethylene vinyl alcohol barrier in high-density polyethylene containers in the recycling process.
Eleven disruptive packages showcase flexible packaging know-how in applications from food to hair care.
Each bag in the new urban-inspired Re:cycled Collection repurposes three to eight bottles, totaling about 90,000 diverted from landfill in the first run.
Starbucks has suspended its campaign encouraging customers to bring reusable cups into its stores “out of an abundance of caution,” said a spokesperson.
Groundbreaking Hefty Energy Bag program surpasses key milestone in combating plastic waste with plans to expand into more cities across the US.
The revision is intended to bring greater specificity to resin code ‘1’ and indirectly support efforts aimed at recycling plastics such as used consumer product packaging.
The lawsuit, brought by the Earth Island Institute in San Mateo County Superior Court in California, asks for unspecified damages and seeks an order that the companies clean up the plastic waste that the group says has created a global pollution...
New Yorkers are facing a new challenge at the cash register: The state has adopted a ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery stores, bodegas, and other retail shops.