Article - 11 Aug 2009
We've all now heard the warnings that potentially dangerous chemicals can leach from plastic containers into food and drink but what are these chemicals, how do they get out of the plastic and what...
News - 11 Oct 2012
The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced today the release of the “2011 Report on Postconsumer PET...
News - 6 May 2008
Axion International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Analytic Systems, Inc. an emerging leader in the alternative infrastructure and building products industry, today announced the signing of a...
Article - 22 Oct 2008
Most plastics can be sucessfully recycled. Plastic recycling is made easier by special codes put into the plastic item at the point of manufacture. The recycling codes are explained in this article.
News - 22 Feb 2009
The national recycling rate for PET plastic bottled water containers (.5 liter or 16.9 ounce size) has improved by 16.42 percent, according to new data from two new studies: ''2008 Post Consumer PET...
Article - 25 Jul 2012
High-Density Polyethylene, usually shortened to HDPE or PEHD, is a plastic polymer with flexible properties which make it ideal for a wide range of applications.
News - 29 Apr 2014
Many efforts to reduce the environmental impacts associated with commercial horticulture production have failed to influence the general public. For example, one recent study showed that the use of...
News - 29 Jun 2016
Researchers at the Masdar Institute have tried to create a technology that would enhance the ability of some plastics to slow down the process of oxidation. Oxidation is the natural phenomenon that...
News - 2 Dec 2009
The Packaging Community has undertaken a survey into decision making in packaging across 9 European countries and concluded that there is a big move towards environmentally-friendly and sustainable...
News - 19 Dec 2018
According to researchers, more must be done to deal with the growing environmental effect of takeaway food containers.
Based on a new study, it is estimated that 2025 million takeaway...