News & Trends

Latest Articles & Industry Developments

News & Trends

Bans On Single-Use Plastics Worldwide

Thirty-two countries have banned various single-use plastics, with many more provinces, states, and cities around the world imposing or considering bans of their own on…
Read more

Canada banning plastic bags, straws, cutlery and other single-use items by the end of 2021

Under the newly-unveiled list of single-use plastics being banned in Canada, plastic grocery bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, cutlery and food containers made from…
Read more

The Problem with Recycling Contamination

The average recycling contamination rate is 25%, or 1 in 4 items. Total scrap plastic exports have declined by 40% in the last year (2018),…
Read more

What Is Bioplastic?

Adding Meaning to Terms like Biodegradable, Compostable, and Oxo-Degradable is Crucial For Understanding Bioplastics Using “green” terms to describe products is a relatively new addition…
Read more