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News Releases & Related Posts:

Plastic Bottle Recycling in U.S. Tops Three Billion Pounds for First Time

First-Of-Its-Kind Study to Examine Recovery of Flexible Packaging Using Existing Technology

National Trade Industry Groups Fund Study to Identify Ways to Improve Efficiencies in Recycling Facilities

Procter & Gamble Joins National Effort to Recycle Flexible Plastic Wraps, Bags

A Look at Plastic Film Recycling: Growing with Lots of Opportunity

Plasticity 2014: New Ways of Thinking About Old Problems

ACC: DC Ban on Foodservice Ware Will Not Achieve Sustainability Goals

Plastics Make It Possible® and "Ace of Cakes" Duff Goldman Launch Video Series on Reducing Food and Packaging Waste

Flexible Film Recycling Group Supports New Efforts in Wisconsin to Grow Plastic Film Recycling

Houston Polystyrene Foam Recycling Event

New Social Sharing Campaign to Spark Greater Recycling of Common Flexible Plastic Wraps

Study: Plastic Packaging Enables Significant Energy and Greenhouse Gas Savings in U.S., Canada

Plastics Make It Possible® and HGTV Designer Taniya Nayak Launch "Recycling Makeover" Video Series

Plastic Film Recycling Group Gaining Momentum With New Members, Initiatives

Pak-Sher Introduces the First and Only Truly Sustainable 100% PCR Pop-Up Interfolded Deli/Bakery Sheets

Innovative Plastic Package Delivers Lifesaving Medicine to African Children

New York City Reconsiders Recycling; Kudos to Mayor Bloomberg

Recycling of Rigid Plastics Tops 930 Million Pounds Annually

Plastics Deliver More Choices, Advances in Frozen Foods—With Less Packaging and Food Waste

Report Quantifies Energy and Emissions for Injection Molded and Thermoformed Plastics

Access to Plastics Recycling More Widespread Than Previously Believed

Global Plastics and Plastic Product Producers Take Action on Marine Litter

Recycling of Non-Bottle Rigid Plastics in the United States Up Nearly 50 Percent in Two Years

Bins on Beaches Recycling Programs Achieve Strong Numbers in California

Media Reports:

The Possibilities of Plastic: Saving Food through Innovative Packaging [World Food Day]

Clorox Shares Packaging Lessons Learned By Switching From Pails to Pouches [Plastics News]

How2Recycle Label Welcomes New Participants and First Sponsorship Recipient [3BL Media]

Cereal Launches in a Reusable Zippered Pouch [Food & Beverage Packaging]

Packaging Is the Silent Warrior Against Food Waste [Environmental Leader]

DuPont Execs Talk Packaging, Innovation and Collaboration [Plastics News]

Sustainable Pack Materials: What's Out There? [Bakery and Snacks]

Dow's Sustainability Manager Looks at Big Picture for Package Design [Plastics News]

Grocery Stores Pick Up on Consumer Recycling Trends [Earth911]

New York City Adds Rigid Plastics to Recycling Program [Plastics News]

Got Milk? Central Michigan Professor Earns National Award for Packaging That Stores Milk at Room Temperature [MLive]

Recycling of Rigid Plastics Tops 930 Million Pounds Annually [Food & Beverage Packaging]

Food Waste and Packaging: Fighting Negative Perceptions While Continuing to Innovate [Plastics Today]

Is Plastic Packaging the "Silent Hero" to the Global Food Waste Problem? [Plastics Today]

Consumers Still Unaware of Innovative Food Packaging Importance, Says WRAP [Waste Management World]

12 Fruits and Vegetables That Last for Months [Organic Gardening]

U.S.: Produce Companies Shifting to Flexible Packaging [Fresh Plaza]

Dow Chemical Adding “Recover” to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” [Plastics Today]

L’Oréal Reiterates Importance of Sustainability AND Safety of Plastics Packaging [Cosmetics Design-Europe]

New Anti-Bacterial Packaging to Prolong Pepsi’s Shelf-Life [TriplePundit]

Before & After: Xango's Transition from Glass to PET [The Dieline]

Sustainability: Flexible Packaging Gets a Bad Wrap [Flexible Packaging]

Photographic Proof That Plastic Keeps Cucumbers and Peppers Happier for Longer [Plastics & Rubber Weekly]

Great Recycling Tips for Earth Day [Plastics Make it Possible]

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