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LyondellBasell, North Carolina latest to join ACC’s Flexible Film Recycling Group

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 | Permalink

The American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, DC) has announced that LyondellBasell (Houston, TX) has joined its Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG), a collaboration working to double the recycling of post-use polyethylene film by 2020. The FFRG’s members are from the entire polyethylene (PE) film value chain, including major resin suppliers, manufacturers (also known as converters), brand owners and recyclers. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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LyondellBasell, North Carolina latest to join ACC’s Flexible Film Recycling Group

Postconsumer recycling: It takes a village

Monday, January 4th, 2016 | Permalink

It’s lightweight, durable and most importantly, it costs hardly anything, which is why plastic plays such an integral part in a variety of packaging solutions. After all, a wide range of plastics are highly adaptable and can be molded, extruded, blown and cast into a variety of shapes, film or foams. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Postconsumer recycling: It takes a village

Even the Sustainable Packaging Coalition isn’t buying biodegradability

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 | Permalink

All Sites Science appears to be taking the upper hand at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC). A paper , titled “The SPC Position Against Biodegradability Additives for Petroleum-Based Plastics,” and an open forum webinar held on this topic on Dec. 16 are enlightening in this regard. read more

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Even the Sustainable Packaging Coalition isn’t buying biodegradability

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