Posts Tagged sustainability

Update on Walmart’s Sustainability Index; a closer look at its plastic bag lawsuit

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 | Permalink

While much coverage about Walmart is centered on wages and health benefits, there’s also quite a bit attention regarding Walmart’s Sustainability Index, a measurement system used to track the environmental impact of products. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging walmart sustainability bags read more

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Lightweighting options for heavy trucks

Monday, April 8th, 2013 | Permalink

An increased industry emphasis on fuel efficiency, safety and operator comfort are accelerating the drive for heavy truck OEMs and their tier suppliers to discover new solutions for lightweighting, better ergonomics, styling, and sustainability. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – April 2013 Keywords:  Heavy trucks Sabic Innovative Plastics thermoplastics read more

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Ground Zero: The view from Hilex Poly, world’s largest closed-loop bag recycler

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 | Permalink

North Vernon, IN—Mark Daniels comments on the current job market as he holds a handful of pellets with hints of a gray tone. Oftentimes when there is talk about plastic bags it’s about the product itself, but Daniels, VP of sustainability and environmental policy for bag maker and recycler Hilex Poly , believes above anything else, it’s a story about people. Tagging Options Domain:  Plasticstoday Keywords:  plastics packaging bag bans hilex poly closed-loop recycling read more

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