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Vending machine for recycled plastic t-shirts launched at New York Fashion Week

Monday, September 9th, 2013 | Permalink

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) hopes recycled plastic fabric becomes the next must-have fashion item. For three days during New York Fashion Week, consumers on midtown 8th Avenue can “buy” a limited edition designer T-shirt made with recycled plastic fabric from a new vending machine by ACC’s Plastics Make it Possible –using a plastic bottle as currency. Anyone passing by can simply deposit a plastic bottle into the machine and a new garment made with recycled plastics will be dispensed. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging t-shirt fashion week bottles read more

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Foodservice packaging industry forecasts growth

Monday, April 15th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Currently, one of the hot button issues for foodservice single-use packaging is the proposed polystyrene ban in New York City, which is stirring many emotions on both sides. Still, in a time where bans or restrictions are being discussed, suppliers of foodservice packaging are optimistic about the year ahead. read more

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NY Mayor Bloomberg pushes for citywide polystyrene ban

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 | Permalink

In his final State of the City address, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a citywide ban on polystyrene foam food packaging from stores and restaurants. “One product that is virtually impossible to recycle and never biodegrades is plastic foam,” Bloomberg said. “It’s something that we know is environmentally destructive and that may be hazardous to our health, that is costing taxpayers money and that we can easily do without.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging polystyrene Styrofoam bans new york california read more

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