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SPI continues pursuit of zero waste with launch of capital asset management services

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SPI partnered with long-standing member company Meadoworks to launch Capital Asset Management Services, a new program to support the plastics industry’s goal of eliminating waste while bringing new life to existing resources.
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Carton organization releases multi-material report on policy

Report demonstrates that well-crafted policy can be an important driver to maximizing recovery
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The Carton Council of North America has released a new report, prepared by Reclay StewardEdge, Inc., which assesses various policies designed to drive recycling of post-consumer packaging and printed paper.
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Rethinking the ban on EPS

Study shows EPS is good for environment
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Recent efforts in California, Chicago and New York to ban EPS products such as packing peanuts and foodservice items are being challenged by environmentalists and industry experts who argue that the bans will do more harm than good.
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PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Partner to increase recycling and protect drinking water

PepsiCo now addressing both curbside and on-the-go recycling as part of its goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018
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Now, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy—the world's largest conservation organization—are joining forces to help alleviate this problem while encouraging consumers to recycle more often to help protect drinking water sources throughout the U.S.
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Polypropylene pods win People’s Choice Award

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The company received this recognition for their single serve coffee in a polypropylene cup.
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Recycle Rally Challenges consumers to decrease environmental impact

Dow’s 30 day challenge to help people build better recycling habits
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To inspire people to decrease their environmental footprint and encourage them to participate in local recycling programs, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics is launching an awareness campaign called Recycle Rally
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Television program brings together recycling initiatives to improve the recycling process

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Recycle Across America has joined forces with Participant Media to launch a social action campaign focused on transforming recycling and improving the economics and prevalence of sustainable packaging and manufacturing.
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The current state of the paper packaging market

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Within the recycled materials market, paper packaging is the largest sector, accounting for around 65% of all recycled packaging.
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SERDC and CVP announce the launch of the Recycling Partnership

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CVP will handle the administrative functions for the Partnership, while SERDC will remain an integral part of the initiative.
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Plastic companies step up their recycling game in Mexico

Mexico is now the world’s second largest consumer of PET bottles.
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Mexico is now the world’s second largest consumer of PET bottles, and leading the way in PET recycling, finds new report from Canadean.
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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Check out the September 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on flexible packaging, robots in packaging, and much more!

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