Monthly Archives: April 2011

Shareholders Urge P&G, General Mills to Step Up Package Recycling

Procter & Gamble and General Mills are being asked, through shareholder resolutions, to fund recycling programs for their packaging waste. Advocacy group As You Sow plans to file resolutions with the companies this week pushing them to adopt extended producer responsibility programs, in which companies take responsibility for the disposal of their products and packagingRead More

Shareholders Urge P&G, General Mills to Step Up Package Recycling

Procter & Gamble and General Mills are being asked, through shareholder resolutions, to fund recycling programs for their packaging waste. Advocacy group As You Sow plans to file resolutions with the companies this week pushing them to adopt extended producer responsibility programs, in which companies take responsibility for the disposal of their products and packagingRead More

M&A reshapes petrochemicals

Petrochemical producers are now in a position to reshape their portfolios and the industry sector, as financial results are strong and valuations not overly high Strong financial performance in 2010 and a restructuring of debt profiles have left major petrochemical producers in good shape to contemplate the reshaping of their portfolios through merger and acquisitionRead More

M&A reshapes petrochemicals

Petrochemical producers are now in a position to reshape their portfolios and the industry sector, as financial results are strong and valuations not overly high Strong financial performance in 2010 and a restructuring of debt profiles have left major petrochemical producers in good shape to contemplate the reshaping of their portfolios through merger and acquisitionRead More

Trexel and Arburg partner to offer MuCell process

Microcellular foaming technology developer Trexel Inc. is now providing German injection press maker Arburg with its MuCell supercritical foam (SCF) gas dosing hardware, allowing customers to purchase a turnkey MuCell injection molding machine directly from Arburg. Under the terms of the new agreement between the two companies, no separate license agreements or license costs areRead More

Schoeller Arca Systems is manufacturing plastic paletts in the UK

UK Plastic pallet Manufacturing announced by Schoeller Arca Systems. The global market leader in plastic packaging solutions for materials handling, is proud to announce they are manufacturing pallets in the UK. Plastic pallets are constantly gaining market share due to their outstanding properties in comparison to other materials, such as; excellent hygiene, consistent quality andRead More

Three Ways To Reuse Soda Bottles in Your Garden

Growing your own food doesn’t have to be an expensive activity. There are plenty of ways to cut back the costs and be earth-friendly as well. You can do this by giving a second life to items that have outgrown their initial purpose.   One such item that you can find in abundance and useRead More

Sea World Bans Plastic Bags

Visitors to Sea World will no longer have to grapple with the question…plastic or paper. Sea World is marked Earth Day with the announcement that it will no longer use plastic bags in the park. Officials at the aquatic park have decided to stop giving out plastic bags by June 18th. They figure they willRead More

Top