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Plastic foam waste collection begins in Algonquin Township

Plastic foam waste collection begins in Algonquin Township

Residents of several communities in Kane, Lake and McHenry counties again will have a place to dispose of their plastic foam waste. In July 2016, several towns, including Algonquin and Barrington, suspended collection programs for plastic foam, of which Styrofoam is a brand, due to a decline in demand for the recycled material. The EnvironmentalRead More

If you drop plastic in the ocean, where does it end up?

Modelling shows that ocean currents can concentrate slow-degrading debris in certain parts of the world’s oceans, leading to so-called ‘garbage patches’ It is estimated that between four and 12m metric tonnes of plastic makes its way into the ocean each year. This figure is only likely to rise, and a 2016 report predicted that by 2050 the amount ofRead More

Global Injection Molded Plastics Market 2017- Sinopec, ExxonMobil, SABIC, DuPont, Honeywell and BASF

Global Injection Molded Plastics market Report offers decisive insights into the overall Injection Molded Plastics industry along with the market dimensions and evaluation for the duration 2017 to 2022. The forenamed research study covers extensive analysis of various Injection Molded Plastics industry segments based on the type of applications, type of product Components and services,Read More

‘Complete ban on plastic will kill local manufacturing units’

INDORE: The complete ban on plastic including industrial packaging items will lead to a flood of industrial packaging materials from other states killing local units, industry participants claimed. Blanket ban on plastic of any microns in the state against the ban on plastic below 50 microns in other states will adversely hit local manufacturing units,Read More

Plastic bag ban comes into effect in Park City, Utah in late June

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): Park City has become the first Utah City to impose ban on plastic bags. The ban was approved unanimously by Park City Council in a vote last week. The ban which comes into effect in late June, will affect three large grocery stores in the town. The ban aims to reduce pollutionRead More