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Coats For Kids From Recycled Plastic

Recycled plastic will help hundreds of children keep warm this winter. Tuesday 700 fleece jackets made from recycled water bottles arrived in the Quad Cities – a gift from Keep America Beautiful to one of its local affiliates, the Waste Commission of Scott County. Spokeswoman Brandy Welvaert says the commission then donated them to CoatsRead More

Pinnacle To Launch New Hood Rubber Shoe

WATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. For nearly four decades, Hood Rubber diversified into various products before shutting its doors in 1968. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launchingRead More

Orbis To Showcase Diverse Packaging Product Portfolio At Fachpack 2016

ORBIS® Corporation, an international manufacturer of reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, will be exhibiting at FachPack 2016. There, ORBIS will reinforce its reusable packaging expansion and showcase its growing ability to serve supply chains in the European market. Throughout the event, David Heer, senior commercial director for ORBIS, will be available to talkRead More

Ocean Microplastics Pop Up On South-West Beaches

Citizen science project sees south-west students collect sand samples from local beaches Microplastics in the ocean can cause health problems for fish, seabirds and other marine life People can prevent microplastic marine pollution by using cardboard containers and non-synthetic clothing THEY may be tiny in size but microplastics are becoming a big problem for marineRead More

Saudi Plastic Bag Use Is 20 Times Global Average

Saudi Arabia uses 40kg of plastic bags each year – almost 20 times the global average measured by the European Union (EU), according to reports from the kingdom. Research by Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) claimed that Saudi Arabia’s per capita plastic bag consumption is the highest in the Middle East and double the rate forRead More

Microbeads In Household Products May Be Banned As Early As Next Year

The ban on tiny bits of plastic is aimed at protecting marine wildlife and is expected to apply to many common beauty products. Microbeads in household products such as toothpastes and beauty products may be outlawed from next year, Sky News understands. The move follows a report from MPs citing damage caused by the tinyRead More