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November 26, 2019 - Plastics Today

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UL certifies energy-saving claims of Milliken’s Hyperform HPN PP additives

UL Environment & Sustainability, a unit of the global UL group, confirmed recently that it has certified that four grades of Milliken Chemical’s Hyperform HPN produced an average of 5 to 8% energy savings for firms that injection mold thin-wall container lids or similar polypropylene (PP) products.

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November 22, 2019 - Resource Recycling, Times Bulletin

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Portman, Stabenow introduce RECYCLE Act to improve recycling

Friday, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced new legislation – S. 2941, the RECYCLE Act – to create a new federal grant program through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help educate households and consumers about their residential and community recycling programs

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November 22, 2019 - U.S. Department of Energy

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Department of Energy Launches Plastics Innovation Challenge

The U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the launch of the Plastics Innovation Challenge, a comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program to accelerate innovations in energy-efficient plastics recycling technologies

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November 21, 2019 - Plastics News, Market Watch, Global Cosmetics News, Plastics in Packaging

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Colgate-Palmolive to share recyclable tube technology

Colgate-Palmolive Co. has developed a recyclable toothpaste tube and is willing to share the new packaging development with competitors.

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November 14, 2019 - Yahoo! Finance, Happi, Vegconomist

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Tom's Unveils Recyclable Toothpaste Tube

Tom's of Maine has begun shipping a first-of-its-kind recyclable toothpaste tube recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers. The tube is designed to be compatible with the #2 HDPE plastic stream.

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November 13, 2019 - Allure

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Kinship, a New, Sustainable, Skin-Care Brand, Wants to Save Your Skin Barrier — and the Planet

In addition to being minimal (most products don't come with a box), all packaging is fully recyclable — and made of recycled materials.

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November 13, 2019 - Fast Company

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Boxed water isn’t the environmental solution they want you to think it is

Those boxes aren’t as easy to recycle as plastic. Shifting materials, despite the best intentions, doesn’t necessarily solve the problem of waste—and might not even shrink the carbon footprint of the packaging compared to some plastic bottles.

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