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Topic: PLASTIC

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Beijing to ban disposable plastic in May - April 30, 2020

Turkey is awash in plastic waste - April 23, 2020

Armenia to ban single-use plastic bags from 2022 - April 18, 2020

UK delays ban on plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds - April 16, 2020

Drinks companies pumping plastics into developing countries, says report - April 9, 2020

Vietnam's plastic import volume rises in Q1 - April 9, 2020

Massachusetts Food Association requests temporary suspension of plastic bags ban - March 24, 2020

Study claims microplastic fibers cause respiratory and reproductive changes in fish - March 18, 2020

Portugal joins European pact to reduce plastics in packaging - March 13, 2020

Niue latest Pacific nation to ban plastic bags - March 8, 2020

Dramatic discovery: Almost all marine plastics harbored antibiotic resistant bacteria - March 4, 2020

Legislation to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds enters UK Parliament - March 3, 2020

New York delays plastic bag ban enforcement - March 1, 2020

Earth Island Institute sues 10 companies over plastic use - February 28, 2020

Kenya to ban plastic bottles in protected areas - February 27, 2020

Nebraska Plastics to invest $1 million in Edenton, North Carolina - February 19, 2020

Kenya plastic bag ban: Three fruit sellers arrested in Nairobi - February 19, 2020

Rwanda launches campaign to cease single use plastics - February 13, 2020

Hellmann's Canada commits to using 100% recycled plastic for mayonnaise bottles and jars - February 6, 2020

Malaysia ships back plastic waste to France, Britain, Japan - January 20, 2020

China reveals plan to cut plastic use by 2025 - January 20, 2020

Plastic ban becomes effective in Fiji to reduce waste in ocean - January 1, 2020

France to phase out single-use plastics starting today - January 1, 2020

Indonesia to reduce marine plastic waste 70% - December 13, 2019

Bangladesh plastics factory fire kills 13 in Dhaka - December 13, 2019

TPG Plastics employ 75 in Calloway County, Kentucky - December 9, 2019

Vancouver approves ban on biodegradable material, plastic straws and bags - November 29, 2019

UK taking back containers of plastic waste from Malaysia - November 26, 2019

Coca-Cola Amatil wants plastic recycling plant in Australia - November 15, 2019

German government passes draft bill to ban disposable plastic bags - November 10, 2019

Indian ships to ban single use plastics from January 1 - November 4, 2019

Ocean Cleanup ship sweeps first Pacific plastic - October 2, 2019

Valio brings recycled plastic to food packaging - September 26, 2019

Cambodia returns 83 containers filled with plastic to U.S. and Canada - September 18, 2019

Air India to ban single-use plastic in flights from October 2 - August 30, 2019

Cambodia returns 14 out of 83 plastic waste-filled containers to countries of origin - August 24, 2019

Plastic bag sales down 90% in UK - August 1, 2019

Governor Carney signs legislation to ban plastic bags in Delaware - July 30, 2019

Namibia to ban plastic bags by 2022 - July 26, 2019

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags - July 21, 2019

US only OECD country objects new rules to better control exports of contaminated plastic waste - July 15, 2019

New Zealand: Single-use plastic shopping bags ban kicks in - June 30, 2019

G20 ministerial meeting agrees to establish framework on reducing ocean plastic waste - June 17, 2019

Bahrain to ban plastic bags in July - June 13, 2019

Indonesia to re-export illegal plastic waste - June 12, 2019

Canada to ban harmful single-use plastics and hold companies responsible - June 11, 2019

Dubai Airports to ban single-use plastics in 2020 - June 10, 2019

Sainsbury's scraps plastic bags for loose fruit and vegetables - June 7, 2019

Oman Air warns travellers to Tanzania of new plastic ban - May 29, 2019

Malaysia to return plastic waste to countries - May 28, 2019

Western Industries Plastic Products appoints Richard Haueter as CEO - May 13, 2019

Norway proposes stronger control of international trade in plastic wastes - May 3, 2019

Azerbaijan reveals plans to move to plastic banknotes - April 27, 2019

Governor Cuomo signs legislation banning single-use plastic bags in New York - April 23, 2019

Portugal approves ban on plastic for bread, fruit, vegetables - April 19, 2019

Mayor de Blasio signs executive order to end New York's reliance on single-use plastic - April 11, 2019

Tanzania plans to ban single-use plastic carrier bags from July 1 - April 9, 2019

EP approves ban on throwaway plastics by 2021 - March 28, 2019

DS Smith to sell plastics business to Olympus Partners for $585 million - March 6, 2019

Mongolia's ban on disposable plastic bags comes into effect - March 2, 2019

House investigates illegal entry and dumping of hazardous plastic garbage from South Korea - February 28, 2019

Norway and Russia cooperate to prevent plastic waste in Barents Sea - February 21, 2019

Mercadona to remove plastic bags from all stores by April - February 11, 2019

Rwanda seeks to ban single-use plastic items - January 29, 2019

First step toward restoring plasticity in aged brains - January 11, 2019

South Korea to ban single-use plastic bags in major retailers from 2019 - December 31, 2018

New Zealand to phase out plastic shopping bags - December 19, 2018

TriMas to acquire Plastic Srl - November 20, 2018

Britain to tax non-recycled plastic packaging - October 30, 2018

UK launches plan to ban plastic straws, cotton-buds, and stirrers - October 22, 2018

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics - October 19, 2018

SodaStream builds massive marine device to collect plastic waste off coast of Honduras - October 16, 2018

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé worst plastic polluters, says Greenpeace - October 10, 2018

Hungary to totally ban plastic bags from 2021 - October 6, 2018

UK: Plastic bag charge set to be rolled out to all retailers - August 31, 2018

Saint Lucia to ban styrofoam and plastics - August 16, 2018

Chile first LatAm country to ban plastic bags - August 4, 2018

Starbucks will need 2 years to phase out plastic straws - July 9, 2018

Five tonnes of plastic waste from sea transformed into 12 metre whale in Belgium - July 7, 2018

Vietnam's plastic import surges in H1 - July 7, 2018

Cyprus introduces ban on free plastic bags in supermarkets - July 2, 2018

Chilean plastic industry fights plastic bag ban - June 27, 2018

Samoa looks to ban all single-use plastic - June 24, 2018

SeaWorld removes single-use plastic straws and shopping bags - June 8, 2018

India pledges to ban all single-use plastic - June 6, 2018

Canadian plastics and chemistry industries to re-use 100% of plastics packaging by 2040 - June 5, 2018

PolyOne acquires PlastiComp - June 2, 2018

U.S. going to protect its industry against plastic decorative ribbon from China - May 31, 2018

EU moves to ban single-use plastics - May 29, 2018

Study finds record amounts of plastic in Arctic sea ice - April 25, 2018

New York to ban plastic bags to save $12.5 million - April 23, 2018

UK to ban sale of plastic products in environmental push - April 20, 2018

Commonwealth countries unites to end scourge of plastic - April 15, 2018

Drastic drop in plastic bags found in UK sea following 5p charge - April 6, 2018

Great Pacific Garbage Patch: 16 times more plastic than previously estimated - March 23, 2018

Braskem to supply green plastic to LEGO - March 23, 2018

Tessy Plastics to expand, employ in Virginia - March 20, 2018

Thai Union to combat marine plastics - March 15, 2018

Boris Johnson orders plastic to be binned from Britain’s diplomatic network - February 28, 2018

Old £10 expires March 1 in UK, plastic Jane Austen to replace it - February 26, 2018

Dutchland Plastics to expand in 50,000 square-foot facility - January 22, 2018

Evian to use 100 percent recycled plastic in bottles by 2025 - January 22, 2018

UK declares war on plastic waste - January 12, 2018

Greece charges for plastic bags at supermarkets - January 4, 2018

Death toll in Indian plastics factory fire rises to 13 - November 22, 2017

Death toll rises to 10 in India plastics factory fire - November 21, 2017

Europe to test system that uses sunlight to break up plastics in wastewater - November 8, 2017

Taste drives corals to eat plastics - October 25, 2017

Kenya enacts world's strictest ban on plastic bags - August 28, 2017

Turning human waste into plastic and nutrients for long-distance space travel - August 23, 2017

More Pacific islands step up battle against plastic - August 1, 2017

Plastic bag use cut drastically in UK after levy introduction - July 23, 2017

An-Cor Industrial Plastics to expand in New York - June 12, 2017

Saint-Gobain grows its performance plastics operations in Germany - May 23, 2017

Wax worm caterpillar will eat plastic shopping bags - April 25, 2017

Swiss throw up plastic fence on Italy border - April 5, 2017

New plastic-eating fungus may solve garbage problem - April 3, 2017

Wärtsilä joins Seabin Project in the battle against ocean plastics - February 10, 2017

Berry Plastics Group names Thomas E. Salmon CEO - February 3, 2017

Confer Plastics to expand in Tonawanda, N.Y., invest $3 million - February 2, 2017

Berry Plastics completes acquisition of AEP Industries - January 21, 2017

Berry Plastics appoints president of its consumer packaging division - December 20, 2016

RPC Group to buy European plastics manufacturer ESE World for €262.5m - December 15, 2016

Newell Brands to buy Sistema Plastics, Smith Mountain Industries - December 13, 2016

EPA requires Canyon Plastics protect Santa Clara River from pollution - December 5, 2016

Berry Plastics Group Q4 net sales $1,618 million - November 29, 2016

Sonoco buys North Carolina-based Plastic Packaging - November 3, 2016

Lightweight rotor blades made from plastic foams for wind turbines - October 25, 2016

Lightweight rotor blades from plastic foams for offshore turbines - October 6, 2016

Berry Plastics Group names Thomas Salmon president and COO - October 3, 2016

Food additive key to efficient plastic solar cells - September 30, 2016

Tyson Foods recalls chicken nugget, plastic possible inside - September 27, 2016

Plastic micro-beads could be polluting farms - September 26, 2016

Amcor to acquire U.S. plastics business for $280 million - September 2, 2016

Berry Plastics to buy AEP Industries for 42.9% premium - August 25, 2016

Toray Plastics America to invest, employ in Virginia - August 4, 2016

Mondi to buy Russian packaging outfit Uralplastic-N - July 11, 2016

Material lighter than steel stronger than train - made of everyday plastics - July 11, 2016

Chemists find new way to recycle plastic waste into fuel - June 23, 2016

Plastic won't overtake cash in UK for at least five years - May 24, 2016

Plastic surgery is no longer just for seniors - April 6, 2016

Newly discovered bacteria can eat plastic bottles - March 12, 2016

Perdue Foods recalls chicken nuggets due to possible plastic contamination - March 7, 2016

Victoria takes national approach to plastic bags - March 2, 2016

Walmart Canada to stop giving free plastic bags - January 25, 2016

Tesco sees almost 80% reduction in new plastic bag use - December 7, 2015

Berry Plastics Group Q4 net sales $1,196 million - November 16, 2015

Autronic Plastics expands in New York, will create new jobs - October 13, 2015

Berry Plastics closes $2.45 billion acquisition of Avintiv - October 6, 2015

France to ban plastic bags in stores from January 2016 - September 15, 2015

Solegear Bioplastics appoints Gary Clifford to board - August 5, 2015

Berry Plastics Group net sales $1,241 million - August 1, 2015

Plastic bags dangerous for home fish, ocean and people - July 3, 2015

HGGC and Charlesbank Capital Partners sold Citadel Plastics for $800 million - June 3, 2015

Hungary produces first plastic electric bus - January 15, 2015

Stephen Sterrett joins Berry Plastics Group board - January 12, 2015

Jamaica to start with plastic recycling projects - December 31, 2014

Pretium Packaging buys Tri-Delta Plastics - December 11, 2014

EU: By 2019 no more than 90 plastic bags per person per year - November 26, 2014

Interstate Plastics appoints Mark Courtright as president - November 6, 2014

Berry Plastics names Robert Steele to its board - October 7, 2014

Brown to sign 1st statewide plastic bag ban into law - September 30, 2014

Holfeld Plastics Limited acquired by Par-Pak Europe - September 12, 2014

Berry Plastics Group net sales increased to $1,298m - August 5, 2014

A. Schulman buys Specialty Plastics Assets from Ferro - July 2, 2014

France to ban plastic bags by 2016 - June 30, 2014

A. Schulman to buy Specialty Plastics from Ferro Corporation - June 5, 2014

Plastic Omnium Auto Exteriors to invest $65m in Chattanooga - May 23, 2014

Berry Plastics adds Idalene Kesner and Jonathan Foster to board - April 15, 2014

NN, Inc. names GM for its Plastic and Rubber Components group - April 1, 2014

Dallas to charge customers for paper and plastic bags - March 27, 2014

Europe calls for a ban on plastic bags - January 17, 2014

South Koreans invented DIY plastic surgery - December 20, 2013

Plastic bags use to be reduced in Europe - November 6, 2013

New mobile app detects plastic in consumer care products - October 7, 2013

Fight over Texas plastic bags - July 11, 2013

Berry Plastics appoints EVP, operations - June 25, 2013

China's plastic industry slowing down - June 13, 2013

Auto plastics market to double - June 6, 2013

Nestle USA recalls pizzas that may contain plastic fragments - May 6, 2013

Rick Rickertsen joins Berry Plastics Group board of directors - January 3, 2013

China XD Plastics adds Robert Brisotti to the board - October 7, 2010

China XD Plastics: Taylor Zhang new CFO - May 1, 2009


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