Legislators in Oregon hammered out an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill this spring, expecting to sign into law a measure that puts much of the responsibility for handling waste on the companies that make products.
Trade Shows Going Live
Organizers Prepared With New Safety Guidelines
In a vastly altered globe since last year, flexible packaging converters and suppliers seize innovations as they reinvent for a refashioned, post-pandemic economy.
Moving Ahead On Recycling
Advocates: 2021 May Be the Year for National Decisions
Recycling issues in the U.S. are not new, but the ability to get a coordinated response hasn’t been easy. So, last year, various stakeholders along the supply chain organized a group to see if they could create actionable ideas.
Infrastructure and Recycling Debate Accelerates
FPA Monitors Biden Administration Stances on Sustainability, Trade, Taxes, and Environmental Justice
The definition of “infrastructure” has been a flashpoint for policymakers in Washington, D.C., ever since President Joseph R. Biden Jr. unveiled a $2.3 trillion spending bill to bolster infrastructure in the United States. Roads, bridges, and broadband internet service make the cut on nearly every list.
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Tekni-Plex has signed a definitive purchase agreement to buy Grupo Phoenix.Read More
Parkside has announced a significant investment in the latest flexible packaging production technology at its Malaysian headquarters, Packaging News recently reported.Read More
The Beauty of Flexible Packaging
Industry Breakthroughs and Trends
In 2010, Mica Corporation established the Daniel Siegel Memorial Scholarship fund to honor the memory of Mica’s late founder and to encourage science and engineering students to continue career pursuits in the packaging industry.Read More
Packaging Policies Debated Through Spring Sessions
The 2021 state legislative sessions have focused on key policies that will squarely impact the flexible packing industry, namely post-consumer recycling (PCR) for certain packages, recyclability labeling, and extended producer responsibility (EPR).Read More