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FPA Summer Intern Program Starts

Program formed by the Emerging Leadership Council Recruitment Committee

The recruitment committee of the FPA Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) launched its first program this summer, with 35 students participating from about 16 companies, large and small, across FPA’s membership.

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State Legislative Agendas Narrow

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).

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LyondellBasell Invests in Communities

Under the company’s “Advancing Good” philanthropy approach, LyondellBasell has made several investments within the communities where it operates around the world.

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Oregon Moves Fast on EPR Legislation

Oregon Moves Fast on EPR Legislation

Several Lessons Found in Actions in Various States, FPA Lobbyists Say

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.

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Infrastructure and Recycling Debate Accelerates

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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Moving Ahead On Recycling

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.

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Trade Shows Going Live

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.

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Facing Headwinds

With all the action on circularity and recycling infrastructure for packaging, it is easy to forget the additional challenges the flexible packaging industry is facing.

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Tracking Solvent Recycling

Tracking Solvent Recycling

Better Monitoring Equipment Can Improve Performance

Are you looking for a groundbreaking innovation to meet your environmental goals? How about a green technology that could revolutionize the sustainability of your operation?

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Emerging Leadership Council Takes Off

Emerging Leadership Council Takes Off

ELC Committees Already Producing Results

The Emerging Leadership Council’s (ELC) mission is to establish a network of future leaders to drive issues and opportunities that have a long-term impact on the advancement of the U.S. flexible packaging industry.

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