New Year's Resolution Solution: Make Mindful Food Packaging Choices


Is honing a healthy lifestyle among your 2022 New Year’s resolutions, but you’re caught at a crossroads on where to begin? Finding the right balance between fitness, nutrition, positive sleep habits and mental wellness to cultivate a healthy lifestyle is time-consuming – and part of the reason so many people abandon health-related resolutions before the end of January.

New Behavior Science Research Reveals Getting Consumers To Commit To Recycling Isn't Necessarily Enough

Micro-behaviors take place before recycling becomes habitual with implications on education efforts
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To better understand how to improve recycling, in particular how to get more consumers to recycle their food and beverage cartons, the Carton Council of North America recently commissioned a behavioral science study which identified factors that play into recycling decisions.

Lakeland Polymers Receives 2021 VSC Recycling Award

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December 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, presented the 2021 Recycling Award at its annual meeting to Lakeland Polymers, of Boonton, New Jersey, for their Flex-Tech Gas Hose Recycling Program.

SCS Global Services Announces First Companies to Achieve Certification to GreenBlue’s New Recycled Material Standard

Certifications Issued to Plastics Innovators Revolution, Granite Peak Plastics and Arqlite
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced the certification of three plastics innovators to the newly launched Recycled Material Standard (RMS) created by environmental nonprofit GreenBlue.

GreenBlue Announces SCS Global Services As First Accredited Certification Body for the Recycled Material Standard (RMS)

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., December 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Following the official launch of the Recycled Material Standard (RMS) last month, we are proud to announce SCS Global Services (SCS) as the first certification body (CB) accredited to conduct assessments that lead to RMS certification. The establishment of SCS as the first CB means companies in the plastics supply chain can realize the benefits of RMS certification and advance the use of recycled materials.

Recycling Helps Give Plastics New Life

By Nestor de Mattos, North America Commercial Vice President, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics

It is not enough to explain why recycling is important. We must clearly communicate how to recycle properly.


It is not enough to explain why recycling is important. We must clearly communicate how to recycle properly.

MilliporeSigma Honors America Recycles Day Today and Every Day

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Can you imagine a future where the life science industry uses the same plastic that you threw in the bin today? On America Recycles Day, and every day, MIlliporeSigma, the US and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is working toward a future with a reduced dependence on virgin plastic.

MilliporeSigma Joins Cyclyx Consortium As First Founding Member Representing the Life Sciences Industry


Integrating a focus on sustainability throughout all phases of a product’s life cycle introduces continuous innovation in the forms of greener product alternatives, more sustainable packaging and distribution, and expanded recycling and reuse programs.

How Healthcare Plastics Can Help Businesses Achieve Recycled Content Goals


As part of a growing movement to reduce the amount of plastic ending up in landfills, hundreds of the largest companies in the world are making commitments to be a part of the solution. One piece of these commitments to address plastic waste is to use more recycled content in products and packaging. While this is a great step in the journey towards making the plastic economy circular, it raises one major question: where will brands source enough recycled plastics to make these commitments a reality


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