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Foam recycling has become more convenient for Thomaston residents.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed adding the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics site in the Village of Hoosick Falls, New York. to its Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) of the country’s most hazardous waste sites.

Brita, a water filtration brand, is joining UC Berkeley in a combined effort to increase campus sustainability efforts while offering students and the broader campus community healthier beverage choices.

Domenic Di Mondo, technical director for GreenMantra Technologies, which produces high-value waxes from recycled plastics, was recently honored with the inaugural Young Leader Award from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA).

Following the approval of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industry’s (ISRI) Plastics Division, a series of new, revised, and deleted plastic scrap specifications will be presented to the ISRI board of directors at the next board meeting to be held in November 2016, in Salt Lake City.

Demand for recycled polypropylene (PP) resin by major consumer brand companies is approaching 300 million pounds annually, according to a study by The Association of Plastic Recyclers, the international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry.