Analysis of Flexible Film Plastics Packaging Diversion Systems
The purpose of this report is to explore and impartially report on the current flexible plastic film packaging trends and some of the opportunities,costs, and challenges associated with the diversion of all flexible films generated in the residential waste stream in Ontario. To this end, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association(CPIA),Continuous Improvement Fund, and Stewardship Ontario jointly sponsored this project. (2013)
City of Vancouver, WA: WRAP Campaign Report
Plastic film contamination is a current concern affecting the efficiency of operation at the local Material Recovery Facility in Clark County, WA. In an effort to reduce the contamination and increase the amount of film recycled, the City of Vancouver, WA, launched a public education and outreach initiative with partners to encourage consumers to recycle plastic bags and film through return-to-retail programs.
It's a WRAP: Plastics Recycling Update, Feb. 2014
The Wrap Recycling Action Program (WRAP) is a campaign designed to empower motivated stakeholders from kindergarten students to leading businesses to create communities of change agents. The common goal: to make plastic film packaging a commonly recycled commodity with a strong and evergrowing recycling rate. The campaign is looking for companies to join brands like Ziploc, Sealed Air and Wegmans and recognize the ways their customers value recyclability.