Feedstock prices drive resin higher

http://www.plasticsnews.com/ With spring heating into summer, North American prices for polyethylene, polystyrene and PET bottle resin prices have warmed up as well. Regional PE prices surged up by 5 cents per pound in May, marking the first time in eight

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Reduce Your Use Of Plastics

Originally published on Healthy Child Healthy World by Megan Boyle. Plastics are cheap, useful and ubiquitous. They’re also made almost entirely from mixtures of synthetic chemicals that don’t occur in nature. In addition to the core ingredients, plastics can contain

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High price on General purpose PS

The April styrene monomer reference price skyrocketed €300/tonne as a result of limited styrene available in the European market on the back of turnarounds at styrene plants during the second quarter. In response, polystyrene producers announced planned price hikes €15-20/tonne

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Driven by bioPET

The global bioplastics market is estimated to grow at a double-digit CAGR of 28.8% from 2014 to 2020, as per Future Market Insights (FMI). This market accounted for US$1.9 bln in 2014, and is expected to reach US$43.8 bln by 2020,

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