What’s behind the ‘Great Resignation’ of California lawmakers?

By |2022-01-12T20:06:23+00:00January 12th, 2022|Recent News|

CALIFORNIA, USA — This story was originally published by CalMatters. Will the last legislator in the building please turn out the lights? Propelled by approaching term limits, new district lines and a raft of political opportunities outside the state Capitol, more than a dozen California lawmakers have sought employment elsewhere.  Read more

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What Do You Think Sustainability in Food Packaging Will Look Like in 2040?

By |2022-01-05T17:37:34+00:00January 5th, 2022|Recent News|

Smithers are undertaking a new study to map the long-term future landscape of sustainable food packaging. Smithers is inviting industry professionals to take part in a quick survey to provide a better understanding of what the industry thinks sustainability in food packaging will look like in 2040, and what the implications for the packaging industry

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ADF&PCD Postponed!

By |2021-12-08T18:21:33+00:00December 8th, 2021|Recent News|

Event organizer Easyfairs has announced that ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2022, the event for packaging innovators in the beauty, premium drinks, aerosols and dispensing systems markets, will be postponed from its current January 2022 dates to June 29-30, 2022. Following the latest developments in the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, and after consultation with many of the

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Aerosol Coatings/VOC Emission Standards: American Coatings Association Comments on Proposed Amendments

By |2021-12-08T05:29:11+00:00December 8th, 2021|Recent News|

The American Coatings Association (“ACA”) submitted November 16th comments on the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) proposed amendments to the National Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standards for Aerosol Coatings. Read more

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Julie Henderson Appointed as New Director of Department of Pesticide Regulation, Ushering in New Era for Safer, More Sustainable Pest Management

By |2021-12-06T17:31:04+00:00December 6th, 2021|Recent News|

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Julie Henderson as director of California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) on Dec. 2. Henderson has been serving as DPR’s acting director since July 2021. Read more

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This is what stops people from recycling more, finds a global survey

By |2021-11-18T18:05:36+00:00November 18th, 2021|Recent News|

A lack of programmes and services is the top barrier to greater recycling uptake, a global sustainability survey shows. Globally, 64% of people feel personally responsible for acting on climate change. But many said recycling was either inconvenient, or they lacked trust in recycling programmes. People around the world think choosing products with reusable packaging

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Robots learn social skills through a new machine-learning system

By |2021-11-08T18:01:08+00:00November 8th, 2021|Recent News|

An innovative machine-learning system helps robots perform certain social exchanges. In modern times, Robots are known to deliver food to the doorstep and hit goals at the golf course, but even the most sophisticated robot can’t achieve simple social interactions of everyday human life. Read more

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The science behind recycling metal cans

By |2021-11-08T18:00:05+00:00November 8th, 2021|Recent News|

Did you know that all-metal cans are recyclable, from canned food to soda and aerosol cans, all-metal cans including aluminium and steel are substantially recyclable. Read more

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