NextLife receives Health Canada clearance for PCR plastic

06/07/2012

Sustainable plastic resin manufacturer NextLife is the first company to receive clearance for post-consumer recycled resins to be used in the manufacture of food contact products in Canada.

The company's recycled polypropylene (PP) and recycled polystyrene (PS) resins have received clearance from Health Canada for use in manufacture of thermoformed or injection molded articles for contact with food. NextLife recycled PP and recycled PS resins also meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for up to 100% recycled content in thermoformed or injection molded articles for contact with non-alcoholic food.

NetxLife CEO Ron Whaley told PlasticsToday the company is seeing demand for post consumer recycled plastic grow throughout North America, with additional demand coming from businesses based in Canada and those serving the market.
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