Plastics company receives environmental award


With all the bag and PET bottle bans, it appears some believe plastics are sacking the environment. But one plastics company is working to make environmental stewardship a priority.

Toray Plastics (America), a manufacturer of polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films for flexible and rigid packaging, has received the Environment Council of Rhode Island award due to its comprehensive sustainability initiatives, the company told PlasticsToday.

The Environment Council of Rhode Island's Senator John H. Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards are given in memory of the late governor and U.S. senator's dedication to preserving the environment.
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