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Packaging executive Kevin Kelly advocates for industry technical education, opposes bag bans and oversaw a West Coast trade association’s transformation. Observers say he holds strong beliefs and tenaciously pursues his objectives. Perhaps those are reasons why Kelly, CEO of flexible … Read Full Post
PSI Webinar: Paying the Price: Eco-Fees vs. Cost-Internalization Wed, Sept 11, 10:30am-12:00pm PDT Register here How should manufacturers fund activities to reduce their products’ upstream and downstream environmental impacts as part of an EPR program? A debate is brewing in … Read Full Post
NORWALK, CALIF. (March 7, 12:15 p.m. ET) — Susan Freinkel, author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, is slated to talk at a March 13 dinner meeting of the Western Plastics Association in the Doubletree Hotel in Norwalk. Freinkel interviewed … Read Full Post
The February issue of WPA Today is now available online. The Dieline has transformed into the new associaiton newsletter. This issue is filled with good information and resources. Contributors include WPA member companies and allied trade associations. Included is information … Read Full Post
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The newly refocused Western Plastics Association sprung from the long-established California Film Extruders & Converters Association. Named WPA’s Executive Director, Laurie Hansen is overseeing the group’s transition and helping to set its agenda. In addition, the Sacramento-based Hansen is an independent … Read Full Post
The City of San Jose Transportation and Environment Committee will consider a proposal to ban EPS foodservice ware at a meeting on December 5. This proposal is being recommended by the City’s Environmental Services city staff after a year long process … Read Full Post
Master Arts, Inc. will be hosting an open house where technology experts from all major plate manufacturers will share their expertise with clients on December 9. The day will showcase the latest technologies in Master Arts new building and location in … Read Full Post
Cathy Browne, General Manager of Crown Poly, Inc, was awarded the esteemed Shluker Award at the Western Plastics Association November meeting last night. Browne has worked as a leader for the industry on the plastic bag issue in Sacramento and … Read Full Post
California has approved one of the broadest and most controversial components of its climate change law, pushing the state toward a low-carbon economy that relies less on imported foreign oil. Read Full Story Source: Sacramento Bee October 19, 2011