Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA)
|Address||5955 Airport Road, Suite 125, Mississauga, ON, L4V 1R9, CA|
Since 1943, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association has served as the national voice for and leader in plastics sustainability across Canada and beyond, representing the interests of the plastics value chain including resin and raw material suppliers, processors/converters, equipment suppliers, recyclers and brand owners.
Related Articles (47)
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has released a report that illustrates the resilience of the Canadian recycling infrastructure in weathering the significant market challenges that have affected the industry over the past two years.
Plastics industry applauds Ontario government move to producer responsibility for packaging, paper and plastics
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and its members applaud today's announcement by the Honourable Jeff Yurek, Ontario's Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks, directing the transition of Ontario's Blue Box residential recycling program to a producer responsibility model by 2025. Today, the Blue Box program is funded equally by municipalities and industry. Once the transition is complete, industry will manage 100% of the costs of the Blue Box system alleviating this burden from municipal taxpayers.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), along with Canada's plastics industry, agrees that plastic and other waste in the environment is unacceptable. Plastic however also delivers significant societal benefits, including energy, greenhouse gas and resource savings, and innovations that improve health care, reduce food spoilage, and improve quality of life.
The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) have stated that they welcome the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment's (CCME) announcement, made June 27, for the next steps for the Strategy for Zero Plastic Waste.
Two Ontario municipalities launch residential polystyrene recycling thanks to municipal/industry partnership
Polystyrene foam recycling has returned to the Towns of Brockton and Hanover, as of the end of May 2019. The Chair of Brockton's Environmental Advisory Committee, Bruce Davidson, anticipates that residents have been saving foam packaging for a while in the hopes that recycling opportunities would resume.
Representing the broad plastics value chain in Canada, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC), fully endorse the objective of stopping waste, including plastic waste, from leaking into the environment.
In celebration of Environment Week in Canada (during the week of June 5th annually) the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) highlighted the important headway their members are making in tackling the global challenge of plastic waste in the environment.
May 30th was a "remarkable day in the history of recycling in Brockton and Hanover", according to the Chair of Brockton's Environmental Advisory Committee, Bruce Davidson, who performed the master of ceremony duties at an event to announce that polystyrene (plastic foam) recycling is returning to Brockton and Hanover municipal recycling programs.
The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) has released a report called "Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet," which looks at plastics production and greenhouse gas emissions. The American Chemistry Council (ACC) responded with the following statement, attributed to , vice president of ACC's Plastics Division:
According to the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) the global plastics industry agrees that plastic and other packaging waste does not belong in the environment. One recent step toward solving the problem is the historic formation of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a non-profit organization composed of chemical and plastic manufacturers, consumer goods companies, retailers, converters, and waste management companies that has committed $1.5 billion over the next 5 years to collect and manage waste and increase recycling especially in developing countries where most of the waste is coming from.
For many of us, the holiday season is the happiest time of year—but it also can be the most wasteful. According to the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) Canadians generate approximately 25 percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
The CPIA (Canadian Plastics Industry Association) has been working with Canadian Government policy makers, technology developers, industry and academia for over two decades to educate, to inform and to disseminate information on technological advances and sustainable industry practices worldwide. Following years of effort, according to the organization, it appears that governments have opened a window of opportunity to bring this well-informed perspective to government policies toward the management of plastic waste in Canada.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), and the Asociación Nacional de Industrias del Plástico (ANIPAC) issued the following joint statement after the signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires Summit on November 30, 2018.