Entries by Julie Fortier

Canada’s chemistry and plastics industries share federal government’s concerns about mismanagement of plastic waste

June 10, 2019 Ottawa – 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. This is why CPIA and CIAC support the government as they work on […]

Canada’s chemistry and plastics industries making strides to tackle plastic waste

Canada’s chemistry and plastics industries making strides to tackle plastic waste June 6, 2019 In celebration of Environment Week, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) are highlighting the important headway their members are making in tackling the global challenge of plastic waste in the environment. Canada’s chemistry […]

On World Environment Day, CIAC highlights its members’ commitment to reducing air pollution through Responsible Care®

June 5, 2019 Today, the United Nations’ Secretary-General António Guterres announced the theme for 2019’s World Environment Day is air pollution, encouraging citizens and businesses of the world to act to reduce pollution and beat climate change. As part of the codes and ethic of Responsible Care® and their commitment to accelerating progress of the […]

Polystyrene recycler Pyrowave joins CIAC as full member

June 4, 2019 The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) welcomes new member, Pyrowave. Headquartered in Oakville, Ontario with a research and development centre in Montreal, Quebec, Pyrowave uses patented microwave technology to recycle mixed plastic waste, including post-consumer polystyrene packaging, back into their initial elements. Pyrowave has the capacity to convert between 450 to […]

CIAC holds press conference on the proposed Clean Fuel Standard

On April 9, CIAC held a press conference and met with numerous government official to sound the alarm on the Government of Canada’s proposed Clean Fuel Standard (CFS). To start out the day, CIAC Chair and President of BASF Canada, Marcelo Lu and CIAC President and CEO Bob Masterson held a press conference to the […]