What Does PCR and PIR Mean, and What is it?

petoskeyplastics Eco-Friendly, Plastics Industry, Recycling, Recycling Bags, Sustainability, White Page Leave a Comment

You have most likely heard of PCR and maybe even PIR, but what do they stand for? These acronyms are extremely common in writings about sustainability and plastic — so common that sometimes they aren’t fully explained. If you’ve been wondering what PCR and PIR are, we’re here to help. PCR is commonly written as PCR resin, which stands for …

Reduce waste. Reuse plastic film. Restore our Earth.

petoskeyplastics Carbon Footprint, Eco-Friendly, In The News, Plastics Industry, Recycling, Recycling Bags, Sustainability Leave a Comment

This April 22 will mark the 51st Earth Day, a time to share our love of the planet, reflect, and innovate. This year’s official Earth Day theme is Restore Our Earth™ and centers on “natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.”  For our take, we’ve adopted the tagline “Reduce waste. Reuse plastic film. Restore our Earth.” …

5 Tips to Make Your Summer Parties More Eco-Friendly

petoskeyplastics Can Liners, Carbon Footprint, Eco-Friendly, Recycling Bags, Trash Bags Leave a Comment

With summer right around the corner, it’s time for backyard parties and holiday barbeques. From disposable dishware to aluminum drink cans, summer parties create huge amounts of trash. This summer you can have fun at your gathering while keeping the environment in mind. Here are five helpful tips for being more environmentally conscious while hosting and attending summer festivities. 1. …