Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wal-Mart builds on its sustainability message to suppliers

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Plastics News – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has condensed its sustainable packaging guidelines in one document to help its suppliers align with its goals.

The retailer’s Sustainable Packaging Playbook was unveiled at a summit Wal-Mart held Oct. 25 at its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters. The playbook presents clear guidelines that affect plastics packaging.

Several times in the document, Wal-Mart advises suppliers to avoid PVC packaging.

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PVC Pipe Break: Columbia, South Carolina

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Some Richland County Water Works customers were under a “boil water advisory” after a 6-inch PVC pipe broke, “potentially contaminat[ing] the water in the area.” Residents were advised to boil water before drinking it or using it to cook.