Packaging Cos. Look To Trash Recycling Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Solo Cup Co. and four other disposable food container manufacturers moved Monday to dismiss Evergreen Partnering Group's antitrust suit claiming the companies agreed to refuse to work with the polystyrene recycling company.

Solo Cup, Dart Container Corp., Pactiv Corp., Dolco Packaging and Genpak LLC along with the American Chemistry Council, their trade association, all sought to put an end to Evergreen's refusal-to-deal suit after the First Circuit revived the company's claims in June.

The defendants jointly moved to nix Evergreen's Massachusetts state law antitrust claims, and...
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