| Plastics production and consumption patterns across Europe remain unsustainable and need to be made more circular to reduce waste, pollution, climate change and other negative impacts on the environment according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing published today.

A Circular Future with Plastics

| The EuPC Conference, co-organised at the Blue Point Brussels with Belgian partners Agoria and essenscia PolyMatters, marked two days of discussions, networking, and collaborative efforts towards advancing circularity and overall sustainability within the plastics value chain industry.

PET bottle recycling solution from a single source

| For Indian preform and plastic packaging manufacturer Magpet Polymer, Coperion and Herbold Meckesheim are collaborating technologies in construction of an entire plant for bottle-to-bottle recycling from a single source.

EuRIC urges swift deal and no EPR for second-hand

| EU Environment Ministers have adopted the Council’s position on the targeted revision of the Waste Framework Directive (WFD), covering food and textile waste.

BASF and WHW Recycling make battery cell production more sustainable

| BASF and WHW Recycling GmbH have entered an agreement on the processing of cathode and anode waste.

Waste Framework Directive: food waste reduction sidelined while Council agrees to...

| The Council of the EU has favoured the treatment of textile waste in its position on the Waste Framework Directive, while breaking its promise to reduce food waste, the environmental network Zero Waste Europe says.

World’s largest plastics recycling event opens in Amsterdam next week

| The world’s largest event dedicated to plastics recycling, the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, takes place next week at RAI Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 19-20 June.

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