| According to the Circularity Gap Report by Circle Economy, only 9% of materials are reused globally.

Umicore in top 10 of world’s most sustainable corporations

| Umicore has been ranked 7th in the 2019 top 100 of the world’s most sustainable companies published by Corporate Knights, a research division focused on sustainable performance rankings.

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe announces 2019 finalists

| The shortlist for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 has been published. The winners will be announced on 11 April, during the secondday of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe taking place at the RAI Amsterdam.

Carbios and TWB receive €7.5 million funding

| Carbios and Toulouse White Biotechnology (TWB) have announced €7.5 million of funding from the Investments for the Future Program operated by ADEME to support, over a period of 39 months, the scale-up of the Company's industrial and commercial PET plastics and fibers biorecycling project.

Report: 58% of food produced in Canada is wasted

| According to a new report by Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International, nearly 60 percent of food produced in Canada – amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes – is lost and wasted annually.

RIGK helps Chile achieve an effective circular economy

| German disposal specialist enjoys huge success in sensitising Chilean farmers to recycling used agricultural plastics, with 35 tonnes of plastic waste for sustainable recycling in the first collection alone.

CuRe: Creating a fully circular polyester chain

| This week CuRe has been launched by Cumapol, DSM-Niaga and Morssinkhof. The goal is to recycle used polyester waste streams in polyester suitable for high demanding applications like carpets, textile and food packaging.