| Consumption of clothing, footwear and household textiles in the European Union (EU) uses annually about 1.3 tonnes of raw materials and more than 100 cubic metres of water per person, according to a European Environment Agency briefing.

Sweden: Coca Cola goes 100 per cent recycling

| Coca-Cola Sweden has announced today that, from 2020, it will make all of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled material, becoming the first country worldwide to do so.
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Global Recycling Foundation announces ‘Recycling Heroes’ theme for 2020

| The Global Recycling Foundation has revealed that the theme for the third Global Recycling Day, taking place on 18th March 2020, will be ‘Recycling Heroes’.

The plastics industry is changing – because it has to

| That’s the general consensus among some of Europe’s leading plastic industry commentators – the very people working to re-shape the industry.

Human beings cannot live without plastics for one hour

| At the IERC 2020, Mr Surendra Borad Patawari, Gemini Corporation N.V., Belgium will provide an overview of developments worldwide on the plastics recycling market. ICM talked to him in advance.

Full control over quality

| Plastic film manufacturer RKW relies on Vecoplan’s shredding technology to recycle its production waste.

New €1.3 million EU project to boost re-use policies

| 2LIFES is part of the fourth call of the Interreg Europe programme in which 170 applications were submitted and only 74 selected. The project...