| According to Starling, the new machine concept of Starlinger’s Recostar PET art saves about 21 % production costs. The machine was presented for the first time at K 2022.
| The costs to society from plastic pollution — including environmental clean-up, ecosystem degradation, shorter life expectancy and medical treatment — exceed US$100bn per year, according to new research which sheds light on the growing global plastics crisis.
| In cooperation with Robert Bosch GmbH and BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF has been investigating the use of recycled plastics in high-stress applications.
| Interview with Jean-François Nogrette, Senior Executive Vice President, Veolia France & Special Waste Europe for the International Battery Recycling Congress (ICBR 2022).
| TrueCircle has announced the public launch of TrueCircle Trade, a new online platform for recyclables trading, underpinned by Computer Vision AI quality data.
| BASF publishes a study by Cyclos-HTP, according to which coextruded PE/PA multilayer films are recyclable. The results and conclusions of the investigations are available in a publication.
| The inter-municipal waste management organization ZZO Włodawa uses three Bobcat telehandlers for their waste recycling in East Poland.
| Growing pressure to transition to the circular economy and the desire to eliminate legacy additives is proving to be a conundrum for the plastics recycling sector.
| Launching its new strategy,, CIWM has outlined the role it will play in shaping the future of waste, recycling and resource management.
| The worldwide production of plastics is about 350 tonnes per year. The largest consuming sectors are agriculture and the food industry.
| As a constituent of flexible multi-layer films for stand-up pouches, cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) from Topas Advanced Polymers are compatible with polyethylene film recycling streams. This has now been confirmed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers.
| De Bree Solutions, based in Belgium, has invested in a new wet processing solution from CDE as the company modernizes its operation to boost process efficiency and respond to growing demand.
| Today, ECOS, Zero Waste Europe, and the Rethink Plastic alliance have sent a letter calling on the European Commission to put on hold...
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 150.2 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2021, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2020.