Pushing recycling to the max

| Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein and Hoffmann Neopac want to make new food cans from used cans, crown corks and twist-off closures.

Fibersort technology has been launched

| The Fibersort machine is ready to start valorizing global textile waste, sorting ~900 kgs of post-consumer textiles per hour, enabling a closed textiles loop.
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Market opportunity for recycled rigid plastics packaging

| In a new market report - The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2022 – Smithers Pira forecasts that global rigid plastic packaging consumption will exceed $200 billion in 2022.

DUH urges European Commission to promote reuse

| The EU circular economy action plan lays an important foundation for waste prevention, longer product use and better recycling – but binding targets and timetables are needed for its implementation, says DUH.
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Essential component in the fight against climate change

| FEAD welcomes the ambitious new Circular Economy Action Plan put forward by the European Commission for a cleaner and more competitive Europe.

Tana Shark waste shredder 440DT

| Tana Shark has been engineered to provide maximum uptime. The Tana Control System (TCS) together with the remote management system Tana ProTrack, allows to tune the process.

Apeal welcomes circular economy action plan

| To achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal, an ambitious CEAP is vital and today’s announcement marks an important step by the European Commission to draw a final line under the linear economy and establish clear priorities for the packaging sector.

“Ambitious, but not when it Comes to Reducing Large Scale Landfilling”

| CEWEP believes that it is very timely and necessary to introduce a new set of ambitious proposals for circularity, from product design to sustainable waste management.

Euric welcomes new circular economy action plan

| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (Euric) welcomes the publication of the Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) by the European Commission.

A socially inclusive vision with re-use and repair at heart

| Mathieu Rama, Senior Policy Officer at RREUSE, shared the following reaction: “A comprehensive upstream approach ensuring products are durable, repairable and re-useable is timely. Whilst tackling design of electrical products remains a priority, we welcome indications that other product categories such as textiles and furniture will also be addressed within a new Sustainable Product Policy”.
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BIR welcomes Circular Economy Action Plan

| The Bureau of International Recycling welcomes the EU's support for recyclers as laid out in their new Circular Economy Action Plan.

EU Commission “burying its head in the sand”

| The European Commission’s new Circular Economy action plan contains a patchwork of some positive initiatives on how we produce, consume and dispose of resources and products but will likely fail to prevent runaway resource overconsumption, according to Friends of the Earth Europe.

EEB: Unprecedented steps against the ‘throwaway economy’

| Despite the absence of targets to halve resource use, the strategy is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the way we manufacture and use our products in a way that benefits people and the planet.

ACE: Action plan will accelerate transition

| ACE (The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment) welcomes the new EU Circular Economy Action Plan that will further accelerate the transition of the EU towards a circular and climate neutral economy.

Circular economy action plan pointing in the right direction

| Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) welcomes the Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) by the European Commission, as an important step to increase the EU’s circularity.