| The certification verifies plastic waste traceability, conformity assessment, and calculation of recycled content in a recycling process.
| VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, unveils today a new collaborative project called VinylPlus Med.
| The picturesque south coast of the holiday island of Cyprus in August 2020: 40 °C in the shade and COVID-19 – tourists who would otherwise be enjoying the sea breeze at the height of summer are conspicuously absent and the only full car park is that of the rental cars at the airport.
| The RECITURF Project, funded by the Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI), is developing new artificial turf recycling methods so this waste does not end up in landfills. New artificial turf can then be manufactured with the different plastics recovered from waste turf.
| The recycling industry has become more complicated in recent years. The increasing economic strength of China and recent trade tensions with the US have greatly reduced the market for recycled waste.
| The global fashion industry has developed a dangerous addiction to synthetic fibres, which are made from climate-destroying fossil fuels like oil and gas, to power its fast fashion business model, according to a new report.
| Researchers have shown how disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste.
| The global waste to energy market is expected to rise in demand as conventional energy sources are depleting rapidly while contributing to harmful emissions.
| The Austrian recycling company installed another Starlinger bottle-to-bottle recycling system including SSP (solid state polycondensation) reactor at their production site in Austria.
| Reaching climate neutrality by 2050 will require drastic changes throughout all value chains, in particular for energy-intensive industries such as metal production.
| On 27 January 2021, the EU Parliament released a balanced report on the path to Circular Economy.
| The ever-increasing amount of plastic, its impact on biodiversity and contribution to climate change, and how to deal with it in a circular economy perspective have been on the European Union’s policy agenda for years.
| All employers have both a legal and moral responsibility to ensure a safe working environment with this being all the more important in high-risk industries.
| The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has adopted MEP Jan Huitema’s draft report on the new Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP), to be proposed for vote in EP Plenary in the coming weeks.
| Today, Canada’s relationship to plastic waste fundamentally changed: the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) launched to end plastic waste and pollution.