Plastics

Recycled PET for Coca-Cola’s first 100 % rPET bottles in Indonesia

| The Indonesian plastics recycler Amandina Bumi Nusantara produces the rPET for Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite and Sprite Waterlymon bottles on two recoSTAR PET 165 HC iV+ bottle-to-bottle recycling systems from Starlinger.

PET on the road to circularity, but disparities are creating potholes

| 2022 was an unprecedented year for the PET and rPET value chains, as shown in the latest report.
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Report confirms significant advances in circularity of plastics

| Plastics Europe has published its biennial ‘The Circular Economy for Plastics: A European Analysis’ report.

With Sort4Circle, Polysecure achieves further milestones

| Polysecure has further developed important steps of the Sort4Circle process and integrated them into a modular pilot sorting plant.
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Amandus Kahl presents flat die pellet mill

| At IFAT, the machine manufacturer from Reinbek will be exhibiting its versatile flat die pellet mill type 45-1000.

Shredding technology and system solutions for mechanical and chemical processing

| At this year's IFAT Lindner will be showcasing product innovations in shredding as well as efficient system solutions.

Pioneering plastic recycling in Spain

| From humble beginnings to a pioneer in Spain's plastics recycling sector, Inserplasa's journey has been one of innovation, resilience, and excellence.

Advanced the sorting of multilayer PVDC packaging waste

| Syensqo and Tomra have joined forces to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of separating and sorting multi-component plastic structures in which polyvinylidene chloride...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2024 finalists announced

| The winners of the seven awards will be revealed on 20 June, the second day of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe at the RAI Amsterdam.

Shredding and washing technology for Big Bag recycling

| The Virginijus ir Ko recycling plant in western Lithuania has been active in waste management and recycling for more than 20 years, processing around 35,000 tonnes of potential recyclables annually.

Many returned and unsold textiles end up destroyed in Europe

| Textile consumption in Europe causes significant pressures on the environment and climate.

Carbios and Landbell Group cooperate

| Carbios and Landbell Group have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding for the sourcing, preparation and recycling of post-consumer PET waste using Carbios’ biorecycling technology at its first commercial plant in Longlaville from 2026.

EuRIC: Protect Europe’s Plastics Recycling Industry from ‘Recycled’ Plastics Influx

| In response to the ongoing negotiations on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), EuRIC urges legislators to protect Europe’s plastics recycling sector and immediately address the massive imports of plastics labelled as recycled.

Special rules for plastic packaging not compatible with EU law

| A legal assessment shows that the special rules for plastic packaging and exemptions for other packaging materials discussed as part of the planned EU Packaging Regulation (PPWR) are very likely not compatible with EU law.

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