Plastipak has completed a major investment to significantly expand its PET recycling capacity at its manufacturing site in Bascharage, Luxembourg. The original PET recycling facility opened in 2008 and this new expansion increases annual production capacity by 136%.

Neste has successfully concluded the first series of processing trial runs at industrial scale with liquefied waste plastic in Porvoo, Finland

Wastefront AS, a Norwegian waste tyre recycling company, has announced Technip Energies as its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner for the build of its £100 million tyre recycling plant in Sunderland.

Landbell Group has announced a joint venture with GreenForest Solutions. The new entity – Landbell GreenForest Solutions Private – is a producer responsibility organization (PRO) which offers EPR services for plastic packaging waste to brands in India.

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Metso Outotec has successfully completed the divestment of its Waste Recycling business to Ahlström Capital. The Waste Recycling business continues its operations under M&J Recycling, and its headquarters is in Horsens, Denmark.

Ineos Styrolutio has confirmed its decision to invest into a pilot plant for advanced recycling of polystyrene. The site will be set up in collaboration with Recycling Technologies in Swindon, UK. It is expected to be operational in the second half of 2022.

Technology Minerals Plc has signed a partnership agreement with Slicker Recycling Limited (“Slicker Recycling”) with a view to further their visions of creating a circular economy for the UK battery market.

Leonhard Kurz “Cold Transfer with EP Platina 3015” is fully compatible with the European rigid HDPE stream recycling. The sorting behavior and recycling compatibility have been positively assessed by independent testing, says Recyclass.

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Ahead of next week’s COP26 summit in Glasgow the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has published its Net Zero Ambition which set out its own ambition to become a net zero organisation.

Chemical Recycling Europe has appointed John Sewell as its new Secretary General. Mr. Sewell will take on the position with immediate effect.

Millipore Sigma Joins Cyclyx as Founding Member, integrating a focus on sustainability and expanded recycling and reuse programs.

Agilyx Corporation has been granted a patent continuation for its process of breaking down waste polystyrene into its chemical building block, styrene monomer.

Sabic has introduced the company’s first automotive grades containing mechanically recycled content within the company’s Trucircle portfolio of circular solutions and services.

The international resource management company Geminor recently entered two new agreements for the handling and export of Danish waste wood. The contracts with the Danish companies Affaldplus and ARGO have a total volume of 31,000 tonnes annually and will run until 2023.

Andritz has signed a cooperation agreement with CIRC LLC (USA), to bundle each party’s expertise in the field of textile recycling and to upscale CIRC’s recycling technology for commercial use.

ISRI has announced that its President Robin Wiener has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit organization that leverages corporate partner funding to aid recycling in states, cities, and communities nationwide.

PCEP, SCS and EUMEPS join cross-polymer initiative PolyREC® to monitor, verify and report on Europe’s recycled plastic flows.

Eriz has selected Eric Adams to serve as Managing Director for the company’s newly established Eriez Deutschland GmbH.

Erema Group is a member of the Chemical Recycling Europe association as of July 2021.

Indorama Ventures has announced it will build a facility in Karawang, West Java, to recycle almost 2 billion plastic bottles a year in support of the government’s plan to reduce ocean debris. The facility, which is planned to launch in 2023, will recycle 1.92 billion PET plastic bottles annually and create 217 new jobs.