Tag: plastics recycling

New plastics economy

CEOs support new plastics economy

| More than 40 industry leaders have endorsed a new action plan to tackle global plastics issues. The plan is part of a new study by the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

PET bottles exposed to UV light negatively impact processing of recycling bottles

| A new research study conducted by Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI), a company specialized in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) package development, has found that exposing post-consumer bottles to ultraviolet (UV) light prior to recycling has a severe impact on the physical properties and visual attributes of next generation, recycled PET (rPET) bottles.

New generation of stretch film lines

| It was introduced by Amut Dolci Bielloni at last and Ipack Ima Exhibitions

World’s first fluoropolymer Up-Cycling plant starts operating

| Dyneon, part of 3M, today has officially opened the world’s first fluoropolymer Recycling facility in Burgkirchen, Germany. The plant is designed to recycle up to 500 tons of fluoropolymer waste annually.

Erema Holding continues growth:

| Pure Loop, the new company of Erema holding, specialises exclusively in the recycling of clean production wastes using shredder/extruder technology.

Starlinger shows new plastics recycling line in Florida

| The company shows their recostar dynamic recycling line for the first time at plastics trade show NPE in Orlando.

Recycling of plastics increases in Canada

| The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) released the 2012 Post Consumer Plastics Recycling in Canada Report stating that for the third year in a row, the amount of post-consumer plastic packaging being recycled across Canada has increased.
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