Waste plastics

Treatment of contaminated industrial plastic waste

| For the past three years an ERF 200 filter built by Ettlinger of Königsbrunn (Bavaria, Germany), installed at Candi Plastic Recycling, an Austrian materials recycler, has been producing high quality regrind nonstop from contaminated plastic waste with high aluminum or paper fractions.

Waste Free Oceans partners with Henkel

| Waste Free Oceans has announced a new partnership with Henkel to remove plastic waste from oceans and rivers and transform it into over a million bottles used for the Lovables laundry brand.

Recycling plastic pouches needs to be easier to ensure their survival

| After disposable coffee cups and plastic bottles, pouches could be the next target in the waste reduction landscape, due to the difficulty of recycling these packs, says GlobalData.

Study: Plastic carrier bags have lowest environmental impact

| The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has published a study that analyses the life cycle environmental impacts of production, use and disposal of grocery carrier bags currently available in Danish supermarkets.

IFAT: Lyndex Recycling shows new baler family and cloud diagnostics

| Lyndex Recycling Systems, a UK-based manufacturer of high volume balers and waste recycling machinery, will highlight a range of 2-Ram balers processing waste plastics, paper and other recyclates, together with the company’s cloud-based data logging and diagnostic solution..

Petcore: Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

| Once per year Europe's entire PET value chain meets in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference. Due to its success in recent editions this year's conference was held for the first time over two days and welcomed more than 200 industry experts.

Best Italien plastics recycler relies on Tomra technology

| Montello S.p.A., based near Bergamo, Italy, uses the latest sensor-based technology of 40 Tomra machines to give a new lease of life to tonnes of post-consumer plastic arriving from Lombardy.

Plastics recycling grows in Europe

| Since 2015, the installed capacity for recycling flexible PE has grown approximately from 1.5 million tonnes per year to 2.3 million tonnes per year.
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Petcore launches Plastic Aerosol Recycling Special Industry Group

| Petcore Europe has created the new Plastic Aerosol Recycling Special Industry Group (SiG) in order to anticipate the need to recycle higher amounts of plastic aerosols.
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Free registration opens for plastics recycling exhibition and conference

| Free online registration has now opened for the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition 2018, which will take place on 27-28 June 2018 at Messe Essen in Germany.

Recovery and recycling systems RIGK celebrates 25th birthday

| In January 1993, RIGK opened its doors for business.

Odor reduction technology for post consumer film

| Following the installation of the first of two recycling lines type recoSTAR dynamic 165 C- VAC in Houston, Texas, Avangard Innovative LP is now ready to start processing of post- consumer film at its new recycling plant.

Steinert: Increasing sorting depth and material purity

| The specialist for magnet and sensor technology wants to present pioneering sorting solutions at IFAT 2018.