| A new study by Plastics Recyclers Europe shows that the 65% recycling target for plastic packaging is achievable by 2025. The study determines a set of measures and necessary tools that will result in attaining this recycling rate.
| The set of bales quality guidelines is intended to drive market transformation towards circularity.
| The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented today at the 12th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry.
| The European plastics industries are reaffirming their support to the Circular Economy Package.
| At a time when the politicians and media are looking for industry led voluntary interventions to encourage the consumer to deal with their plastics packaging responsibly; opportunities for positive, effective and consistent consumer communications are being lost.
| According to Zero Waste Europe the current European economic incentives to reduce, reuse and recycle plastic packaging in Europe need to be re-thought.
| The Vinyl Council of Australia’s hospitals’ recycling program has been shortlisted in the Circular Economy category of the national Banksia Foundation Awards 2017.
| Demeto aims at enabling chemical de-polymerization of PET at industrial scale based on its microwave-based process intensification, focusing as a start on coloured bottles waste.
| In May 2017, the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) launched a European survey on the current and future use of recycled plastics materials (rPM) in the Europe’s plastics converting industry.
| The plastics recycling industry had become “insanely dependent” on China and so its recently-announced import ban has left suppliers in other parts of the world not so much with a cold but rather with “pneumonia”, argued BIR Plastics Committee Chairman Surendra Borad Patawari of Gemini Corporation at its latest meeting, held in New Delhi.
| Biodegradable plastics offer innovative solutions to improve recycling quality by facilitating the means for more efficient separate waste collection.
| Amut Group Recycling Division will present its range of washing plants for the treatment of PET, HDPE and PP plastics and urban and industrial waste sorting equipment.
| BTB PET-Recycling and Starlinger are working successful together since ten years.
| Carbios announced that it has taken a new step forward with the production of virgin PET made out of terephthalic acid coming from its biorecycling process of post-consumer PET plastic bottles.