Waste plastics

Nextloopp’s full-scale production trials a success

| Nextloopp has successfully undertaken the first full-scale packaging production trials using its unique PPristine food-grade resins.

Winners of the plastics recycling awards Europe 2022 announced

| Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 were announced today at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam.

Aimplas: second life for packaging, textile, tyre and mattress waste

| The results of the NEOREC Project, funded by IVACE and ERDF, will provide a viable alternative to landfilling of complex waste.

Erema Group acquires stake in start-up company plasticpreneur

| As of 30 May 2022, Erema Group GmbH acquired 19.8 percent of plasticpreneur gmbh.

Erema: Continuous high-performance filter with 50 percent more screen surface area

| Powerfil, a business unit of recycling machine manufacturer Erema, is presenting the new Erema 2/406 laserfilter at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam.

Industrial CO2 emissions transformed into paints, varnishes and adhesives for footwear and furniture

| The PUCO2 Project, led by AIDIMME, AIMPLAS and INESCOP, uses R&D to fight the problem of global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions.

Mondi’s mono-material retort pouches evidence effective sorting

| Mondi has carried out a series of tests to prove its mono-material polypropylene (PP) pouches and rollstock material can be sorted into their appropriate recycling streams.

Waste Free Oceans launches first projects in the Caribbean

| Following the success of the WFO African Roadshow, which started in 2021 and which ends this year with projects in Egypt, Kenya and Tanzania, Waste Free Oceans is proud to announce new projects in the Caribbean.

RecyClass publishes design book to support plastic industry

| RecyClass Design Book is a practical guide clarifying the concepts of recyclability and design for recycling which are based on a science-driven approach.

Utilization of label waste as a raw material for building insulation

| The circular economy value chain enables the recycling of label release liner waste, ensures the supply of PET raw material to a Finland based chemical company Inosence Polyol Oy.

Three scientific studies break stereotypes on reusable packaging

| It is now scientifically proven that reuse should be considered on a case-by-case basis as it is not always the best environmental option.

Report profiles approaches to replace problematic plastics

| PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence company, has compiled a new Intelligence Brief highlighting solutions to the plastic problem that go beyond packaging to replacing two types of plastic—ABS and PVC—that are commonly used in consumer goods.

Plastics Recycling Show Europe opens on 22 June with over 200 exhibitors

| The two-day Plastics Recycling Show Europe exhibition and conference taking place at the RAI Amsterdam opens to visitors at 9.30 am on June 22nd.

Plastic Recyclers struggle to get enough Waste

| According to Plastics Recyclers Europe, low available volumes of sorted plastic waste are negatively impacting the operations of plastics recyclers across Europe, creating an obstacle to achieving the EU targets.

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