Waste plastics

Sorting plant by Stadler for Schroll Group

| The Schroll Group specializes in waste management and recycling, providing businesses, public administrations and local authorities services tailored to their specific requirements.

Green Deal and SUP directive a contradiction?

| According to European Plastics Converters (EuPC), the ban and reduction of single-use plastics in Europe already affecting the environment negatively.

Finalists announced for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020

| The winners of the seven award categories will be announced on 26 March, the second day of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe.

Ineos builds ABS plant in China

| Ineos Styrolution has announced plans to build a world-scale ABS plant in Ningbo, China. The new production site will be adjacent to the recently acquired polystyrene plant in Ningbo.

New technology for WEEE plastics recycling

| Ad Rem and Hamos jointly have developed a processing line that handles the complete plastic recycling chain from waste to resource. The first plant of its kind is now running at full capacity at the AO Recycling facility in Telford.

Better recycling of plastic bottles with delabler

| According to Stadler, the delabeler removes labels from bottles of all types, achieving a quality standard of up to 80 percent of labels removed.

Future of PET preforms could lie in rPET

| PET preforms continue to see sustained adoption, prominently owing to continued demand from bottled water industry and single-serve beverages sector.

Design for recycling: the way forward for the plastics industry

| Over 300 participants gathered in Brussels to debate plastics recyclability and latest plastics recycling developments.

Seventh Starlinger recycling line

| In July 2019, the recycling company Calex S.R.L. installed a Starlinger recycling line for post-consumer film in Satu Nou de Jos in the Romanian municipality Groși - already the seventh line supplied by Starlinger recycling technology.

Sweden: Coca Cola goes 100 per cent recycling

| Coca-Cola Sweden has announced today that, from 2020, it will make all of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled material, becoming the first country worldwide to do so.

The plastics industry is changing – because it has to

| That’s the general consensus among some of Europe’s leading plastic industry commentators – the very people working to re-shape the industry.

Human beings cannot live without plastics for one hour

| At the IERC 2020, Mr Surendra Borad Patawari, Gemini Corporation N.V., Belgium will provide an overview of developments worldwide on the plastics recycling market. ICM talked to him in advance.

Full control over quality

| Plastic film manufacturer RKW relies on Vecoplan’s shredding technology to recycle its production waste.

Monitoring uptake of recycled polymers

| Monitoring Recyclates for Europe, a unified online tool to monitor the uptake of recycled polymers into products, is now available for use by converters in the United Kingdom.