| New pigments from Clariant are certified "OK compost Industrial", meaning they can be used to color plastic products, including packaging, intended to be compostable. The certification was awarded by the TÜV Austria.
| RecyClass commissioned an independent laboratory to test the compatibility of vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier in polypropylene (PP) rigid packaging with the state-of-art recycling process.
| The NONTOX Project is developing new decontamination processes for plastic materials to recover waste from the automotive, construction, and electrical and electronic industries
| Italian waste management companyMasotina has partnered with ZenRobotics to retrofit their plastics sorting facility (PRF) with an AI-powered robotic sorting station for the recovery of clear PET at a high purity rate.
| The deadline of 3 July 2021 for the transposition of the Single-use plastics Directive has ultimately come and the current status of the legislative processes throughout the EU shows an unprecedented fragmentation among EU Member States.
| Weibold Academy article series discusses periodically the practical developments and scientific research findings in the end-of-life tire (ELT) recycling and pyrolysis industry.
| The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) returns to the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 4-5 November 2021, moving to the larger Hall 12 this year to accommodate demand for a larger exhibition and conference space.
| Tomra Recycling is hosting a free webinar “Maximizing plastic packaging recovery – how data upgrades plastics performance” on July 14, 4 pm CEST.
| Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the value chain initiative to increase the circularity of styrenic polymers, has unveiled the results of a comprehensive life cycle analysis (LCA) for polystyrene.
| On 16 and 17 June 2021, the Project Partners of CIMPA - A CIrcular Multilayer Plastic Approach for value retention of end-of-life multilayer films - gathered to officially kick-off this HORIZON 2020 project.
| At the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum (VSF) 2021 #TOWARDS2030 today, VinylPlus officially launched VinylPlus 2030, the next 10-year Commitment of the European PVC industry to sustainable development.
| The LIFE4FILM project, financed by the LIFE programme of the European Union, has the objective of preventing the disposal of plastic film in landfill sites, and recovering this material.
| Fraunhofer Institute Umsicht, Sabic and Procter & Gamble (P&G) today announced their collaboration in an innovative circular economy pilot project which aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of closed-loop recycling of single-use facemasks.
| Hasler Ventures LLC plans to scale up to commercial levels a Purdue University patented technology that may accelerate the volume of waste plastic recycling.