| The demand for plastics is increasing worldwide, and more and more waste is consequently being generated.
| Recycling, conservation of resources and genuine circular economy are central philosophies of Roither Maschinenbau, Seewalchen/Austria.
| In a new market report - The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2022 – Smithers Pira forecasts that global rigid plastic packaging consumption will exceed $200 billion in 2022.
| The European Academies of Science (EASAC) warn that current efforts to resolve the plastics crisis are ineffective and misleading.
| Compatibility of the ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers with the recycling process was tested by an independent laboratory.
| Neste and investor Mirova today announced a combined EUR 10 million investment into Recycling Technologies, a British plastic recycling technology provider. The aim is to accelerate the development of chemical recycling.
| Today, the European Plastic Pact has been officially launched under the aegis of the Environment Ministries of, amongst other countries, the Netherlands, France, Germany and Denmark.
| Reducing our plastic waste, use less plastics for products and recycle and reuse more. That is what 15 governments and 66 companies and organisations signed up for by launching the European Plastics Pact.
| Recipo has launched Recipo Material, a purpose-built recycling plant for plastic from electronic waste in Riga, Latvia.
| The recycled PET Market is benefiting from the increasing consumption of packaged food products and carbonated and non-carbonated drinks across the world.
| Updates from The UK Plastics Pact annual report show progress in the fight against single-use plastic, but how can others follow in their footsteps? Andrea Falco provides comment on how businesses can continue the good work.
| At this year's Propak East Africa in Nairobi from 17 to 19 March, visitors to the shared trade fair stand can find out how the recycling company Mr. Green Africa combines social responsibility with the highest specification technology and cost effectiveness.
| Under the umbrella of Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), Tomra has recently completed tests revealing that polystyrene (PS) is not only made for recycling, but also made for sorting.
| Waste Free Oceans partners with Fapil, a market leader in Portugal in the development, manufacture and commercialisation of useful products for hygiene, household cleaning, laundry care and storage.