| 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.
| Winners to be announced at Plastics Recycling Show Europe, 24-25 April 2018, RAI Amsterdam.
| Three major international plastics recycling organizations have announced a partnership designed to coordinate efforts on testing protocols.
| A report from the Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group and its public workshop.
| Consumer and producer responsibility, increasing quality and quantity of collected material, creating demand through recycled content and innovative thinking were all part of the discussion for the record numbers attending the Recoup annual conference.
| The absence of EU legal framework prolongs the lack of harmonisation amongst Member States and generates legal uncertainty and unnecessary burden for the industry using recycled materials.
| FEAD President Jean-Marc Boursier delivered a speech at the European Commission Reinventing Plastics, Closing the Circle Conference.
| The latest restrictions on imports of plastic waste to China have been creating turmoil on the plastic waste markets. For many years, Europe’s waste management systems have been actively supporting and assisting the treatment of low quality plastics waste in China.
| Even very low quantities of degradable plastics that end up in the traditional plastic waste streams have a significant, negative impact on recycled plastics.
| In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430.000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment.