Waste plastics

Odor reduction technology for post consumer film

| Following the installation of the first of two recycling lines type recoSTAR dynamic 165 C- VAC in Houston, Texas, Avangard Innovative LP is now ready to start processing of post- consumer film at its new recycling plant.

Steinert: Increasing sorting depth and material purity

| The specialist for magnet and sensor technology wants to present pioneering sorting solutions at IFAT 2018.
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RECOUP Leading the 2018 Plastics Recycling Challenges

| RECOUP support continues to grow with leading sorting technology provider Bühler UK Limited being the latest to join the ranks and hosting the first 2018 member meeting.
public procurement rules

Fead: Setting the right framework conditions?

| FEAD members welcome the publication of the Plastics Strategy as a step forward for designing a new vision for plastics as part of the transition to a circular economy. The provisionally agreed Circular Economy Package will certainly also contribute by setting legally binding targets for recycling and landfill diversion.
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European Plastics Recycler: Strategy highlights the way forward

| The European plastics recycling industry welcomes and fully supports the Plastics Strategy published by the European Commission.
recycled materials

Axion: UK should ‘create demand for recycled materials’

| A Manchester-based plastics recycler is calling for the creation of greater demand for recycled materials in the UK following China’s decision to restrict imports of waste paper and plastics.

PlasticsEurope publishes its Voluntary Commitment

| In the context of today’s announcement on the Plastics Strategy initiative by the European Commission, PlasticsEurope is thrilled to announce the publication of its “Plastics 2030 - Voluntary Commitment”, which contains a set of ambitious targets and initiative.

EUBP welcomes world’s first plastic strategy

| But European Commission misses chance to fully embrace circular benefits of bio-based plastics and biodegradable plastics.

Manufacturers of Cups and Trays See Positives in EU Plastics Strategy

| Pack2Go Europe, the association of manufacturers of single use glasses, cups, trays and other containers made of plastics, paper or a combination of materials, is encouraged by the focus on more and better collection, recovery and recycling of used plastics packaging contained in the EU Plastics Strategy released today by the European Commission.

PlasticsEurope welcomes EC’s Plastics Strategy

| PlasticsEurope supports the creation of a joint vision for a truly circular and resource efficient Europe, the promotion of actions aimed at tackling plastics leakage into the environment, increasing recycling and re-use and boosting innovation.

The European Strategy for Plastics: A missed opportunity

| ESWET welcomes the adoption of the EU Strategy for Plastics, a proposal that through its multiple applications will improve the life of citizens. However, despite the efforts made by the European Commission in order to boost and improve recycling, the Strategy fails to take into consideration the option of energy recovery.

European Plastics Industry works towards 50% plastics waste recycling by 2040

| Six European organisations from the plastics value chain have committed, in cooperation with the European Commission, to launch Circularity Platforms aiming to reach 50% plastics waste recycling by 2040. These will drive the recycling of plastic products in Europe and considerably reduce littering volumes.

Commission presents strategy on plastics

| The strategy was announced as “a part of the transition towards a more circular economy”. According to the commission, it “will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation”.

Amut and Carbonlite improve plastic bottles recycling

| The new CarbonLITE recycling facility, located in Dallas - Texas, started operations in September 2017, as per the schedule.
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