Waste plastics

New pre-shredder for light packaging processing

| At the beginning of 2019, a new processing plant with 6,000 m² of factory space was put into operation at company Hubert Eing Kunststoffverwertung GmbH at their site in Gescher.

Axion Polymers extends recycling capacities

| According to the company, the increased waste processing and extrusion capability of its 100% recycled polymer grades is the first phase of continuing investment in the plant development.

Avery Dennison joins Ellen MacArthur CE 100

| Global labeling and packaging materials manufacturer Avery Dennison Corporation has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE 100) network as part of the company’s support of a global transition to a circular economy.

Growth expected for packing waste recycling

| Countries are employing rules and regulations to control and recycle huge amounts of packaging waste. Research company Trends Market Research expects an outstanding Growth for the packaging waste recycling market during 2018 and 2026.

Petcore launches monomer recycling group

| According to Petcore, monomer recycling opens a completely new perspective on how to deal with the concerns about plastics and plastic waste.

UK Plastics Pact launches rigid plastic packaging recyclability guidelines

| OPRL hails the UK Plastics Pact new guidance on the recyclability of rigid plastic packaging as a further vital step driving sustainable packaging and making it easy for consumers to recycle.

Prototypes made from chemically recycled material

| Four of BASF’s partners in the ChemCyling project want to showcase first prototypes that were created during the pilot phase of the project at K 2019.

OPRL launches labelling rules review

| The recycling label not-for-profit has launched the latest review process of its labelling rules to ensure they keep pace with developments in collections services and, for the first time, to take account of recycling infrastructure.
Plastics Recyclers Europe

Plastic Recyclers confirm first speakers for annual meeting

| The first day of the Annual Meeting will feature the PRE Working Group meetings, where PET, HDPE/PP and LDPE sessions will be open to the public.

Coca-Cola uses 100% recycled plastic for some brands

| Coca-Cola, in partnership with Coca-Cola European Partners, has announced today its Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands will all be sold in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET).
Plastics Recyclers Europe

How to increase flexible polyethylene recycling in Europe

| Plastics Recyclers Europe has published a paper identifying the prerequisites for increasing recycling of flexible polyethylene into a high-quality raw material while ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective process.

Tomra Sorting Recycling hosts global Conference to focus on recycling plastics

| Industry leaders share knowledge on solutions for tackling plastic waste and conference guests see Tomra's recycling technologies in action.

Establishing highly refined plastic packaging waste streams

| Plastics Recyclers Europe releases guidance on quality sorting of plastic packaging.
public procurement rules

FEAD supports maintaining the current proceedings for the shipment of non-hazardous plastic wastes

| Following the adoption of the Norwegian proposal on the 10th of May 2019 to amend the Basel Convention by the Conference of Parties, FEAD would like to express its concurrence with the European Council’s position from 15th April 2019 concerning the outcome of the COP 14, and its potential incorporation into the legal framework.