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Plaswood Hero

RPC Group

UK-based Plaswood has launched its range of ‘Hero’picnic tables that match style with sustainability to transform external spaces with elegant, durable furniture. Read more

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Prague, Czech Republic

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Champions league vinyl

This year’s Vinyl Plus Sustainability Forum was hosted at the Hilton Prague, and the Czech Republic’s Environment Minister Richard Brabec welcomed players, stakeholders and journalists as discussions on sustainability and circularity began Read more

14 May 2019 14:22 editor's blog

RecyClass accelerates recyclability with science-based data

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Much of the plastic packaging on the market requires a redesign to become circular. Design for recycling is the starting point in ensuring the genuine circularity of plastics and reaching the 55 per cent recycling target by 2030 in Europe. Read more

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Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

AIMPLAS

On 29 and 30 May, MeetingPack 2019, held in Valencia, Spain, will present cutting-edge solutions in sustainable plastic packaging for food and beverages. Read more

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OMV ReOil Pilot Plant

OMV; redaktionelle Verwendung honorarfrei

The partnership between OMV and Borealis for the petrochemical integration of OMV refineries goes back as far as 1998 and their shared industrial site in Schwechat, Austria, is one of the largest integrated plastics production sites in Europe. Read more

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plastship

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plastship GmbH, launched on 6 May 2019, is a new trading and service platform for buyers and sellers of regrinds, re-granulates and recyclates. Read more

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EU member states gain traction towards waste-free economy

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An overview for all EU member states reveals 28 different paths towards the circular economy with inspiring best practices. Read more

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biodegradable and compostable plastics

University of Plymouth

A study by the University of Plymouth, UK, intended to provide insights into the ‘environmental deterioration’ of plastic carrier bags made from different polymer types under littering conditions. Read more

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Leading UK soft drinks manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory – through its parent company Suntory Beverage and Food Europe – is supporting the development of a world-first recycling technology using enzymes to break down plastics. Read more

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With its co-operation partners, the ECC Ecological Cleaning and Care GmbH of the Werner & Mertz Group is presenting the Recyclate Initiative at the international trade show PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) in Amsterdam. Read more

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Huhtamaki blueloop flexible packaging drives circularity

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Finland-based global food and drink packaging leader Huhtamaki has launched ‘blueloop’, a new range of recyclable flexible packaging made of mono-material PP, PE and paper. Read more

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Plastic Energy Limited, a company with a unique process to recycle plastic waste on a global and commercial scale, has reached an agreement with the province of West Java, Indonesia, to build five chemical recycling plants. Read more

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Fire-retardant Plastics Conference to focus on developments and trends

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS and Pinfa have organised the fourth edition of the Fire-retardant Plastic Conference, which will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 4 April. Read more

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The expansion of Perstorp’s ISCC PLUS certified production site at Arnsberg, Germany, strengthens the company’s security of supply to meet the growing demand for Voxtar pentaerythritol from renewable sources.

Perstorp

As the global demand for pentaerythritol (penta) increases, Sweden-based chemicals innovator Perstorp is increasing the effective annual production capacity at its Bruchhausen/Arnsberg plant in Germany by 12.5%. Read more

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Carmen Michels, MD

FKuR

As part of the current discussions regarding the ecological sense and consequences of the use of plastics, bio-based as well as biodegradable plastics are taking on an as yet unidentified special status. Read more

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The annual Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference is taking place in Brussels tomorrow and Thursday (6 and 7 March). Read more

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The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan

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The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan it adopted in December 2015. Read more

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The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

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UK-based supplier of flexible packaging products Now Plastics is planning to introduce its new line of films, made using 60% to 90% post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PCR PET) resin, across European markets. Read more

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AMUT technology is able to obtain the premier value clean PET flakes

AMUT Group

Indorama Ventures North American Operations have been working with AMUT for a number of years to develop technological and economical solutions to meet high standards for r-PET flakes. Read more

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Based on its recent analysis of the European post-industrial feedstock (PIF)-based polyamides market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised Domo Chemicals with the 2018 European Product Line Strategy Leadership Award. Read more

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  • Plaswood Hero

    RPC Group

    Plaswood Hero

  • Vinyl Plus Forum 2019

    VinylPlus

    Vinyl Plus Forum 2019

  • Martina Dlabajová MEP

    VinylPlus

    Martina Dlabajová MEP

    Martina Dlabajová MEP

  • Prague, Czech Republic

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    Prague, Czech Republic

    Prague, Czech Republic

  • RecyClass accelerates recyclability with science-based data

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    RecyClass accelerates recyclability with science-based data

  • Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

    AIMPLAS

    Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

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