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The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

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SABIC, Covestro and Total SA are just some of the huge industry names that have announced their intentions to become founding members of the new NPO Alliance to End Plastic Waste Read more

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SABIC and Plastic Energy sign circular economy MoU

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Complementary to its partnership with the EU and the circular economy initiative, Saudi Arabian petrochemical giant SABIC has signed an MoU with chemical recycling experts Plastic Energy to supply recycled plastics waste for production facilities in Read more

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Adidas and Parley continue partnership to create sports jerseys from ocean plastic

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Sportswear giant Adidas and the NHL have collaborated in the production of hockey jerseys made from Parley for the Oceans’ upcycled marine plastic material. Read more

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The Coca-Cola Company has announced a new agreement extending a loan to Netherlands-based Ioniqa Technologies to develop proprietary technology to produce high-grade, recycled PET from hard-to-recycle PET waste. Read more

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Between January and September 2018 the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) conducted its second survey on the use of recycled plastics materials in Europe’s plastics converting industry. Read more

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Value chain initiative Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) has appointed Venetia Spencer as Secretary General as it continues its aim of maximising Europe’s polyolefins recycling Read more

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With growing awareness in Russia for the use of post-consumer materials as a resource inspired AMUT ECOTECH, the Green Division of AMUT GROUP, to attend INVENTRA’s Waste Treatment Conference held in Moscow. Read more

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The CEFLEX consortium of companies, associations and organisations collaborating to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in the circular economy in Europe has reached a new landmark with stakeholder numbers now more than 100. Read more

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Co-organised by AINIA and AIMPLAS, the IV edition of this technology event of the plastics sector will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 29 and 30 May 2019, focusing on innovations in sustainable materials, packages, equipment and machinery. Read more

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Of the more than three million tonnes of PET bottles in the European market in 2017, 58.2% (1.9 million tonnes) were collected for recycling. Read more

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The event allowed the European plastics industry and value chain to present their commitments and pledges for a more sustainable plastics industry. Read more

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The report identifies the challenges to plastics circularity and defines the types of solutions needed to address them. Read more

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Organisers of the annual exhibition believe a ‘circular economy’ is to become a megatrend after "Industry 4.0". Read more

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Solvay’s Technyl4earth embodies the circular economy mission and we wanted to learn how the high-spec material made from car airbags is carving out its key markets. Read more

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The companies are collaborating to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields in line with the Circular Economy principles. Read more

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The United Nations Environment and the European Commission have hosted an event at the UN headquarters in New York to launch the UN Environment Global Plastics Platform to help put an end to plastic pollution. Read more

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LyondellBasell has announced a collaboration with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to advance the chemical recycling of plastic materials. Read more

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Two international recycling organisations have developed a global definition governing the use of the term “recyclable.” Read more

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Volvo’s announcement to make 25 per cent of the plastics in its cars recycled by 2025 is the latest in the automotive industry’s growing investment in recycled plastics and circularity. Read more

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Nike, Burberry Group and H&M are among fashion industry leaders joining forces to make fashion more circular. Read more

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