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The European Union is yet to authorise processes for recycling plastics for use in food contact applications, presenting an obstacle to the plastics Circular Economy, causing frustration for the PET production industry. more

10 Oct 2017 15:58 industry

Most-read European plastics headlines: September 2017

In September, circularity was top of the agenda for EPPM readers once again, with the PlasticsEurope 'Innovation with plastics for a circular and resource-efficient Europe' event in Brussels gaining the most interest. more

29 Sep 2017 11:17 editor's blog

PlasticsEurope presented the great challenges facing European plastics in light of the need for circularity in the industry at a dedicated event this week. more

20 Sep 2017 14:48 industry

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with World's Largest Lesson, has launched a two-part lesson introducing the key facts about the global plastics economy and how innovation could transform it. more

22 Aug 2017 15:25 industry

The pan-European network started out in 1997 with seven founding organisations and has since grown to encompass 20 partners from 17 countries. more

10 Jul 2017 11:31 industry

Most-read European plastics headlines: June 2017

We're half way through the year and June brought us a perfect cross-section of the European plastics zeitgeist when we look at our most-read news. more

30 Jun 2017 12:04 editor's blog

PlasticsEurope has launched an exciting new initiative aimed at driving rates of polystyrene recycling. more

29 Jun 2017 13:37 industry

Total is exploring end markets for post-consumer recycled polystyrene to bring the material into the plastics circular economy. more

15 Jun 2017 15:00 materials

In a bid to help connect the plastics chain as European plastics processors work to bring a circular economy to the industry, EuPC has launched a survey on how recycled plastics materials are used. more

14 Jun 2017 16:16 industry

Renault has renewed its partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. more

8 Jun 2017 16:36 industry

Green Week 2017 aimed to highlight how a green transition to a circular economy can be beneficial for the EU. more

5 Jun 2017 16:57 industry

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Most-read European plastics headlines: May 2017

Our roundup of the most-read stories on the EPPM website in May has been distinctly materials-focused this time around, with some amazing examples of how plastics technology is bringing higher mechanical properties to manufacturing. more

30 May 2017 09:41 editor's blog

‘Green jobs for a greener future’ is the theme for the 2017 EU Green Week. more

25 May 2017 15:46 industry

The New Plastics Economy Prize is supported by major companies including Coca-Cola and Veolia. more

18 May 2017 14:04 industry 1 Comments

Following its creation in October 2016, the founding partners of the Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform have come together to help increase the circular economy. more

10 May 2017 10:17 industry

BASF has thrown its support behind the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's initiatives supporting circularity in the plastics value chain. more

5 May 2017 15:56 industry

The Nordic Council of Ministers is making its position on a plastics circular economy known by announcing a six-pronged sustainability strategy. more

3 May 2017 16:54 industry

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The Virtuous Circle

Amcor and DuPont have joined a group of NGO’s to present findings from a circular economy project at Interpack. more

27 Apr 2017 16:51 industry

Some 600,000 tonnes of PVC were recycled within the VinylPlus framework in 2016, turning PVC into a sustainability pioneer plastic after years of being the 'black sheep'. more

26 Apr 2017 14:01 industry

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Copyright The Great Nurdle Hunt, via Facebook

Fidra is working hard to raise awareness within plastics processing and the wider materials handling and transportation industries that waste plastics are not just a problem at the consumer end of the supply chain. more

19 Apr 2017 14:35 industry

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