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First Mile and Vegware partner on compostable packaging recycling

Vegware

Plant-based packaging specialist Vegware is joining forces with recycling company First Mile to provide a UK-wide end-of-life solution for its compostable foodservice disposables using courier-led recycling service RecycleBox. Read more

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More plastics recycling in Europe

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Covestro, together with numerous other organisations and companies, wants to promote the recycling of plastics in Europe. To this end, approximately 100 partners have signed the founding act of the Circular Plastics Alliance in Brussels. Read more

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Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

TEPPFA

On 20 September the key influencers that can move society at large to a more sustainable use of plastic products gathered in Brussels to sign the Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration. Read more

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Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

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Mondi’s four-year effort with German cleaning products maker Werner & Mertz GmbH to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M’s Frosch-brand laundry detergent is paying dividends. Read more

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AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, will once again have a booth at K Fair where it will display its main technological developments in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and decarbonisation Read more

K 2019

Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

Kiefel Packaging

Each year approximately $100bn (~€90bn) of plastic packaging material value is lost from the economy. It is therefore essential to consider used plastic as a resource from both a sustainability and an economic perspective. Read more

K 2019

Steinert brings black back to K

Steinert

The plastics industry is concerned with strict legislation and a social sense of responsibility for recovering plastics, and black plastics represent a particular detection and sorting challenge in standard recycling plants. Read more

K 2019

Lindner launches new hot-wash system

Lindner Washtech

Recyclates that are barely distinguishable from virgin material is what plastics processing specialist Lindner had in mind when developing the new hot-wash system to be presented at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Suntory Beverage Food Europe

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Suntory Beverage and Food Europe (SBFE) today sets out its plan to move to 100 per cent sustainable plastic bottles within a decade, fully moving away from virgin plastic derived from fossil fuels. Read more

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Starlinger has circularity in the bag

Starlinger

At K 2019, Starlinger & Co. GmbH is presenting a closed loop system for big bags made from woven polypropylene. Read more

K 2019

Countdown to K 2019 Masterbatch

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The Gabriel-Chemie Group will once again be in Hall 5, Booth B40 with a new booth design and numerous innovative solutions and product demonstrations. The main topics will focus on digitalisation and sustainability. Read more

K 2019

New bio-based polymers coming to market

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LyondellBasell, in partnership with Finland-based energy company Neste, recently announced a world-first in the bio-based polymer industry, jointly announcing the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and polyethylene Read more

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KHS focuses on circular economy at K

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KHS will present a new PET concept at K 2019 based on the juice bottle as an example. It combines individual environmentally friendly packaging solutions in one container and thereby supports the theory of circular economy. Read more

K 2019

Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, including Carlsberg, LUSH Cosmetics, and Just Eat, will come together at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019 to debate the industry’s hottest topic – sustainability. Read more

RIKUTEC showcasing multilayer blow moulding machines at K

RIKUTEC

RIKUTEC Group, a leading blow moulding technology specialist, will showcase its high-precision, multilayer machines and fast-cooling moulds alongside a range of technical blow moulded products at K 2019 (Hall 14, Booth B13). Read more

K 2019

MICROPLAST measures microplastics in wastewater and develops new filtering methods

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is leading the MICROPLAST project to remove microplastics from both urban and industrial wastewater. Read more

materials

EasyD4R is based on public and recognised criteria catalogues

Henkel

Recyclable packaging is a prerequisite for a functioning circular economy. In order to quickly and reliably determine the recyclability of new packaging, Henkel uses its specially developed software tool EasyD4R. Read more

materials

AIMPLAS’ seventh international biopolymers seminar

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On 4-5 March 2020, AIMPLAS, the Valencia-based Technological Institute of Plastics, will invite international stakeholders to the city for the seventh Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites Seminar. Read more

materials

Avery Dennison joins Ellen MacArthur CE 100

Avery Dennison, PR428

Global labelling 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. Read more

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Goplasticpallets.com recycles 124 tonnes of plastic in six months

Goplasticpallets.com

Since making its Recycling pledge in February, promising to recover and recycle all of the plastic pallets and boxes it supplies to customers, the company has recycled 124 tonnes of plastic waste Read more

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  • First Mile and Vegware partner on compostable packaging recycling

    Vegware

    First Mile and Vegware partner on compostable packaging recycling

  • More plastics recycling in Europe

    via Shutterstock

    More plastics recycling in Europe

  • Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

    TEPPFA

    Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

    "The Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration is a clear commitment to increase uptake of recycled content in new plastic products."

  • Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

    Mondi, PR135

    Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

    Mondi, Werner & Mertz partner on fully recyclable, award-winning StripPouch that supports a circular economy

  • AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

    AIMPLAS

    AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

  • Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

    Kiefel Packaging

    Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

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