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Suntory Group joins Global Plastic Action Partnership

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Suntory Group has joined the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) to help reduce plastic waste and pollution and exercise dynamic leadership in the transformation to a circular, post-carbon world. Read more

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PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

Amcor Rigid Packaging

With the aim of educating consumers, customers and other stakeholders on the benefits of plastic packaging, Amcor recently launched the ‘Choose Plastic’ marketing campaign. Read more

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Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

VinylPlus

25 sustainable growing stations consisting of waste PVC plastic pipes found in recycling centres formed the framework of a green festival in Aarhus, Denmark. Read more

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Covestro supplies materials for Signify

Signify

Covestro is providing connected lighting systems provider Signify with polycarbonate for its 3D printing capabilities. Read more

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Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

Ulma Packaging UK

A more circular approach to plastic packaging will be key to hitting ambitious international plastic recycling targets, according to prominent packaging machinery supplier Ulma. Read more

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CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

Business Wire

The new 38mm D-KL liner-less HDPE closure (38D-KL) from Closure Systems International (CSI) is designed with consumer and dairy producer satisfaction in mind. Read more

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Henkel extends partnership with Plastic Bank

Henkel

Henkel is extending its collaboration with Plastic Bank for another five years following the achievements of the partnership launched in 2017. Read more

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Clariant’s Licocare additives receive sustainability award

Clariant

Clariant has announced that the US-based Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has awarded the Material Health Certificate GOLD level certification to Licocare RBW products Read more

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Plastics players unite to improve recycling

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS is leading the RECIPAM project, which is funded by the Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI). The participants include the companies ACTECO, UBE, FAPERIN and REPOL Read more

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Cups and trays manufactured from recycled plastic is precisely what battenfeld-cincinnati, Illig Maschinenbau, and Der Grüne Punkt (The Green Dot) are producing in a joint project. Read more

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EREMA Group concludes a successful K 2019

EREMA Group

The EREMA Group's assessment of K 2019 is positive, with all seven companies and business units presenting its range of products and services. Read more

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Henkel employees organise plastic collection activities

Henkel

Henkel has launched a global employee initiative as part of its commitment to foster a functioning circular economy and reduce plastic waste in the environment. Read more

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Clariant and Polymateria launch Biotransformation tech partnership

Clariant

UK-based biodegradable and compostable plastics producers Polymateria has announced a partnership with Clariant, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, to bring its new Biotransformation technology to market in South East Asia. Read more

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TOMRA introduces deep learning add-on for AUTOSORT machinery

TOMRA Sorting Recycling

TOMRA Sorting Recycling is launching a deep learning-based sorting technology named GAIN to further enhance the performance of its industry-leading sensor-based sorting machines. Read more

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Programme confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

Plastics Recyclers Europe

The final programme has been released for the upcoming Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019, which will take place on 21-22 November at the Tangla Hotel in Brussels. Read more

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Borealis commits to upcycling with Lindner technology

Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

Borealis has been consistent in its efforts to drive plastics circularity and is developing regranulates of the highest quality with innovative products created with partners from the waste management and plastics industries. Read more

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INEOS Styrolution and Sirap agree joint project

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INEOS Styrolution has announced an agreement with food packaging producer Sirap to develop packaging solutions based on chemically recycled polystyrene. Read more

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RETAL cleans up with WFO in Cyprus

RETAL

The first of RETAL’s clean-up events has taken place in with more than 30 volunteers removing plastic waste from the coastline to be repurposed into meaningful products. Read more

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The industry’s progress and new developments to increase sustainability and circularity of plastics were unveiled at PlasticsEurope’s press conference at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Conversio MD Christoph Lindner

VDMA

Most plastic waste in the oceans come from countries that have no or poorly functioning waste systems. Many are in Asia and, if you want to prevent it, something must be done there in situ. Read more

K 2019

  • Suntory Group joins Global Plastic Action Partnership

    Kangsadarn.S / Shutterstock.com

    Suntory Group joins Global Plastic Action Partnership

  • PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

    Amcor Rigid Packaging

    PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

    PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

  • Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

    Audia Elastomers

    Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

  • Covestro supplies materials for Signify

    Signify

    Covestro supplies materials for Signify

    Signify is the first manufacturer to produce 3D printed luminaires on an industrial scale. Covestro's polycarbonate used for this fulfils customer requirements such as high impact and heat resistance, freedom of design, optical transparency and flame retardancy, and is completely recyclable.

  • Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

    Ulma Packaging UK

    Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

  • CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

    Business Wire

    CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

    CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

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