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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. more

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

industry

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

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

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Why don’t environmental influencers engage with the plastics industry?

Environmental influencers are fighting for the same cause as the plastics industry – to eliminate plastic waste from the environment – and yet they do not engage in conversation with us. Rose Brooke responds to an editorial by Natalie Bennett. more

1 May 2018 16:29 editor's blog

The Sustainability Awards 2018, organised by Packaging Europe magazine and hosted at Scanpack, Gothenburg, aims to shine a spotlight on packaging that has a lessened environmental impact. more

industry

Agilyx Corporation and INEOS Styrolution sign joint development agreement for polystyrene recycling in the USA. more

industry

Stadler calls for collection uniformity as recycling targets increase due to new legislation. more

industry

Just how real is sustainability on the shelf?

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke’s blog on green consumerism asks if sustainability on the shelf is something we are seeing more of, do the brands making green promises do enough for their customers? more

20 Apr 2018 10:56 editor's blog

Nestlé has announced its ambition to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. more

industry

Repsol is continuing to carry out multiple projects to improve its product end of life management. more

industry

Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Milan

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The European Plastics Converting Industry event will take place in Milan on the 24th-25th May 2018. more

industry

Out of sight, out of mind no more: An open letter to the plastics industry

Naturalist and author Sarah Roberts believes the plastics industry can put pressure on brand-owners to help consumers close the plastics circular economy loop, as the ocean plastic crisis reaches boiling point in the media. more

12 Feb 2018 11:20 guest blogs

Circular economy practices are being adopted by big brands leading the way for other brand-owners, retailers and plastics processors to make the consumables market more sustainable. more

industry

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SABIC is displaying its ICEhouse at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. more

materials

LIFE RECYPACK project will divert 57,000 tons of plastic waste from landfills every year. more

industry

European plastics industry leaders have committed to champion the plastics Circular Economy by launching Circularity Platforms aimed at reaching a 50 per cent plastic waste recycling target by 2040. more

industry

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute have enhanced collaboration to improve education about the circular economy more

industry

Axion is taking the lead in the quest for plastic circularity by launching a 'Design for Recycling' service that aims to help the value chain to ensure packaging are optimised for end of life without impeding the quality of the product itself. more

industry

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