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European Parliament to host high-level oceans conference

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The European Parliament and Commission will host a conference covering global ocean governance, a sustainable blue economy, and healthy, clean seas and oceans on Tuesday 19 March. Read more

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WPC welcomes marine litter resolution

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The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) has approved resolution UNEP/EA.4/L.10, which calls for a more co-operative effort to eliminate discharges of marine litter and microplastics into the ocean. Read more

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AIMPLAS

It is estimated that the existing pollution levels in indoor environments are two to five times higher than outdoor environments. In order to address this, different technologies that purify indoor air are emerging. Read more

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PureCycle Technologies

PureCycle Technologies

US-based PureCycle Technologies has partnered with global industrial manufacturer, Milliken & Company, and the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé SA Read more

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Agoria Solar Car

Agoria Solar Team

Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce their support for a Belgium-based racing team participating in the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. Read more

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Carmen Michels, MD

FKuR

As part of the current discussions regarding the ecological sense and consequences of the use of plastics, bio-based as well as biodegradable plastics are taking on an as yet unidentified special status. Read more

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During its second year, the project will address the challenge of finding a recovery way for marine waste

AIMPLAS

The AIMPLAS co-ordinated RepescaPlas Project has completed its first year with more than 3,000 kilos of marine litter collected from the Galician and Valencian coasts in Spain. Read more

industry

Tetra Pak package enhances distribution efficiency

Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube package, offering an efficient packaging solution for dairy, juice and liquid food. Read more

materials

Response and responsibility

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Response and responsibility

The plastic problem no longer requires explanation as it has become synonymous with the 21st century human condition. Read more

5 Mar 2019 14:15 editor's blog

The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan

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The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan it adopted in December 2015. Read more

industry

Borealis CEO Alfred Stern

Borealis

With an anticipated start-up in 2021, the new unit will double site capacity and introduce new products into the North American market. Read more

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European Bioplastics (EUBP) invites proposals for the 14th European Bioplastics Conference taking place on 3-4 December 2019 at the Titanic Chaussee Hotel in Berlin. Read more

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nova-Institute names top six CO2 utilisation candidates

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Six new technologies and products from five countries have been selected from 20 applications and are now nominated for the innovation award of the nova-Institute’s Seventh Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers. Read more

industry

Eco-Line drinking cups

RPC Group

Eco-Line drinking cups from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller have provided a sustainable solution for an annual French jazz festival. Read more

materials

Cologne, Germany

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With more than 60 participants already registered, the organisers of the 12th International Conference on Bio-based Materials expect a record number of participants at the Maturnushaus in Cologne, Germany, on 15 and 16 May 2019. Read more

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Karmenu Vella

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The European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, joined Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete in participating in a High Level Conference on Climate Change and Oceans Preservation Read more

industry

The G1 is designed to meet the needs of craft and artisan brewers

Wavegrip

WaveGrip’s G1 multi-packing applicator is helping Canadian artisanal brewery Lagabière in its aim to double its canning output over the next few years, as well as delivering a more sustainable, environmentally friendly multi-packing solution. Read more

machinery

The fast and lightweight Sonnenwagen

Covestro

A team of students from RWTH Aachen University and FH Aachen plan to enter their self-constructed, solar-powered electric car in perhaps the world’s toughest solar car race: the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2019. Read more

machinery

At JEC World 2019 Covestro will present continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP). They can be reinforced with carbon (left) or glass fibers and lend parts made thereof low weight yet high strength.

Covestro

Covestro has been committed to developing material solutions for composites for several years and is now a leading provider. At JEC World 2019 from 12-14 March in Paris, Covestro will present itself as a solution provider for various industries Read more

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Bag it up

With the world’s media asking questions of the packaging industry, and of single-use plastic carrier bags in particular, EPPM got in touch and asked Alpha for their definition of the environmental pros and cons of the familiar shopping receptacle Read more

14 Feb 2019 15:16 editor's blog

  • RKW ProVent ECORE 5 plastic sack

    RKW

    RKW ProVent ECORE 5 plastic sack

    RKW ProVent ECORE 5 plastic sack

  • European Parliament to host high-level oceans conference

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    European Parliament to host high-level oceans conference

  • WPC welcomes marine litter resolution

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    WPC welcomes marine litter resolution

  • PureCycle Technologies

    PureCycle Technologies

    PureCycle Technologies

  • Agoria Solar Car

    Agoria Solar Team

    Agoria Solar Car

    Agoria Solar Car

  • Patrick Zimmermann

    FKuR

    Patrick Zimmermann

    Patrick Zimmermann

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