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Environment

Constantia Flexibles was recognised for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks, and develop the low-carbon economy, based on the data submitted by the company through CDP’s 2019 climate change questionnaire Read more

industry

The EuPC has said that the decision is not in line with the assessment of the European Chemicals Agency and will seriously damage the circular economy of plastics in Europe Read more

industry

Virginijus Sinkevicius has drawn criticism from the plastics and packaging industries after telling Die Welt newspaper that the Commission was looking at a ban on plastic packaging Read more

industry

Neste has now been included on the list continuously for longer than any other energy company in the world Read more

industry

You need to know about these packaging trends for 2020

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You need to know about these packaging trends for 2020

Guest blogger Megan Ray Nichols returns with her thoughts on the direction in which sustainable packaging will lean in 2020. Read more

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AEPW and Plug and Play open second innovations hub

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The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) and Plug and Play have opened the application window for the European hub of the End Plastic Waste accelerator programme, based in Paris. Read more

materials

Exporta expand pallet box and crate range

Exporta

Exporta has expanded its shipping crate range with the addition of their new Collapsible Cardboard Crates. Read more

materials

The Green Deal concept includes a set of specific measures and initiatives that are designed to guide the implementation process, and amongst other sectors, the Commission has a special emphasis on the plastic industry Read more

industry

Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

Sulapac

Helsinki-based Sulapac and Stora Enso are launching a renewable and microplastic-free straw to combat the global problem of plastic waste. Read more

materials

Design for recycling: the way forward for the plastics industry

Plastics Recyclers Europe

Over 300 participants gathered in Brussels for the Plastics Recyclers Europe Annual Meeting 2019 to debate plastics recyclability and the latest plastics recycling developments. Read more

materials

Schenck Process plants first career trees in Darmstadt

Schenck Process

Taking ‘Growing together: plant a tree, start your career’ as its slogan, the Schenck Process Europe training team kicked off its first career tree campaign in October. Read more

industry

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

materials

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

materials

Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

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Too much plastic waste plus too few schools has led a factory in Côte D’Ivoire to combine the problems by building schools from discarded flip-flops and tyres. Read more

materials

LANXESS sets ambitious climate target

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LANXESS has set itself an ambitious climate target by aiming to become climate-neutral by 2040. Read more

industry

The Ocean Cleanup unveils The Interceptor to tackle most polluted rivers

The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup has unveiled its invention to prevent the unrelenting flow of plastic pollution into the world’s oceans. Read more

machinery

TOMRA President and CEO Stefan Ranstrand

TOMRA

During the Our Ocean conference in Oslo, TOMRA president and CEO Stefan Ranstrand announced a commitment to enable 40 per cent of plastic packaging produced globally each year to be collected for recycling by 2030. Read more

machinery

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

Orpic, Milliken and MEAF partner for sustainability

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At K 2019, Orpic's Luban PP sheet combined with a MEAF extruder to produce more recyclable products for Milliken. Read more

K 2019

Covestro plans to promote circular economy

Covestro

Covestro plans to place a strong focus on the circular economy and to be a creative force for the entire plastics industry. Read more

K 2019

  • PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

    PACCOR

    PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

  • Zoppas Industries chooses eprcommunicazione for press and public affairs activities

  • IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

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    IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

    Dr Martin Engelmann

  • UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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    UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

  • UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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    UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

  • HP Inc. joins Project STOP

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    HP Inc. joins Project STOP

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