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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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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

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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

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The Ocean Cleanup unveils The Interceptor to tackle most polluted rivers

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

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TOMRA President and CEO Stefan Ranstrand

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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

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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

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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

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Covestro plans to promote circular economy

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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

ENGEL producing miniature waste containers at K

ENGEL

As injection moulding machine manufacturer and system solution provider, ENGEL supports its customers in designing increasing numbers of products for the use of recycled materials Read more

K 2019

iMulch Consortium

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What is the impact of agricultural mulch foils on terrestrial ecosystems?

In the “iMulch” project, funded by the EU and the German federate state North Rhine-Westphalia, scientists are developing new measuring methods to analyse the effects of plastics (micro and macro plastics) on soils and drainage waters. Read more

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Finnish wood-based plastic generating international interest

Woodly Oy

Finland-based Woodly Oy is developing a new kind of carbon-neutral plastic, also named Woodly, from cellulose from sustainably managed and FSC certified forests. Read more

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GlobalData Unilever promise plastic millennials greta thunberg

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Carmen Bryan, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, says Unilever’s plan to cut plastic use will be appealing to most young shoppers around the world. Read more

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BASF and Quantafuel to drive chemical recycling

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BASF is to invest €20m in Quantafuel, a specialist for pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste and purification of pyrolysis oil, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Read more

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Ocean Cleanup captures Pacific plastics

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Ocean Cleanup, an environmental initiative originating from the Netherlands, has announced that System 001/B is successfully capturing and collecting plastic debris from the Pacific Ocean. Read more

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Schenck Process plants more than 500 trees for German Unity Day

Schenck Process

As part of the ‘Einheitsbuddeln’ tree planting campaign on German Unity Day, Schenck Process is donating more than 500 trees. Read more

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Danish hospital collects PVC oxygen masks for recycling

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PVCMed Alliance and PVC Information Council Denmark participate in a project supported by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency where used oxygen masks are collected and treated with supercritical CO2 technology before recycling. Read more

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Emsur awarded EcoVadis silver medal

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Emsur Poland, Jozefow, and Emsur SPO, Ballée, France, have both been awarded the silver medal certificate in recognition of the company’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Read more

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Special Show: ‘Plastics shape the future’ at K 2019

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K 2019 is set to once again be the performance barometer and global innovations marketplace for the entire industry. Read more

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First Mile and Vegware partner on compostable packaging recycling

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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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  • 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

  • Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

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    Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

  • Conservationists call on industry players to support nurdle pollution eradication

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    Conservationists call on industry players to support nurdle pollution eradication

  • Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

    Frank Dejongh/UNICEF

    Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

    Children in a preschool built using plastic bricks in Gonzagueville, a suburb of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

  • Henkel extends partnership with Plastic Bank

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    Henkel extends partnership with Plastic Bank

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