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Mondi Group funds Kenyan start-up

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An innovative Kenyan company which turns plastic waste into affordable roof tiles has been given a financial boost by Mondi Group. Read more

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Colgate-Palmolive joins Loop

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Colgate-Palmolive has joined TerraCycle’s Loop initiative for reusable, refillable packaging in an effort to reduce plastic waste. Read more

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Huhtamaki fibre-based trays set to replace black plastic

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UK-based retailer Waitrose & Partners has collaborated with Huhtamaki, Saladworks and Södra in an accelerated development project with the aim of finding a plastic-replacing, sustainable solution for ready meal trays. Read more

German minister launches PREVENT Waste Alliance

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Minister for Economic co-operation and Development Dr Gerd Müller has officially launched the PREVENT Waste Alliance alongside the Indonesian Ambassador and over 30 organisations in Berlin. Read more

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Graham Packaging commits to sustainable packaging by 2025

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US-based plastic packaging solutions company Graham Packaging recently signed the Ellen MacArthur Foundation New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, stating that by 2025 100 per cent of plastic packaging can be reused, recycled or composted. Read more

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Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

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Covestro is a partner of the global Carbon Footprint Challenge, an international business idea competition supported by leading global companies from different industries such as Bühler, Evonik and Oracle, as well as by nine top European universities Read more

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Plaswood Hero

RPC Group

UK-based Plaswood has launched its range of ‘Hero’picnic tables that match style with sustainability to transform external spaces with elegant, durable furniture. Read more

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RecyClass accelerates recyclability with science-based data

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Much of the plastic packaging on the market requires a redesign to become circular. Design for recycling is the starting point in ensuring the genuine circularity of plastics and reaching the 55 per cent recycling target by 2030 in Europe. Read more

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FKuR introduces cosmetic tubes from bio-based PE

FKuR

Cosmetic tubes made using Braskem‘s bio-based Green PE combine sustainability, recyclability and attractiveness. FKuR, a leading producer and distributor of bioplastic granulates, will present successful applications at CosmeticBusiness 2019 Read more

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Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

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On 29 and 30 May, MeetingPack 2019, held in Valencia, Spain, will present cutting-edge solutions in sustainable plastic packaging for food and beverages. Read more

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Arla achieves sustainable packaging target

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Denmark-based dairy products co-operative Arla Foods has achieved its packaging sustainability target of making more than a billion pots and cartons more sustainable. Read more

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plastship

plastship

plastship GmbH, launched on 6 May 2019, is a new trading and service platform for buyers and sellers of regrinds, re-granulates and recyclates. Read more

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Succinct Explanations

RPC Group

With so much negative publicity surrounding plastic packaging in the consumer media, RPC Group created a series of short videos that aim to give a succinct and balanced response to some of the frequently asked questions on this issue. Read more

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HOTBIN composter

DS Smith Plastics

DS Smith Plastics will be springing into the horticultural season by exhibiting their popular HOTBIN composting bin at the first show of the year, the RHS Malvern Spring Festival. Read more

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Henkel's Social Plastic products

Henkel

Henkel is taking the next step in its collaboration with social enterprise Plastic Bank: The Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care consumer business units will launch product packaging made of 100 per cent recycled plastic. Read more

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P&G partners to improve palm oil supply chain

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In celebration of Earth Week and to further its commitment to drive a more sustainable future, Procter & Gamble announced a new collaboration to help improve the livelihood of smallholders within the P&G palm supply chain in Malaysia Read more

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AmLite Ultra Recyclable

Amcor

Amcor has launched AmLite Ultra Recyclable, its first packaging product made from the company’s more sustainable high-barrier polyolefin film announced last year. Read more

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With its co-operation partners, the ECC Ecological Cleaning and Care GmbH of the Werner & Mertz Group is presenting the Recyclate Initiative at the international trade show PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) in Amsterdam. Read more

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Are you Searious…?

EPPM approached Willemijn Peeters to find out what has driven her to numerous successes and achievements, as well as what continues to drive her ambition to change the world, and the world of plastics production Read more

25 Apr 2019 11:55 editor's blog

Chemical recycling recovers PU from landfills for use as raw material

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is participating in FOAM2FOAM to obtain raw materials from polyurethane waste that would otherwise have ended up in landfills or mechanically recycled to obtain low value-added products. Read more

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  • Mondi Group funds Kenyan start-up

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    Mondi Group funds Kenyan start-up

  • Colgate-Palmolive joins Loop

    Leonard Zhukovsky / Shutterstock.com

    Colgate-Palmolive joins Loop

  • Brightmark Energy pioneers US plastics-to-fuel facility

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    Brightmark Energy pioneers US plastics-to-fuel facility

  • CARBIOS welcomes new Scientific Advisory Board members

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    CARBIOS welcomes new Scientific Advisory Board members

  • Huhtamaki fibre-based trays set to replace black plastic

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    Huhtamaki fibre-based trays set to replace black plastic

  • German minister launches PREVENT Waste Alliance

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    German minister launches PREVENT Waste Alliance

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