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In a post-China waste import ban world, the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy (CEWEP) is optimistic, publishing optimistic data in its 2018 Waste-to-Energy Waste Barometer. more

industry

Today, unrecyclable plastics face a fork in the road in the waste stream: incineration or landfill. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke explores whether a sustainability case can be made for either. more

industry

The European plastics industry has reassured stakeholders of its commitment to supporting the Circular Economy Package. more

industry

European Green Capital Essen boasts 50 years of zero landfill

Essen, the European Green Capital for 2017, boasts unbelievable sustainability credentials for a post-industrial town including zero domestic rubbish to landfill since the 1960s. more

25 Jan 2017 12:29 editor's blog

An Australian start-up is gaining serious international traction for its Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor technology, which can transform paper, pulp and hard-to-recycle plastics into a petroleum substitute. more

industry

At the PRE Annual Meeting in June 2016, delegates discussed how quality sorting is the key to increasing plastics recycling in Europe. more

industry

TEPPFA members have committed to ambitious new plastic pipe recycling targets in Europe exceeding current targets set by VinylPlus. But these volumes will only be met if the EU reviews its legislation preventing some additives from being recycled. more

industry

Ahead of RECOUP, the plastics recycling conference, speaker Prof Dr Helmut Maurer of the European Commission has called for a landfill ban and to approach plastics more intelligently, facilitating recycling, re-use and repair. more

industry

After the success of bringing down plastic bag usage in a bid to curb waste with a 'plastic bag charge', could disposable coffee cups be next? more

industry

EuPC has made its approval of the European Commission's new Circular Economy proposal known, but the organisation still feels the package needs to be yet more ambitious than its previous incarnation. more

industry

Is Europe ready to pay for plastic bags?

Europe is preparing for a blanket plastic bag charge, but while the measure is good for the environment what does this mean for the consumer? more

7 Jan 2015 09:52 editor's blog

Scientists at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically-Inspired Engineering have developed a biodegradable material utilising properties from shrimp shells and spiders' webs. more

materials

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