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Operation Clean Sweep

Karl-H. Foerster, Executive Director of PlasticsEurope

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PlasticsEurope adopted its new Operating Rules in June 2019, making Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), the industry programme to prevent plastic pellet loss into the environment, compulsory to all of its members as of 1 January 2020. Read more

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Nurdle pollution poses a growing threat to marine animals and marine ecosystems

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All sectors of the plastic industry must urgently deliver on their promise to stop plastic pellet pollution, conservationists have said, with the threat to marine animals posed by this type of microplastic growing daily Read more

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Biesterfeld Plastic and its subsidiaries signed up to the initiative at the end of January Read more

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Repsol is continuing to carry out multiple projects to improve its product end of life management. Read more

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Guggenheim

Guggenheim Museum, New York.

April brought EPPM readers some fairly high-profile plastics news, including LANXESS' acquisition of Chemtura, Milliken and 3M being singled out among the most ethical companies on the planet. Read more

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Pellets Beach Carousel

Copyright The Great Nurdle Hunt, via Facebook

Fidra is working hard to raise awareness within plastics processing and the wider materials handling and transportation industries that waste plastics are not just a problem at the consumer end of the supply chain. Read more

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The China Plastics Processing Industry Association has joined Operation Clean Sweep to do its bit in keeping the oceans free of plastic. Read more

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  • Karl-H. Foerster, Executive Director of PlasticsEurope

    PlasticsEurope

    Karl-H. Foerster, Executive Director of PlasticsEurope

    Karl-H. Foerster, Executive Director of PlasticsEurope

  • Pellets in the area of Tarragona beach, Spain

    PlasticsEurope

    Pellets in the area of Tarragona beach, Spain

    Pellets in the area of Tarragona beach, Spain

  • Nurdle pollution poses a growing threat to marine animals and marine ecosystems

    via Shuterstock

    Nurdle pollution poses a growing threat to marine animals and marine ecosystems

    Nurdle pollution poses a growing threat to marine animals and marine ecosystems

  • A Zero Pellet Loss (ZPL) initiative was initially launched by PlasticsEurope in 2013

    via Shutterstock

    A Zero Pellet Loss (ZPL) initiative was initially launched by PlasticsEurope in 2013

    A ZPL initiative was initially launched by PlasticsEurope in 2013

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