Petcore Europe

As new regulations allow larger plastic aerosols, and higher pressures in containers, Petcore Europe has formed a taskforce to assess aerosol recyclability. more

13 Feb 2018 11:53 industry

European plastics industry leaders have committed to champion the plastics Circular Economy by launching Circularity Platforms aimed at reaching a 50 per cent plastic waste recycling target by 2040. more

16 Jan 2018 16:41 industry

The nations of Western Europe have shown they have some bottle when it comes to PET collection and recycling, increasing retention of bottle material with an increased share from Spain and Britain. more

19 Dec 2017 15:43 materials

The European Union is yet to authorise processes for recycling plastics for use in food contact applications, presenting an obstacle to the plastics Circular Economy, causing frustration for the PET production industry. more

10 Oct 2017 15:58 industry

A long awaited legislation for grades of recycled food packaging has led Plastic Recyclers Europe to describe the inaction as 'legislative no-man's land'. more

5 Oct 2017 11:48 industry

Petcore Europe, the organisation representing the entire European PET value chain, has welcomed eight new high-profile members in 2017 including Sidel, Plastipak and L'Oréal. more

8 May 2017 11:57 industry

Petcore Europe’s Executive Director Patrick Peuch has handed over to Christian Crépet to lead Petcore Europe’s Board. more

3 Apr 2017 12:29 industry

Petcore panel


February was a very Circular Economy-focused month for EPPM and for European plastics in general. We look back on the last knowledge-packed 28 days. more

28 Feb 2017 16:47 blog

Petcore Europe has requested representatives to join its ODR Working Group on Opaque and Difficult to Recycle PET Packaging. more

24 Feb 2017 12:30 industry

Petcore panel


The Petcore Europe Conference in Brussels on February 1st highlighted challenges from a range of stakeholders more

22 Feb 2017 16:35 industry

The Petcore Europe Conference 2017 focused on how plastics processors navigate the Circular Economy. But just how much does the industry need to do, or can do, and how much is up to consumer choice? more

2 Feb 2017 16:10 industry

A recent report puts PET collection and recycling rates on a five per cent increase, with over half of all plastic bottles in Europe being collected for recycling. more

8 Dec 2016 16:54 industry

PET Thermoforms

Petcore Europe

Guest post: Petcore Europe explores the challenges of recycling PET thermoforms

Petcore Europe explores the challenges of recycling PET thermoforms and how the industry can tackle the sustainability issue, putting their work in line with the Circular Economy. more

17 Jun 2016 14:10 guest blogs

The Petcore Europe Conference, which took place in Brussels on February 23rd 2016, has been hailed a success, with 160 experts attending the sell-out event. more

14 Mar 2016 11:23 industry

The annual Petcore Europe Conference will be taking place in Brussels on November 24th 2015, bringing together experts from the whole PET value chain to discuss sustainability issues in the world of PET. more

22 Oct 2015 16:15 industry

With 57 per cent of all PET in Europe being recycled in 2014, the continent is leading the way as a green region. But with only 79 per cent of installed PET recycling capacity being utilised, individual nations could do more, Petcore Europe claims. more

28 Sep 2015 16:20 industry

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet






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