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Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

RIGK

Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

The European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations (EPRO) reviews the third International Recycling Forum in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read more

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Design for recycling: the way forward for the plastics industry

Plastics Recyclers Europe

Over 300 participants gathered in Brussels for the Plastics Recyclers Europe Annual Meeting 2019 to debate plastics recyclability and the latest plastics recycling developments. Read more

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Plastics Recycling Awards Europe entry deadline extended

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Organisers of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 have extended the entry deadline for all seven award categories until Friday 6 December 2019. The judging panel for the 2020 awards has also been announced. Read more

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RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

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The findings of an independent laboratory testing of ‘VO+ LLDPE’ technology show that it has minor recyclability issues and is suitable for recycling in a polyethylene film stream. Read more

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PE flexible films recycling: new findings for functional barriers

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The RecyClass Platform has carried out tests on the compatibility of the ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier in polyethlene film with the recycling process. Read more

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Programme confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

Plastics Recyclers Europe

The final programme has been released for the upcoming Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019, which will take place on 21-22 November at the Tangla Hotel in Brussels. Read more

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EuPC, PlasticsEurope and PRE oppose Italy plastic tax

EuPC

During a meeting held during the 2019 K trade show, the three presidents of Europe’s plastics industry associations agreed to oppose the Italian Government’s tax proposal of €1,000 per tonne of plastic packaging. Read more

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First technology for PE Film ‘EcoLam High Plus’ by Constantia Flexibles tested by RecyClass

Plastics Recyclers Europe

The findings of an independent laboratory testing of ‘EcoLam High Plus’ technology show it is consistent with recycling. It improves the recyclability of the current, widely available technologies for functional barriers used in PE films. Read more

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Outline programme released for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

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The outline programme has been released for the upcoming Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019, which will take place on November 21-22, at the Tangla Hotel in Brussels. Read more

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EasyD4R is based on public and recognised criteria catalogues

Henkel

Recyclable packaging is a prerequisite for a functioning circular economy. In order to quickly and reliably determine the recyclability of new packaging, Henkel uses its specially developed software tool EasyD4R. Read more

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Recyclable HDPE packaging with RecyClass

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With the goal of supporting the efforts of the industry towards increased plastic packaging recyclability, RecyClass has released the Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for HDPE Containers. Read more

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First speakers confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting

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The first speakers have been confirmed for this year’s Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting, which will take place in Brussels between 21-22 November. Read more

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PE recycling accelerates circular economy

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Plastics Recyclers Europe has published a paper identifying the prerequisites for increasing recycling of flexible polyethylene into a high-quality raw material while ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective process. Read more

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Plastics Recyclers Europe releases plastic sorting guidance

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Plastic packaging represents the biggest share of the European plastic demand and the waste generated and collected for recycling in Europe. Read more

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Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

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With a total recycling capacity of 1.7 million tonnes, rigid, post-consumer and post-industrial polyolefins, particularly HDPE and PP, are in the group of the most recycled streams in Europe. Read more

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The paper further elaborates on the measures that need to be taken in order to advance the treatment of this stream in the EU and presents the state of play in its production and recycling Read more

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Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019 will take place in Amsterdam on 10 and 11 April.

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New ways to recycle plastics, technologies to improve recycling processes and new applications for recycled plastics are among the many innovations on show at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019, taking place at the RAI Amsterdam Read more

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RPC bpi protec’s X-EnviroShrink has been named as a finalist in two leading recycling awards

RPC bpi protec

RPC bpi protec’s X-EnviroShrink has been named as a finalist in two leading recycling awards, underlining its innovative and sustainable approach to the latest flexible packaging solutions. Read more

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Kęstutis Sadauskas

G. Boulougouris European Commission

Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director Circular Economy and Green Growth DG Environment at the European Commission, will formally open the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Conference at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 April 2019. Read more

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The Plastics Recycling Show Europe will be held in Amsterdam in April

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The shortlist for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 has been published with the winners announced on 11 April during the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam. Read more

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  • Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

    RIGK

    Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

    EPRO General Secretary Peter Sundt (left) and Jan Bauer, authorised representative of RIGK, were delighted with the event.

  • Design for recycling: the way forward for the plastics industry

    Plastics Recyclers Europe

    Design for recycling: the way forward for the plastics industry

    Paolo Glerean

  • Plastics Recycling Awards Europe entry deadline extended

    PRAE 2020

    Plastics Recycling Awards Europe entry deadline extended

  • RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

    via Shutterstock

    RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

  • PE flexible films recycling: new findings for functional barriers

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    PE flexible films recycling: new findings for functional barriers

  • Programme confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

    Plastics Recyclers Europe

    Programme confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

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