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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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The Steering Board expresses their sincere appreciation for Foerster’s achievements over the past six years. Read more

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EYDC UK finals gathers more than 70 UK students

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More than 70 students from 13 UK schools gathered on 17 June at King’s College London for the UK National Finals of the European Youth Debating Competition (EYDC). Read more

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EPCA and PlasticsEurope promote STEM debate

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The European Petrochemical Association and PlasticsEurope have joined forces to promote STEM education and sustainability through the European Youth Debating Competition (EYDC), which aims to promote science and sustainability Read more

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This year, the topic of the debate is “Rethink, Reuse, Recycle: how would you shape a sustainable future with plastics and petrochemicals?” Read more

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

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Following the release of its first Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) report in 2017, PlasticsEurope made the OCS programme a top priority in 2018, setting new targets for its members as part of the Plastics 2030 Voluntary Commitment. Read more

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IdentiPlast 2019

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Dow, the BPF and PlasticsEurope, will be among the key contributors at the leading European event for the recycling and recovery of plastic waste, IdentiPlast 2019. Read more

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The winners of the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe were given trophies from 3D Printed recycled ABS at the ceremony at the RAI Amsterdam. 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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Europe, Canada and South Africa are making strong progress in household packaging collection and recycling but wide disparities remain a block to reaching a circular economy. Read more

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Europe’s youngsters to debate on Smart Cities of the future and the role of Plastics and Petrochemicals. Read more

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German chemical specialist BASF will join the World Plastics Council, along with LyondellBasell. Read more

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PolyTalk, PlasticsEurope’s Forum to debate and engage in environmental challenges will be held in Malta Read more

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The European Budget Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has the plastics industry sighted in his crosshairs to raise funds to keep the EU ship afloat. Read more

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The UK government has banned microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products. Read more

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A survey by PlasticsEurope has shown a worrying lack of progress for household plastics separation in three major European nations. Read more

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Synthetic rubber maker Trinseo has pledged support for efforts to turn recycled plastic into polystyrene. Read more

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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'. Read more

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Pan-European plastics debate comes to a close with final ten students awarded in Berlin. Read more

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Most-read European plastics headlines: September 2017

In September, circularity was top of the agenda for EPPM readers once again, with the PlasticsEurope 'Innovation with plastics for a circular and resource-efficient Europe' event in Brussels gaining the most interest. Read more

29 Sep 2017 11:17 editor's blog

  • 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

  • EYDC UK finals gathers more than 70 UK students

    PlasticsEurope

    EYDC UK finals gathers more than 70 UK students

  • EPCA and PlasticsEurope promote STEM debate

    via Shutterstock

    EPCA and PlasticsEurope promote STEM debate

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

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    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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