Plastics Europe

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

16 Jan 2018 10:16 industry

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

11 Jan 2018 16:52 industry

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

9 Jan 2018 16:12 industry

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

29 Nov 2017 14:25 machinery

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

7 Nov 2017 11:12 materials

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

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

4 Oct 2017 16:53 industry

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. more

29 Sep 2017 11:17 editor's blog

PlasticsEurope presented the great challenges facing European plastics in light of the need for circularity in the industry at a dedicated event this week. more

20 Sep 2017 14:48 industry

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Three talented young speakers from the UK finals for the EPCA and Plastics Europe European Youth Debating Competition are off to Berlin for the European finals. more

18 Jul 2017 14:40 industry

The European plastics community is welcomed to 'the Island', this September, with the British plastics industry throwing wide its arms to the international marketplace. more

6 Jul 2017 14:21 industry

As EPPM kicks off Construction Month this July, we take a look at some of the key statistics relating to plastics and its place in the European construction sector. more

3 Jul 2017 09:00 industry

PlasticsEurope has launched an exciting new initiative aimed at driving rates of polystyrene recycling. more

29 Jun 2017 13:37 industry

Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis, has been elected President of PlasticsEurope at its AGM in Madrid. more

1 Jun 2017 14:02 industry

Following its creation in October 2016, the founding partners of the Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform have come together to help increase the circular economy. more

10 May 2017 10:17 industry

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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. more

19 Apr 2017 14:35 industry

Europe’s youngsters to debate petrochemistry and plastics in a competition organised by The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) and PlasticsEurope. more

7 Apr 2017 15:01 industry

‘Extremely ambitious objective’ – Plastics Europe welcomes tighter recycling regulations but believes the new EU landfill law is ‘challenging’. more

17 Mar 2017 12:19 industry

IdentiPlast 2017 brought together stakeholders across the plastics processing value chain to discuss how harnessing the potential of plastics in the waste stream closes the loop and adds value. EPPM's Rose Brooke reports from Vienna. more

28 Feb 2017 09:55 industry

The latest ‘Recyclability by Design’ report by RECOUP has been approved by a group headed by the BPF and Plastics Europe. more

6 Feb 2017 15:17 industry

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