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SABIC

SABIC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Plastic Energy Ltd., a pioneer in chemical plastics recycling, for the supply of feedstock to support SABIC’s petrochemical operations in Europe. more

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NGR

The company says it was a successful day which included a demonstration of a new and innovative Liquid State Polycondensation system. more

industry

Solvay’s Technyl4earth embodies the circular economy mission and we wanted to learn how the high-spec material made from car airbags is carving out its key markets. more

materials

VinylPlus is continuing its commitment to supporting a sustainable framework for the PVC value chain in Europe by launching its new VinylPlus Product Label. more

industry

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EREMA

The programme offers overall solutions for recycling projects. more

industry

Henry Ford may have had it right about how to make cars look good, but when it comes to packaging, black is becoming unfashionable. Here are what two major organisations are suggesting manufacturers do to stop black plastic from being landfilled. more

materials

OK, so it’s not magic – but NIR sorting technology is a real life dark art, allowing black plastics to be separated for recycling thanks to technology such as Ampacet’s black masterbatch solutions. more

materials

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DSM Engineering Plastics

DSM and Starboard collaboration transforms discarded fishing nets from waste into high-end surfboard components. more

materials

In a post-China waste import ban world, the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy (CEWEP) is optimistic, publishing optimistic data in its 2018 Waste-to-Energy Waste Barometer. more

industry

In an exclusive from our sister title Packaging Europe, Amcor sets out to transform the circular capability of flexible packaging with the launch of a new polyolefin barrier film – a platform technology for packaging a huge variety of products. more

industry

Awakening of the Eco Warrior 2.0

The war on plastics has led to the awakening of the Eco Warrior 2.0, but does this well-meaning everyday environmental activist need another upgrade if change is really going to happen? more

7 Sep 2018 15:43 editor's blog

Agricultural film is a huge challenge for plastics recyclers, as large quantities need to be collected for recycling but the process of decontaminating these used agricultural films is expensive and resource-intensive. more

industry

Borealis has reiterated its commitment to plastic recycling and developing recycling technologies with the completion of its acquisition of Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling. more

industry

France is introducing a penalty system next year that will raise the cost of goods packaged with non-recyclable plastics. more

industry

Desert island bits

Revisiting the original Blue Planet series, it’s easy to see how much of a difference there is between the first and second series. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke considers Blue Planet in light of a recent study of plastic pollution in the Pitcairn Islands. more

17 Aug 2018 10:49 editor's blog

Veolia will collect 120 million coffee cups for recycling in 2019. more

industry

LyondellBasell has announced a collaboration with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to advance the chemical recycling of plastic materials. more

industry

The EU sponsors €2.6 million (approximately £2.3 million) to “Zero Cabin Waste” pilot project in Madrid to address opportunities for more sustainable packaging. more

industry

Cutting off half the plastic waste flow in ten key rivers worldwide could block the flow of 45 per cent of the plastic waste at risk of floating into the sea, according to American Chemical Society research. more

industry

The University of Georgia has published its findings into the impact China’s National Sword ban on plastic waste imports will have on the global volume of plastic waste. more

industry

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