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PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

PACCOR

DeliTwist, an innovative thermoformed screw-top pot made of rPET, has been awarded with the prestigious distinction ‘Oscar de l’Emballage’. The award, dubbed the ‘Oscar of the packaging business’, was handed over in front of more than 200 delegates Read more

materials

In Italy, the plastic debate involves citizens, professionals and institutions, as well as those who work on concrete solutions, respecting health and the environment. Read more

industry

IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

IK

In an interview in Die Welt the new EU Commissioner for Environment, Virginijus Sinkevicius, discussed a general ban on plastic packaging in Europe. Read more

materials

New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

Riverdale Global

Physical property tests carried out by Riverdale Global has demonstrated that the +Restore liquid additive is even more effective than originally claimed for improving the performance of plastics regrind based on post-consumer waste. Read more

materials

UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new competitions to develop smarter, greener, safer and more easily recyclable plastics. Read more

materials

TOMRA recognises the need for speed in new reverse vending machines

TOMRA

Reverse vending leader TOMRA has unveiled the TOMRA R1 machine which enables recyclers to pour more than 100 empty beverage containers into the machine in one go. Read more

machinery

Canada invests in Pyrowave cleantech

Pyrowave

The Canadian government has announced that Pyrowave will be one of 14 cleantech companies across Canada who will leverage funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to bring innovative clean technologies to market. Read more

machinery

HP Inc. joins Project STOP

SYSTEMIQ

HP Inc. in Indonesia has entered into a partnership with Project STOP, the circular waste management systems initiative to reduce ocean plastic pollution. Read more

materials

ERFMI signs Circular Plastic Alliance declaration

ERFMI

The European Resilient Flooring Manufacturers’ Institute has signed the Circular Plastics Alliance declaration, joining more than 100 partners across the plastics value chain who have made voluntary pledges to use or produce more recycled plastics Read more

industry

You need to know about these packaging trends for 2020

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You need to know about these packaging trends for 2020

Guest blogger Megan Ray Nichols returns with her thoughts on the direction in which sustainable packaging will lean in 2020. Read more

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BioSphere biodegradable additive for blow moulded PET

Colourmaster NIP Ltd

Colourmaster NIP Ltd introduces a new addition to the Biosphere range – the additive which significantly accelerates biodegradation of plastics in landfill, compost and marine environments. Read more

materials

Borouge’s recyclable packaging solutions spark interest at PLASTEX 2020

Borouge

Borouge is launching new packaging solutions of polymers that enable recyclability and help the packaging industry advance its sustainability and circular economy commitments. Read more

MEP

Brüggemann and Fraunhofer LBF have joined forces to successfully tackle one of the seemingly insurmountable problems of plastics recycling. Read more

materials

Vecoplan invests in machinery and employees

Vecoplan AG

Vecoplan AG, a leading supplier of machines and plants for shredding, conveying and processing primary and secondary raw materials in the production and materials cycle, is expected to achieve a double-digit percentage increase in sales. Read more

machinery

AEPW and Plug and Play open second innovations hub

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The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) and Plug and Play have opened the application window for the European hub of the End Plastic Waste accelerator programme, based in Paris. Read more

materials

Mondi supports Unilever with recyclable packaging solution

Mondi

Mondi is collaborating with Unilever to deliver a new PP mono-material solution in Turkey for its Knorr dry soup powder range. Read more

materials

Andaltec involved in LIFE Plasmix Project involved in LIFE Plasmix Project

Andaltec

The Technological Centre for Plastics (Andaltec) is playing a major role in the LIFE Plasmix Project, which is focused on the development of new recycling processes for plastic materials from urban solid waste processing plants. Read more

materials

Step up to China's rubber and plastic market

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Hosted in Shenzhen City, an international economic and trade centre in China, the Asia Rubber & Plastics Expo 2020 will put hundreds of quality exhibitors face to face with global professionals in a 30,000m squared show floor. Read more

materials

ExxonMobil introduces innovative solutions at Plastex

ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil will demonstrate at its Plastex booth (C10) how, by working together and utilising combined expertise, customers across the value chain can create differentiated solutions for a range of applications. Read more

MEP

Circularise, Covestro and Domo showcasing plastics traceability solution at CES 2020

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The Circularise PLASTICS collaborative project founded by polyamide supplier DOMO, materials manufacturer Covestro and Circularise, a supply chain transparency start-up, has reached the first milestone. Read more

industry

  • PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

    PACCOR

    PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

  • UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

    via Shutterstock

    UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

  • UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

    via Shutterstock

    UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

  • TOMRA recognises the need for speed in new reverse vending machines

    TOMRA

    TOMRA recognises the need for speed in new reverse vending machines

  • Canada invests in Pyrowave cleantech

    Pyrowave

    Canada invests in Pyrowave cleantech

  • HP Inc. joins Project STOP

    SYSTEMIQ

    HP Inc. joins Project STOP

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