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More plastics recycling in Europe

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Covestro, together with numerous other organisations and companies, wants to promote the recycling of plastics in Europe. To this end, approximately 100 partners have signed the founding act of the Circular Plastics Alliance in Brussels. Read more

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Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

TEPPFA

On 20 September the key influencers that can move society at large to a more sustainable use of plastic products gathered in Brussels to sign the Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration. Read more

industry

Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

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Mondi’s four-year effort with German cleaning products maker Werner & Mertz GmbH to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M’s Frosch-brand laundry detergent is paying dividends. Read more

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Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

Clariant

Through a ‘Symphony of Collaboration’ with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors. Read more

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Kraiburg TPE supplies compound for innovative cosmetics dispenser

Kraiburg TPE

With a chemically resistant and soft-touch TPE made by Kraiburg TPE, the product developers at Coradin, a French injection moulder, have redefined the way liquid cosmetics are dosed and prepared. Read more

materials

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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Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

Kiefel Packaging

Each year approximately $100bn (~€90bn) of plastic packaging material value is lost from the economy. It is therefore essential to consider used plastic as a resource from both a sustainability and an economic perspective. Read more

K 2019

Stadler wins German SME Award

Stadler

Waste disposal and recycling specialist Stadler has won recognition for its strong sustainable and social activities from the Oskar-Patzelt Foundation. Read more

machinery

Steinert brings black back to K

Steinert

The plastics industry is concerned with strict legislation and a social sense of responsibility for recovering plastics, and black plastics represent a particular detection and sorting challenge in standard recycling plants. Read more

K 2019

Nestlé targets ‘packaging of the future’

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Nestlé has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste. Read more

materials

Lindner launches new hot-wash system

Lindner Washtech

Recyclates that are barely distinguishable from virgin material is what plastics processing specialist Lindner had in mind when developing the new hot-wash system to be presented at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

INEOS Styrolution sustainability report shows progress

INEOS Styrolution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has published its fourth sustainability report titled ‘Living Sustainability. Together’. Read more

materials

GAP brings specialist systems to K

GAP

Italy-based simultaneous multi bubbles orientation system specialist GAP will present at K 2019 important innovations for transparent high-barrier oriented recyclable materials. Read more

K 2019

Dieffenbacher at K 2019

Dieffenbacher

Companies that depend on the economical production of high-quality composite parts will find valuable advice and customised automated production plants at the Dieffenbacher booth at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Suntory Beverage Food Europe

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Suntory Beverage and Food Europe (SBFE) today sets out its plan to move to 100 per cent sustainable plastic bottles within a decade, fully moving away from virgin plastic derived from fossil fuels. Read more

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WaveGrip, a Berry Global brand, is providing a packaging solution and carrier return scheme for Orpheus Brewing to help reduce their packaging waste and the brewery’s annual packaging footprint by approximately 85 per cent. Read more

materials

Starlinger has circularity in the bag

Starlinger

At K 2019, Starlinger & Co. GmbH is presenting a closed loop system for big bags made from woven polypropylene. Read more

K 2019

Tomi Nyman, Principal Consultant at

ÅF Pöyry

Creating a sustainable future for plastics with a circular economy

Tomi Nyman is a Principal Consultant at ÅF Pöyry Management Consulting. He is an experienced leader in the field of service business, consumer and B2B business, bioplastics and specialty chemicals, and renewable and sustainable development. Read more

29 Aug 2019 10:32 guest blogs

Clariant makes black plastic packaging ‘visible’

Clariant

New Clariant CESA-IR additive masterbatches are now available to make dark plastics visible to the NIR sensors used in automated polymer sorting systems. Read more

K 2019

Jacob Duer, Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Alliance to End Plastic Waste

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste today announced that Jacob Duer will serve as the inaugural President and CEO of the newly formed not-for-profit. Read more

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  • More plastics recycling in Europe

    via Shutterstock

    More plastics recycling in Europe

  • Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

    TEPPFA

    Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

    "The Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration is a clear commitment to increase uptake of recycled content in new plastic products."

  • Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

    Mondi, PR135

    Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

    Mondi, Werner & Mertz partner on fully recyclable, award-winning StripPouch that supports a circular economy

  • Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

    Clariant

    Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

  • Outline programme released for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

    via Shutterstock

    Outline programme released for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

  • Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

    Kiefel Packaging

    Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

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