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Suntory Group joins Global Plastic Action Partnership

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Suntory Group has joined the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) to help reduce plastic waste and pollution and exercise dynamic leadership in the transformation to a circular, post-carbon world. Read more

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RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

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The findings of an independent laboratory testing of ‘VO+ LLDPE’ technology show that it has minor recyclability issues and is suitable for recycling in a polyethylene film stream. Read more

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PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

Amcor Rigid Packaging

With the aim of educating consumers, customers and other stakeholders on the benefits of plastic packaging, Amcor recently launched the ‘Choose Plastic’ marketing campaign. Read more

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Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

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Audia Elastomers, a global supplier of innovative elastomer materials, has announced the launch of its OP line of TPEs based on marine waste plastics. Read more

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Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

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25 sustainable growing stations consisting of waste PVC plastic pipes found in recycling centres formed the framework of a green festival in Aarhus, Denmark. Read more

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Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

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A more circular approach to plastic packaging will be key to hitting ambitious international plastic recycling targets, according to prominent packaging machinery supplier Ulma. Read more

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Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

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Too much plastic waste plus too few schools has led a factory in Côte D’Ivoire to combine the problems by building schools from discarded flip-flops and tyres. Read more

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CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

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The new 38mm D-KL liner-less HDPE closure (38D-KL) from Closure Systems International (CSI) is designed with consumer and dairy producer satisfaction in mind. Read more

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Philip Law and Alexandre Dangis Sign Recycling Agreement

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MOnitoring Recyclates for Europe (MORE) – the standardised online tool to monitor the uptake of recycled polymers into products – is now available for use by converters in the UK. Read more

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Henkel extends partnership with Plastic Bank

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Henkel is extending its collaboration with Plastic Bank for another five years following the achievements of the partnership launched in 2017. Read more

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Trioplast develops first silage stretch film with PCR

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Sweden-based film manufacturer Trioplast has been committed to the sustainable use of products since the 1990s. Due to many years of research and investments, Trioplast can today offer a large sustainable product portfolio. Read more

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Klöckner Pentaplast and partners launch kp Infinity packaging solution

Klöckner Pentaplast

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) delivers its first to market packaging for the food service and food-to-go sector – improving expanded polypropylene with a sustainable, recyclable range. Read more

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Plastics players unite to improve recycling

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS is leading the RECIPAM project, which is funded by the Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI). The participants include the companies ACTECO, UBE, FAPERIN and REPOL Read more

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Cups and trays manufactured from recycled plastic is precisely what battenfeld-cincinnati, Illig Maschinenbau, and Der Grüne Punkt (The Green Dot) are producing in a joint project. Read more

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EREMA Group concludes a successful K 2019

EREMA Group

The EREMA Group's assessment of K 2019 is positive, with all seven companies and business units presenting its range of products and services. Read more

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Henkel employees organise plastic collection activities

Henkel

Henkel has launched a global employee initiative as part of its commitment to foster a functioning circular economy and reduce plastic waste in the environment. Read more

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Clariant and Polymateria launch Biotransformation tech partnership

Clariant

UK-based biodegradable and compostable plastics producers Polymateria has announced a partnership with Clariant, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, to bring its new Biotransformation technology to market in South East Asia. Read more

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PE flexible films recycling: new findings for functional barriers

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The RecyClass Platform has carried out tests on the compatibility of the ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier in polyethlene film with the recycling process. Read more

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ALPLA moves into HDPE recycling

ALPLA

Plastic packaging solutions manufacturer ALPLA is expanding its recycling activities by moving into polyolefin recycling with its acquisition of two companies based in Spain. Read more

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TOMRA introduces deep learning add-on for AUTOSORT machinery

TOMRA Sorting Recycling

TOMRA Sorting Recycling is launching a deep learning-based sorting technology named GAIN to further enhance the performance of its industry-leading sensor-based sorting machines. Read more

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  • RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

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    RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

  • PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

    Amcor Rigid Packaging

    PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

    PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

  • Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

    Audia Elastomers

    Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

  • Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

    VinylPlus

    Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

    Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet Published by VinylPlus. Brussels, 2019

  • Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

    Ulma Packaging UK

    Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

  • Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

    Frank Dejongh/UNICEF

    Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

    Children in a preschool built using plastic bricks in Gonzagueville, a suburb of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

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