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As a founding member of the ERDE initiative (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland), RKW has committed to collecting and recycling 65 per cent of all silage and stretch films sold on the German market by 2022. Read more

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Graham Packaging Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

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Graham Packaging, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative and sustainable plastic packaging solutions, announces the release of its 2018 Annual Sustainability Report. Read more

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Recyclable HDPE packaging with RecyClass

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With the goal of supporting the efforts of the industry towards increased plastic packaging recyclability, RecyClass has released the Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for HDPE Containers. Read more

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Better living with high-performance polymers and additives from Evonik

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Evonik Industries, one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, will be in Düsseldorf, Germany, for this year’s K 2019 plastics trade show, where it will present its portfolio of high-performance polymers and specialty additives. Read more

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Circle Value Chain

Petcore Europe

PET Monomer Recycling is innovative and new. It opens a completely new perspective on how to deal with the concerns about plastics and plastic waste. Read more

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EREMA CEO Manfred Hackl

VDMA/EREMA

Manfred Hackl answers questions from VDMA about recycling, materials, and the circular economy: "For one thing is sure, in future we will need plastics even more urgently than today in order to maintain our standard of living and our way of life." Read more

K 2019

ALPLA wants to reduce its carbon footprint by 10 per cent by 2022

ALPLA

The third sustainability report released by ALPLA, the global specialists in packaging solutions, provides detailed insights into the company’s development strategy. Read more

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Pact Group receives WMF fund for rPET food-grade packaging

NZ Government

Pact Group will fund locally sourced rPET in food-grade packaging using a grant from the New Zealand government’s Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF). Read more

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commitment to a circular economy

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Milliken Chemical, a leading global supplier of additives and colourants for plastics and division of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, will use its presence at the K 2019 to demonstrate the many ways in which it is ‘Enhancing plastics' Read more

K 2019

Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

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Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

US-based STEM researcher and writer Megan Nichols takes a closer look at the current trends in bioresin manufacturing and where the industry expects to go in the coming years. Read more

16 Jul 2019 10:11 guest blogs

Alaaddin Aydin, VP Maag Germany

Maag

The Maag Group, comprising Maag Pump Systems, Automatik, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and, since 2018, Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen, is enhancing its systems expertise by focusing on Centres of Excellence. Read more

K 2019

Vinyl Council of Australia: Partnerships aid progress in vinyl sustainability

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Global vinyl industry partnerships are driving progress in the sustainability of the Australian PVC industry, resulting in the creation of successful initiatives such as best practice manufacturing, product stewardship and recycling. Read more

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Avery Dennison shortlisted for environmental and sustainability award

Avery Dennison

Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019. Read more

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Circular economy is the hot topic at K 2019

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Plastic products have become an integral part of almost every area of life, and for good reason. Shelf life extension, weight reduction and maximum hygiene standards are among their many advantages, but they have come into disrepute due to waste Read more

K 2019

Multilayer packaging is innovative and sustainable

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BASF, Borealis, Südpack and Zott present prototypes of food packaging made from 100 per cent recycled material. Read more

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Sharp Mailer Bags

Pregis

US-based packaging company Pregis is expanding its offering of products that include How2Recycle labels. Read more

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Ioniqa’s 10 kiloton PET upcycling factory in operation

Ioniqa

With the commissioning of the first 10 kiloton plant in the Netherlands, Ioniqa has made good on its promise made earlier this year to achieve endless upcycling of PET plastics on an industrial scale. Read more

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Lindner System Solutions Plastics K 2019

Lindner Recyclingtech

Austria-based waste processing specialist Lindner Recyclingtech GmbH has decided to tackle the technical aspects of modern day plastics challenges head-on at K 2019 Read more

K 2019

KraussMaffei K Trade Fair 2019 Circular Economy

KraussMaffei

KraussMaffei will continue its technological pioneering in the preparation and reuse of recycled plastics at this year's K trade fair. Read more

K 2019

ALPLA and GC announce partnership

ALPLA

ALPLA and PTT Global Chemical (GC) will collaborate on a feasibility study for the construction of a recycling plant in Thailand. Read more

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  • RKW and ERDE Initiative: Voluntary Commitment for 2022

    RKW is a co-founder of the ERDE Recycling initiative. Along with other ERDE members, RKW has committed to collect and recycle 65 per cent of all agricultural films sold in Germany by 2022.

  • Graham Packaging Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

    via Shutterstock

    Graham Packaging Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

  • Recyclable HDPE packaging with RecyClass

    via Shutterstock

    Recyclable HDPE packaging with RecyClass

  • Circle Value Chain

    Petcore Europe

    Circle Value Chain

  • EREMA CEO Manfred Hackl

    VDMA/EREMA

    EREMA CEO Manfred Hackl

    EREMA CEO Manfred Hackl

  • ALPLA wants to reduce its carbon footprint by 10 per cent by 2022

    ALPLA

    ALPLA wants to reduce its carbon footprint by 10 per cent by 2022

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