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Eco-Line drinking cups

RPC Group

Eco-Line drinking cups from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller have provided a sustainable solution for an annual French jazz festival. Read more

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Henkel has continued to make progress with its sustainability strategy. Plastic was one of the key focus topics in 2018 with the company pursuing ambitious targets for packaging to drive circular economy-based progress. Read more

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Hovis, the 133-year-old British brand, has launched a bread bag recycling initiative in partnership with recycling experts TerraCycle. Read more

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Jean-Yves Limet

The entire PET industry has set itself ambitious recycling targets and is committed to increase its role in the circular economy, and is taking these to the European Parliament. Read more

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RPC bpi protec’s X-EnviroShrink has been named as a finalist in two leading recycling awards

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RPC bpi protec’s X-EnviroShrink has been named as a finalist in two leading recycling awards, underlining its innovative and sustainable approach to the latest flexible packaging solutions. Read more

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A Lindner Jupiter 2200 is used at Daly Plastics to shred agricultural film. It offers the perfect cut and resistance against foreign parts.

Daly Plastics

Daly Plastics is one of the largest plastics waste processing companies in the Netherlands. At the Zutphen site, the subsidiary Caroda Polymer Recovery recycles agricultural and packaging films to produce regranulates of the same quality as virgin Read more

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Bag it up

With the world’s media asking questions of the packaging industry, and of single-use plastic carrier bags in particular, EPPM got in touch and asked Alpha for their definition of the environmental pros and cons of the familiar shopping receptacle Read more

14 Feb 2019 15:16 editor's blog

Kęstutis Sadauskas

G. Boulougouris European Commission

Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director Circular Economy and Green Growth DG Environment at the European Commission, will formally open the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Conference at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 April 2019. Read more

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ALPLA, plastic packaging specialist based in Austria, acquires all shares of Zamil ALPLA. The acquisition is expected to be closed within the first quarter of 2019.

ALPLA-Zamil

Austria-based packaging solutions specialist ALPLA has completed a 100 per cent takeover of Zamil ALPLA. Read more

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Laure Baillargeon (DG Grow)

HorstWagner.eu

Each year the European PET value chain meets in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference. Due to its continued success over recent past, this year the two-day conference was held at a new venue to welcome more than 280 industry delegates. Read more

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Vecoplan has continued a positive growth trend with the establishment of a Polish branch office for recycling and waste in the capital Warsaw. Read more

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UK-based spring water and beverage producer Radnor Hills has moved its shrink wrapping of bottled water to RPC bpi protec’s latest X-EnviroShrink film, which contains up to 51% recycled content with a minimum of 31% PCR, and is 100% recyclable. Read more

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The extruder can be used to turn problematic textiles and plastics as well as food waste into pellets., and the first prototype has already exceeded the industrial steering group’s expectations during initial testing Read more

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L'Occitane en Provence

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Loop Industries has signed a multi-year ‘take or pay’ supply agreement with beauty and personal care company L’Occitane en Provence for 100% sustainable PET plastic. Read more

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TerraCycle partners with pet food suppliers

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TerraCycle, Whiskas and James Wellbeloved have partnered to create a free recycling programme for all pet food plastic packaging and flexible plastic bags. Read more

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Spectra launches PCR10 packaging initiative

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UK-based packaging specialists Spectra has launched its new environmental venture, which sees 10% recycled materials added to all plastic bottles. Read more

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Waitrose initiates plastic pollution programme

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Waitrose and Partners, in collaboration with Hubbub, an environmental charity group based in the UK, has initiated a programme to tackle the issue of plastic pollution. Read more

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Avery Dennison rPET liners now available across Europe

Avery Dennison, PR413

Avery Dennison has launched a portfolio using rPET liners which has received further recognition with four labelling materials now available across Europe. Read more

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Technical knowledge-based compounder and recycler Luxus has appointed a new Business Development Manager to satisfy growing demand from the global automotive ‘A’ Class interior trim market for its high performance, environmentally positive polymers. Read more

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The Hague, the Netherlands

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Ioniqa has announced it has completed a funding round of €12m for the launch of its 10kt upcycling process for the infinite use of PET plastic materials. Read more

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  • Kathrin Menges

    Nils Hendrik Mueller

    Kathrin Menges

    Kathrin Menges

  • Henkel aims to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025

    Henkel aims to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025

  • Any LDPE plastic bread bag can be shredded and converted into plastic pellets or flakes, before being used to make new recycled products such as public benches and outdoor furniture

  • Speakers

    Jean-Yves Limet

    Speakers

    Speakers of the event (L-R) Robin Latchem; Christian Crépet; MEP Theresa Griffin; MEP Maria Spyraki; Patricia Fosselard; Gian De Belder; Sarah Nelen; and Grzegorz Radziejewski

  • RPC bpi protec’s X-EnviroShrink has been named as a finalist in two leading recycling awards

    RPC bpi protec

    RPC bpi protec’s X-EnviroShrink has been named as a finalist in two leading recycling awards

    RPC bpi protec’s X-EnviroShrink has been named as a finalist in two leading recycling awards

  • Kęstutis Sadauskas

    G. Boulougouris European Commission

    Kęstutis Sadauskas

    Kęstutis Sadauskas

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