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RKW ProVent ECORE 5 plastic sack

RKW

RKW will be highlighting the five key benefits that the RKW ProVent ECORE 5 self-venting plastic sack offers over paper sacks in terms of sustainability at this year's POWTECH event hosted by Nuremberg, Germany. Read more

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Ettlinger's specialties include their efficient and reliable ERF melt filters which remove even major contamination from polymer melts

Ettlinger

Germany-based manufacturer of high-performance melt filters and injection moulding machines Ettlinger will be presenting the ERF melt filter family of high-performance filtration solutions at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019. Read more

machinery

WPC welcomes marine litter resolution

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The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) has approved resolution UNEP/EA.4/L.10, which calls for a more co-operative effort to eliminate discharges of marine litter and microplastics into the ocean. Read more

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PureCycle Technologies

PureCycle Technologies

US-based PureCycle Technologies has partnered with global industrial manufacturer, Milliken & Company, and the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé SA Read more

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The Enviro team has recently returned from the US where they visited partners in New York and Texas where recycling plants are planned to be built Read more

industry

Nordson’s BKG® FlexDisc™

Nordson Corporation

Nordson’s BKG FlexDisc provides producers of critical films and PET recyclers with far more filtration area than standard screens, without increasing in machine size. Read more

machinery

The European Masterbatch Summit 2019 will bring together senior executives and experts from across the value chain

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With the new European Directive on plastic waste and circular economy targets, and the necessity for recyclable and sustainable plastics, the masterbatch industry is facing changes. Read more

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Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

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Single-use plastics tax: The 30%?

Tony Gaukroger, Director of Colour Tone Masterbatch, asks where is the 30% recycled plastics coming from? Read more

6 Mar 2019 14:08 guest blogs

KP Snacks is launching a nationwide recycling scheme for nuts, popcorn, crisps and pretzels packets. Working with recyclers, TerraCycle, the scheme will give people the chance to set up collection points around the UK. Read more

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Christian Crépet, Executive Director of Petcore Europe

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Petcore Europe, the Brussels-based association representing the entire PET value chain in Europe, expands its competence by welcoming twelve new members in 2019. Read more

industry

Response and responsibility

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Response and responsibility

The plastic problem no longer requires explanation as it has become synonymous with the 21st century human condition. Read more

5 Mar 2019 14:15 editor's blog

CPET is the packaging material of choice for most ready meal producers and retailers

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Faerch will introduce a new product family replacing all carbon black-based colours of CPET packaging in the UK within 36 months. Read more

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The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan

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The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan it adopted in December 2015. Read more

industry

AMUT technology is able to obtain the premier value clean PET flakes

AMUT Group

Indorama Ventures North American Operations have been working with AMUT for a number of years to develop technological and economical solutions to meet high standards for r-PET flakes. Read more

machinery

Detecta by Quinn – a 100% recyclable black PET tray range

Quinn Packaging

Ireland-based food packaging producer Quinn Packaging has launched its Detecta by Quinn range – a 100% recyclable black polyethylene terephthalate (PET) tray range. Read more

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Starlinger and PET to PET regional co-operation

Starlinger

Austria-based PET to PET Recycling Österreich GmbH recorded a nine per cent increase in the recycling of PET bottles in 2018. With the growing demand for recycled material, the required capacity of the PET recycling line is also increasing. Read more

machinery

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

materials

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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Speakers

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

materials

  • RKW ProVent ECORE 5 plastic sack

    RKW

    RKW ProVent ECORE 5 plastic sack

    RKW ProVent ECORE 5 plastic sack

  • Ettlinger's specialties include their efficient and reliable ERF melt filters which remove even major contamination from polymer melts

    Ettlinger

    Ettlinger's specialties include their efficient and reliable ERF melt filters which remove even major contamination from polymer melts

    Ettlinger's specialties include their efficient and reliable ERF melt filters which remove even major contamination from polymer melts

  • PureCycle Technologies

    PureCycle Technologies

    PureCycle Technologies

  • Nordson’s BKG® FlexDisc™

    Nordson Corporation

    Nordson’s BKG® FlexDisc™

    Nordson’s BKG® FlexDisc™

  • The European Masterbatch Summit 2019 will bring together senior executives and experts from across the value chain

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    The European Masterbatch Summit 2019 will bring together senior executives and experts from across the value chain

    The European Masterbatch Summit 2019 will bring together senior executives and experts from across the value chain

  • Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

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    Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

    Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

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