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Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

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Covestro is a partner of the global Carbon Footprint Challenge, an international business idea competition supported by leading global companies from different industries such as Bühler, Evonik and Oracle, as well as by nine top European universities Read more

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Legatum Institute launches Global Index of Economic Openness

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The inaugural Global Index of Economic Openness (GIEO) launches today to rank 157 countries’ openness to commerce, with analysis of what enables or hinders each country’s ability to trade domestically and internationally. Read more

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Plaswood Hero

RPC Group

UK-based Plaswood has launched its range of ‘Hero’picnic tables that match style with sustainability to transform external spaces with elegant, durable furniture. Read more

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Sustainable Solution for Chemical Packaging

RPC bpi nordipac

Working in partnership with RPC bpi nordipac, leading global chemical company Songwon Industrial Co Ltd has become one of the first chemical companies in the world to package its products in 20kg polyethylene bags made with 50% recycled content. Read more

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Global BOPET film market growth forecast

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The global BOPET film market has seen demand grow by 6.7% per annum over the last five years and now sits at just over five million tonnes, according to research from Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. Read more

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Vinyl Plus Forum 2019

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VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, recycled 739,525 tonnes of PVC within its framework in 2018 – a 15.6% increase on the previous year. Read more

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Prague, Czech Republic

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Champions league vinyl

This year’s Vinyl Plus Sustainability Forum was hosted at the Hilton Prague, and the Czech Republic’s Environment Minister Richard Brabec welcomed players, stakeholders and journalists as discussions on sustainability and circularity began Read more

14 May 2019 14:22 editor's blog

FKuR introduces cosmetic tubes from bio-based PE

FKuR

Cosmetic tubes made using Braskem‘s bio-based Green PE combine sustainability, recyclability and attractiveness. FKuR, a leading producer and distributor of bioplastic granulates, will present successful applications at CosmeticBusiness 2019 Read more

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Horizon 2020-funded smart packaging solutions project NanoPack has opened invitations to its inaugural NanoPack workshop on 21 May 2019 at the Hotel NH Ciudad de Zaragoza in Spain. Read more

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Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

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On 29 and 30 May, MeetingPack 2019, held in Valencia, Spain, will present cutting-edge solutions in sustainable plastic packaging for food and beverages. Read more

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Arla achieves sustainable packaging target

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Denmark-based dairy products co-operative Arla Foods has achieved its packaging sustainability target of making more than a billion pots and cartons more sustainable. Read more

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plastship

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plastship GmbH, launched on 6 May 2019, is a new trading and service platform for buyers and sellers of regrinds, re-granulates and recyclates. Read more

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EU member states gain traction towards waste-free economy

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An overview for all EU member states reveals 28 different paths towards the circular economy with inspiring best practices. Read more

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plastic packaging

SQF

Sleaford Quality Foods (SQF), cross-category supplier of ingredients to the manufacturing and foodservice sector, has strengthened its commitment to sustainability after revealing it is converting all its plastic packaging from black to white. Read more

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P&G partners to improve palm oil supply chain

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In celebration of Earth Week and to further its commitment to drive a more sustainable future, Procter & Gamble announced a new collaboration to help improve the livelihood of smallholders within the P&G palm supply chain in Malaysia Read more

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With its co-operation partners, the ECC Ecological Cleaning and Care GmbH of the Werner & Mertz Group is presenting the Recyclate Initiative at the international trade show PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) in Amsterdam. Read more

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ProAmpac CRREO range

ProAmpac

US-based recyclable, sustainable packaging producer ProAmpac has expanded its child-resistant, reclosable, easy-open (CRREO) pouches portfolio with the launch of an updated product line in various sizes. Read more

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The 11 companies are from various segments of Ireland’s agricultural food sector, including beef, poultry, lamb, fruit, vegetables, dairy, prepared meals and packed salad sectors.

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Ireland-based agricultural processing and food companies have partnered to produce sustainable plastic packaging for their respective supply chains. Read more

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evian (re)new lifestyle asset

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Household natural mineral water producer evian has revealed its latest innovation named evian (re)new, an in-home water appliance which provides natural mineral water from the source with a significant reduction in plastic packaging. Read more

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black masterbatch

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Cabot Corporation’s latest black masterbatch products, made from recycled content, offer a unique opportunity for plastic converters striving to enhance their products’ sustainability performance by increasing the recycled content in their products. Read more

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  • Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

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    Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

  • Plaswood Hero

    RPC Group

    Plaswood Hero

  • Vinyl Plus Forum 2019

    VinylPlus

    Vinyl Plus Forum 2019

  • Martina Dlabajová MEP

    VinylPlus

    Martina Dlabajová MEP

    Martina Dlabajová MEP

  • Prague, Czech Republic

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    Prague, Czech Republic

    Prague, Czech Republic

  • Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

    AIMPLAS

    Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

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