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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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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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LANXESS sets ambitious climate target

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LANXESS has set itself an ambitious climate target by aiming to become climate-neutral by 2040. 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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Stora Enso and Atos collaborate on sustainable automated packaging solutions

Stora Enso

Stora Enso has entered a global partnership with the digital transformation company Atos to bring new automated retail solutions and services to market. Read more

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Clariant’s Licocare additives receive sustainability award

Clariant

Clariant has announced that the US-based Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has awarded the Material Health Certificate GOLD level certification to Licocare RBW products 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

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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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MOL Group completes Aurora acquisition

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Following satisfaction of customary transaction approvals, Budapest-based MOL Group has announced its acquisition of German plastic compounder Aurora Group. Read more

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Cutting-edge solutions on show at UK’s largest packaging event

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The latest packaging solutions and technologies will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 when it returns to Birmingham, UK, on 26-27 February. Read more

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Henkel employees organise plastic collection activities

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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

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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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UL certifies energy savings of Milliken’s Hyperform HPN nucleating agent for PP

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Milliken Chemical has long said its Hyperform HPN nucleating agent for polypropylene offers significant energy savings to injection moulders during processing. Read more

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Programme confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

Plastics Recyclers Europe

The final programme has been released for the upcoming Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019, which will take place on 21-22 November at the Tangla Hotel in Brussels. Read more

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Borealis commits to upcycling with Lindner technology

Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

Borealis has been consistent in its efforts to drive plastics circularity and is developing regranulates of the highest quality with innovative products created with partners from the waste management and plastics industries. Read more

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Covestro and nova-Institute to award innovative CCU prize

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nova-Institute and Covestro will award a prize to innovative products and technologies in the field of Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) at the Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers Read more

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  • LANXESS sets ambitious climate target

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    LANXESS sets ambitious climate target

  • Stora Enso and Atos collaborate on sustainable automated packaging solutions

    Stora Enso

    Stora Enso and Atos collaborate on sustainable automated packaging solutions

  • Clariant’s Licocare additives receive sustainability award

    Clariant

    Clariant’s Licocare additives receive sustainability award

    Manuel Mueller (left) and Albin Kälin

  • MOL Group completes Aurora acquisition

    MOL Group

    MOL Group completes Aurora acquisition

  • Packaging industry’s sustainability drive good news for BOPP film

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    Packaging industry’s sustainability drive good news for BOPP film

  • Covestro plans to promote circular economy

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    Covestro plans to promote circular economy

    Kunststoff-Abfall als Ressource sehen: Covestro will Kreislaufwirtschaft vorantreiben. ----------------------------------------- Seeing plastic waste as a resource: Covestro plans to promote circular economy.

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