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She Runs

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VinylPlus championed the sustainable use of PVC at the running event She Runs – Active Girls’ Lead 2019, which gathered 2,500 young women aged 14-18 to race through Paris. Read more

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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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the seventh VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be held in the Czech capital Prague

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‘Accelerating Innovation’ is the theme of the seventh VinylPlus Sustainability Forum which will explore key drivers of innovation that support the PVC industry's targets within the circular economy when representatives from the entire value chain Read more

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The annual Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference is taking place in Brussels tomorrow and Thursday (6 and 7 March). Read more

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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

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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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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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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WFO welcomes new sponsors

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Waste Free Oceans has announced three new sponsors joining the organisation to help protect the world’s oceans and waterways. Read more

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Plastic Production 1950-2017

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The new market and trend report ‘Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Global Capacities, Production and Trends 2018-2023’ from the German nova-Institute shows capacities and production data for bio-based polymers. Read more

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Nouryon reduces CO2 emissions with bio-steam supply

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Nouryon will increase the use of bio-steam at its salt production plant in Hengelo, the Netherlands, making the production more sustainable and reducing CO2 emissions. 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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Charpak's Twist-Loc design

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UK-based recyclable food packaging manufacturer Charpak Ltd will reveal its Localised Circular Economy initiative at the Packaging Innovations event held between 27 and 28 February in Birmingham.UK-based recyclable food packaging manufacturer Charpak Read more

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Henkel’s Duo-Caps and Power-Mix Caps are an alternative packaging solution from Greiner Packaging with the K3-F cardboard-plastic combination now a winner of Henkel’s Sustainability Award for its appealing design and its reduced plastic content. Read more

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global leader in corporate climate action

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The international organisation CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has recognised BASF as world leader in climate action with an ‘A’ rating in the 2018 Climate Change List. Read more

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Carbon4PUR has shown promising results with the first plastic precursors having been obtained from flue gases, including CO2

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The pan-European research project Carbon4PUR is taking the next step in investigating how waste gas from the steel industry can be turned into chemicals for valuable plastics. Read more

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Bornholm: a perfect place to develop green change and circular economy solutions

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Citizens, businesses, and tourists on the Danish island of Bornholm are aiming to radically improve their capacity for sorting waste. The goal is that by 2032 all waste produced on Bornholm will be reused or recycled. Read more

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6125_S_A - Sheet2

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UK-based plastic packaging specialists Spectra will be making its return to PCD (Packaging of Perfume Cosmetics Design) in the French capital later this month following another strong year in the French market. Read more

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Christian Knappik, Hwasik Jung and Cord Manegold

Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd.

South Korea-based Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. has become one of the first chemical companies in the world to package its products in 20kg PE-bags made with 50% recycled PE. Read more

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"No one country, company or community can solve this on their own.” - Veolia CEO Antoine Frérot

Veolia

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), a alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain, was launched yesterday (16 January) to advance solutions to the challenge of plastic waste in the environment, especially in th Read more

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  • 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

  • the seventh VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be held in the Czech capital Prague

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    the seventh VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be held in the Czech capital Prague

    The seventh VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be held in the Czech capital Prague

  • Avery Dennison named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for 2019

    Avery Dennison

    Avery Dennison named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for 2019

    Avery Dennison named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for 2019

  • 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

  • Nouryon reduces CO2 emissions with bio-steam supply

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    Nouryon reduces CO2 emissions with bio-steam supply

  • Spectra launches PCR10 packaging initiative

    Spectra

    Spectra launches PCR10 packaging initiative

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