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Consumers are showing a growing readiness to use nanotechnology-based solutions in the food packaging industry, according to a study by the EU-funded NanoPack Project. 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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SABIC and Plastic Energy sign circular economy MoU

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Complementary to its partnership with the EU and the circular economy initiative, Saudi Arabian petrochemical giant SABIC has signed an MoU with chemical recycling experts Plastic Energy to supply recycled plastics waste for production facilities in Read more

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Cutting off half the plastic waste flow in ten key rivers worldwide could block the flow of 45 per cent of the plastic waste at risk of floating into the sea, according to American Chemical Society research. Read more

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Six months into China’s Operation National Sword ban on the import of waste into the country and the cracks in the waste management system in Europe are beginning to show. Read more

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The Vinyl Council of Australia confirms its PVC recycling program in hospitals remains unaffected despite changes in international waste management strategies. Read more

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Today, unrecyclable plastics face a fork in the road in the waste stream: incineration or landfill. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke explores whether a sustainability case can be made for either. Read more

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Research from Brunel University finds global funds could help poor countries reduce pollution by 77 per cent. Read more

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Data from Plastics Recyclers Europe has shown Spain, Germany and Italy leading the way on boosting the total of European plastic waste recycled. Read more

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The Queen of Great Britain has banned plastic from the Royal estates in a bid to tackle waste. Read more

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Recycling specialist RIGK is looking to its anniversary of 25 years spearheading plastic collection and recycling in Germany. Read more

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Separating polyolefins has been a tricky process in conventional facilities, but Scotland’s Impact Solutions has taken on a new plant to use its own innovation to separate PP from PE. Read more

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LyondellBasell has joined forces with waste and water management giant SUEZ to help achieve a plastics circular economy together as a recycling power duo. Read more

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The global plastic waste crisis might be best tackled by social scientists, according to one expert, as the problem is strongly linked to global inequalities. Read more

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In a bid to boost recycling, Rhondda Cynon Taf council is considering the introduction of £100 fixed penalty notices for residents who place recyclable items in residual waste. Read more

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LIFE RECYPACK project will divert 57,000 tons of plastic waste from landfills every year. Read more

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PolyTalk, PlasticsEurope’s Forum to debate and engage in environmental challenges will be held in Malta Read more

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

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

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

  • The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

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    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

  • The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

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    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

  • New global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    New global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

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