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Plastic converters on MEP's voting on plastic carrier bags

Plastic converters on MEP's voting on plastic carrier bags EuPC commented the European Parliament's plenary vote on plastic carrier bags.

MEPs voted to reduce plastic bags use

MEPs voted to reduce plastic bags use EU countries would have to reduce the use of the most common plastic bags by at at least 80% by 2019.

Ineos sues Sinopec for breaches of intellectual rights

Ineos sues Sinopec for breaches of intellectual rights Ineos is taking legal action against a number of Sinopec and Sinopec subsidiaries for breach of contract and misuse of trade secrets.

MEPs back the proposal on plastic carrier bags

MEPs back the proposal on plastic carrier bags EU states would have to reduce the consumption of most common and polluting plastic bags by 80% by 2019.

EC opens in-depth investigation into a Solvay-Ineos joint venture

EC opens in-depth investigation into a Solvay-Ineos joint venture Preliminary investigation had expressed competition concerns in the market of suspension polyvinyl chloride, says European Commission.

EU to reduce plastic bag consumption

EU to reduce plastic bag consumption Member states will choose the most appropriate measures to reduce their use of plastic carrier bags.

EuBP: Ban or tax oil-based plastic shopping bags

EuBP: Ban or tax oil-based plastic shopping bags Bioplastics association publishes position paper on shopping bags.

Governor of Illinois vetoes “plastic bag” bill

Governor of Illinois vetoes “plastic bag” bill Governor of Illinois Pat Quinn vetoed a bill which would have removed the right of home rule communities to implement innovative solutions to the plastic bag litter problem.

EuPR HDPE Eco-design guidelines

EuPR HDPE Eco-design guidelines EuPR, the Brussels based organisation representing plastics recyclers in Europe has developed NEW European eco-design guidelines for HDPE bottles in order to bring HDPE recycling to new horizons.

European Commission consultation about plastics bags

European Commission consultation about plastics bags The European Commission launched a public consultation in 2011 asking for individuals and businesses to give their views on whether the European Union should tax or altogether ban plastic carrier bags in order to tackle rising levels of plastic waste.