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Commission proposes strategy for sustainable bioeconomy in Europe

Commission proposes strategy for sustainable bioeconomy in Europe The European Commission has adopted a strategy to shift the European economy towards greater and more sustainable use of renewable resources.

SABIC’s plants in Brazil and Argentina earn certification

SABIC’s plants in Brazil and Argentina earn certification SABIC’s plants in Brazil and Argentina earn certification to produce FDA-compliant, biocompatible resins for Burgeoning S.A. healthcare market.

Symphony in Hawaii

Symphony in Hawaii Symphony was invited to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Council and the Pacific Basin Economic Council in Hawaii 9-12 November 2011, and was represented by its CEO, Michael Laurier, and Group Deputy Chairman, Michael Stephen.

Waste Free Oceans

Waste Free Oceans Waste Free Oceans held its first public conference in the presence of politicians, NGOs and industry representatives. The aim of this meeting was to promote initiatives which tackle the growing problem of marine litter and to raise awareness on the issue.

Another city bans plastic packagings

Another city bans plastic packagings Seattle bans single-use restaurant packaging from landfills.

Briefing for Governments on Oxo-biodegradable Plastic

Briefing for Governments on Oxo-biodegradable Plastic Briefing for Governments on oxo-biodegradable Plastic by Professor Gerald Scott.

IK-statement on a possible European ban of plastic bags

IK-statement on a possible European ban of plastic bags EU-Commissioner Potočnik apparently aims for a ban of carrier bags made from conventional plastics. At least it seems this way with the way the EU commission is currently running an Europe-wide survey, amongst other things.

Cadmium in plastics banned

Cadmium in plastics banned The European Commission adopted an amendment under its REACH law to ban the use of cadmium in plastics, and brazing sticks (which are used to join metals) and create new restrictions on its use.

Constar International emerges from Chapter 11

Constar International emerges from Chapter 11 Philadelphia-based PET bottle, preform and closures maker Constar International has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection under the ownership of its pre-bankruptcy secured note holders.

Plastics manufacturers calls for ban on landfill in Europe

Plastics manufacturers calls for ban on landfill in Europe PlasticsEurope, the association representing the European plastics manufacturers, called for an effective ban on the landfilling of waste as the most effective means of improving resource efficiency in Europe.