2014.02 TPO

Recycling - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Recycling

   

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.

The dirtier the better

The dirtier the better Sophisticated recycling provides competitive edge.

Erema expands global trial centres and technical support

Erema expands global trial centres and technical support Erema customers now have a total of 13 facilities at their disposal for trial runs with the test materials they choose to provide.

EuPC reacts to vote on the Auken Report

EuPC reacts to vote on the Auken Report Statement on plastic bags made of biodegradable and compostable materials "absolutely untrue", according to EuPC.

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.

European recyclers enhance cooperation

European recyclers enhance cooperation B+B Anlagenbau and Erema supply an expansion line for food grade HDPE to Closed Loop London.

Separable Top makes recycling easier

Separable Top makes recycling easier An innovation of Tetra Pak enables consumers to detach the plastic top from the carton sleeve.

Recyclers support new EP resolution on plastics waste

Recyclers support new EP resolution on plastics waste Plastics Recyclers Europe welcomed the decision of the Members of the European Parliament.

Recycling rate of metal packaging hits new record

Recycling rate of metal packaging hits new record The 2011 recycling rate for rigid metal consumer packaging in Europe reached a new record of 73%.

Best Recycled Product 2013

Best Recycled Product 2013 The uBin scrap collector won first prize in the 'Best Recycled Product 2013' competition, offered by EPRO.