2014.02 IAG

Recycling - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Recycling

   

The Frist Approval of 24 Accredited EuCertPlast Auditors for Europe

The Frist Approval of 24 Accredited EuCertPlast Auditors for Europe The EuCertPlast Consortium is pleased to announce the accreditation of the first 24 auditors covering 14 different countries.

Erema Discovery Days 2012

Erema Discovery Days 2012 International plastics recycling industry gathers at the opening of the Erema Customer Centre and presentation of the technical innovation COREMA.

Environmental benefits of recycled Technyl polyamide

Environmental benefits of recycled Technyl polyamide The environmental benefit of the use of recycled polyamide for automotive applications has been validated by a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) jointly led by leading engineering plastics developer Rhodia (member of the Solvay group), Valeo, one of the world’s top automotive suppliers and car-maker PSA Peugeot Citroën.

Plastic recycler mtm welcomes EuCertPlast

Plastic recycler mtm welcomes EuCertPlast “With this, hopefully the regionalism in the certification practice will soon come to an end”, Michael Scriba, Executive of the plastic recycling company mtm plastics from Niedergebra, welcomes the recently established certification standard EuCertPlast.

Honest Tea continues “The Great Recycle”

Honest Tea continues “The Great Recycle” National Recycling Tour Travels to Seattle Center and Greentopia Festival in Rochester in On-Going Initiative to Boost Recycling Rates Around the Country.

Plastics Recycling Industry Announces New Guidance Document for Sleeve Labels on PET Bottles

Plastics Recycling Industry Announces New Guidance Document for Sleeve Labels on PET Bottles The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), the trade association of companies that recycle postconsumer plastics in North America, has announced a new guidance document to deal with the growing issue of full body sleeve labels on PET Bottles, the Sleeve Label Substrate for PET Bottles Critical Guidance Document.

PET collection figures for 2011

PET collection figures for 2011 Petcore and EuPR has announced that European post-sorting PET collection reached 1.59 Million tonnes in 2011, an increase of 140 Ktes (9.4%) on 2010. For the EU 27 countries growth in collection is stable at 2%.

RecycleTech Expands Plastics Recycling Services

RecycleTech Expands Plastics Recycling Services In an effort to add more value to its customers, RecycleTech has identified and secured contracts with a larger pool of buyers, allowing the company to provide end markets for more than just expanded polystyrene.

Closed-circuit recycling

Closed-circuit recycling The food company Stute Nahrungsmittelwerke in Paderborn, Germany, is rigorously pursuing its eco-friendly strategic thrust.

Recycled plastic bottles used in trayGUARD+

Recycled plastic bottles used in trayGUARD+ A New England based product development company has created an environmentally friendly antimicrobial tray table cover for personal use on airplanes, trains and buses made from 100% non-BPA PET recycled plastic bottles.