Recycling - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Recycling

   

New PET recycling plant in France

New PET recycling plant in France APPE has invested €10m in increasing capacity at its PET recycling plant in Beaune, France, by 40%.

New design guidelines recommended for 100 % recyclability of PET

New design guidelines recommended for 100 % recyclability of PET European Bottled Water & Soft Drinks Industries drive initiative to improve recyclability of PET bottles.

Great Britain increases recycling goals

Great Britain increases recycling goals The target rate for the recycling of plastic packaging in Great Britain is supposed to increase in the next two years from the current rate of 29 percent to 32 percent. The target rate for steel will increase from 69 percent to 71 percent. The new standards are supposed to ensure that the United Kingdom reaches the goals formulated in the EU Packaging Directive.

Cooperation between Coca Cola and ECO Plastics

Cooperation between Coca Cola and ECO Plastics Coca Cola and ECO Plastics (AWS) set to double PET recycling facility to 75,000 tonnes per year.

EU Member States embark on implementation strategies for the revised Waste Framework Directive

EU Member States embark on implementation strategies for the revised Waste Framework Directive With the revised Waste Framework Directive due to come into force on 12 December 2010, EU Member States are busy planning how to deliver the requirements set out in the directive.

Pallmann: Production of flowable granules

Pallmann: Production of flowable granules Pallmann have developed and launched new technology: Plast-Agglomerator, type PFV.

Greener Bottle launched by Volvic

Greener Bottle launched by Volvic Volvic has launched its Greener Bottle made from 20 percent sugarcane waste. The beverage maker says it is the first UK company to introduce a 100 percent recyclable PET plastic bottle using this renewable plant material.

PET plastic bottle recycling market potential is enormous

PET plastic bottle recycling market potential is enormous Two former German Freudenberg and Rethmann recycling companies announced a joint venture "First PET" enterprise, specialized recycling PET beverage bottles.

Fashion from recycled plastic

Fashion from recycled plastic The unparalleled consumer trend for mineral water, dairy-based beverages, energy and probiotic drinks, together with the emergence of a so-called single-serve society, are two factors that are continuing to stimulate further PET-packaging demand.

Soft drinks guidelines calls for 100% PET recyclability

Soft drinks guidelines calls for 100% PET recyclability Packaging industry trade associations are encouraging their members to follow a new set of guidelines to ensure that PET bottles are compatible with recycling facilities.