At the Fakuma 2021 in hall B1, booth 1204, Wittmann Battenfeld will manufacture a support ring with a silicone membrane to demonstrate its expertise in two disciplines: liquid silicone processing and the production of top-quality micro parts.
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The amount of packaging waste being produced is unsustainable, and Europe is very serious about achieving its circular economy objectives, says Maja Desgrées du Loû, Policy Officer, Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive, European Commission.
SAX Polymers Industrie GmbH is currently building a new production hall with an area of 1,800 m² within the Plastoplan facilities in Vienna.
The non-alcoholic beverage industry, Natural Mineral Waters Europe and UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe, calls on the European Commission for “priority access” to its recycled plastic material, or a similar mechanism that guarantees “right of first refusal”, to be incorporated in the upcoming revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive.
The Life4Film project has the objective of preventing the disposal of plastic film in landfill sites, and recovering this material. FCC Medio Ambiente coordinates the project and operates the pilot plant located in the “La Ecocentral” complex in Alhendín, near Granada, Spain.
SIG announced today that tethered caps will be launched for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021, well ahead of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations.
Recycling of plastic packaging must improve in the EU. Still, the real problem is not plastics themselves, but their appropriate use and waste management. This is the conclusion from the discussion at the webinar organized by EURACTIV Poland titled “A New Paradigm for Plastics and Their Role in the EU’s Zero-Emission Economy Plans”.
Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced it has officially joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance.
Specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp is planning large-scale production of sustainable methanol from captured carbon dioxide and other residue streams. This could contribute substantially towards a climate-neutral industry.
Tom Eng, Senior Vice President and Head of Tomra Recycling, provides an overview of some of the recent changes in European and international waste legislation and highlights the implications of these changes for waste operators.
Tiziano Caprara starts as new Managing Director of KraussMaffei Italy
PlasticsEurope launched its Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) annual Progress Report taking stock of the advancements made by our members together with the value chain towards ending pellet loss in any environment.