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Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia banned single-use plastics as of 2021 on Wednesday, joining the European Union fight to reduce marine pollution. The new law will make it illegal to sell plastic plates, cups, cutlery, drink stirrers, straws and cotton buds.


K 2019: New solid silicone rubber for improved fire safety

K 2019: New solid silicone rubber for improved fire safety

Wacker will be presenting a new flame-retardant solid silicone rubber for the rail industry at K 2019, the 21st International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber. Elastosil R 771 meets the fire-safety codes applicable for all rolling stock in the European Union since 2018. T


Best Polymer Producers Awards for Europe 2019

Best Polymer Producers Awards for Europe 2019

The Polymers for Europe Alliance has launched the 2019 voting for the Best Polymer Producers for Europe Awards. Now for the first time including technical polymers such as PA 6.6 and POM.


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