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Term "Single-Use Plastic" harming recycling

Term "Single-Use Plastic" harming recycling

Recent research conducted on behalf of the Natural Source Waters Association clearly shows the need to be careful of the terms and language used when talking about plastics and recycling.


Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Hard on the heels of the launch of the new Tomra R1 “multi-feed” reverse vending solution, global reverse vending leader Tomra is taking recycling automation up a notch with the unveiling of the Express returns concept.


Circularity and innovation - shaping the future of PET

Circularity and innovation - shaping the future of PET

Each year the European PET value chain meets in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference. This year the two day conference was held at the Crowne Plaza Brussels Hotel to welcome more than 300 industry delegates.


PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

With the expansion of the collection point network in public spaces and the commissioning of the most modern PET recycling plant in Europe, Swiss PET recycling was further strengthened in 2019.


“Fridays for Future” Kids Visit Arburg

“Fridays for Future” Kids Visit Arburg

Arburg’s “arburgGREENworld” initiative brings together all of the company’s activities relating to resource conservation and the circular economy – topics that the children in class 4 at the Astrid-Lindgren-Schule primary school in Dauchingen are equally passionate about.


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.


Erema Group concludes a successful K 2019

Erema Group concludes a successful K 2019

The Erema Group's assessment of K 2019 is positive all round. All seven companies and business units were at the show in Düsseldorf and the group of companies presented its entire range of products and services more comprehensively than ever before.


The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry has become acutely self-aware, and some might even say introspective. Directive targets must be met, new processes researched, developed and launched, and consumer education delivered, and consumer expectations met.


Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns to Amsterdam for 2020

Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns to Amsterdam for 2020

The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE), the pan-European exhibition and conference dedicated to plastics recycling, returns to the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 25-26 March 2020, as it celebrates a fourth consecutive year of growth.