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Advancing circularity via various approaches

Advancing circularity via various approaches

A circular economy is one that is restorative and regenerative by design. It takes “a systemic approach to economic development that is designed to benefit businesses, society, and the environment.”


Euractiv.pl: The place for plastics in a zero-emission economy

Euractiv.pl: The place for plastics in a zero-emission economy

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”.


Fakuma 2021: future issues

Fakuma 2021: future issues

In addition to the digital transformation, shifting from a linear to a circular economy is also a key issue for the plastics processing industry. And this is why the 27th Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing is generating special interest.


Alpla UK to focus on regional PET recyclate

Alpla UK to focus on regional PET recyclate

Alpla UK, a subsidiary of the Alpla Group, a leading plastic packaging company, will henceforth be cooperating with the British waste management company Biffa. With this collaboration, Alpla will increase the proportion of British recyclate used in the United Kingdom to manufacture packaging for home care products.


Eco-consciousness dominating the packaging sector

Eco-consciousness dominating the packaging sector

Environmental factors and sustainability continue to dominate the efforts to develop new types of plastic packaging, as well as, in some cases, alternatives to plastic packaging. Here are just a few recent examples.


Navigating the latest changes in waste legislation

Navigating the latest changes in waste legislation

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.