Brand owners and packaging converters in the plastics industry are facing major bottlenecks in recycled content availability.
TOMRA - Circular economy packaging. The solution to packaging waste begins with mandatory EPR
BASF launches a new service offering, RegXcellence, for its plastic additives customers which enables targeted access to a range of global regulatory support.
The 2nd Annual Bioplastics Innovation Forum is a result of the global efforts to reduce such plastic pollution and to reduce the greenhouse gases emitted in the production stage.
The UK’s first deposit return scheme will go live across Scotland on 16 August 2023, helping to recycle billions of bottles and cans every year.
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.
It comes as no surprise to learn that the majority of parliamentarians in Germany’s Bundestag have now finally approved the changes to the German Packaging Law.
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.
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.
The last meeting of the European Council ended with decisions that will have major implications for the plastics processing industry, writes Tomasz Mikulski, of ML Polyolefins.
The UK is no longer seeking associate membership of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) after it departs the EU customs union umbrella next year, meaning that the country will have its own regulatory framework post-Brexit.
Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.