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.
The management of BVV Trade Fairs Brno asked the government to exempt trade fairs from the ban on mass events and to restart the fairs from the end of August.
In an open letter sent to the European Commission, EuPC advocates for a postponement of the implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive in view of the current COVID-19 crisis in Europe.
As per Decree of the Italian President of the Council of Ministers issued on Sunday 22 March 2020, Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber machinery may continue their activity, since they belong to a production chain defined as necessary.
Yesterday, the European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan - one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe's new agenda for sustainable growth.
In consideration of the measures adopted by the Government with regard to the spread of coronavirus, Amaplast underlines that to date its member companies have implemented all the actions required by legislation to protect the health and safety of their employees.