Recycling - news on Plastech
Each year the European PET value chain meets in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference.
With unprecedented filtration fineness of 60 µm, Ettlinger’s ECO melt filters will in the future make it easier to treat recycled material.
Leading manufacturer of recycling machines expands its in-house product range following company participation.
Sabic and customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group will introduce ISCC certified circular polymers in 2019 during a market foundation stage.
From January till September 2018, the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) conducted its 2nd European survey on the use of recycled plastics materials (rPM) in Europe’s plastics converting industry.
RPC Tedeco-Gizeh, the UK’s sole manufacturer of plastic vending cups, is launching a unique initiative to help customers recycle their used cups into valuable second life products.
The ever-increasing awareness on the Russian territory of considering post-consume materials as a resource has lead Amut Ecotech, Green Division of Amut Group, to take part to the “Waste Treatment Conference” organized by Inventra (Creon Group) on the 22nd of October, in Moscow.
Key speakers at the conference on plastics recycling include Ellen Macarthur Foundation, Procter & Gamble, Henkel and Dow Europe.
Out of 3.308.300 tonnes of PET bottles placed in the European market in 2017, 58.2% - in total 1.923.100 tonnes (+2.9 % compared to 2016) - were collected. This conclusion comes from the Annual Survey on the European PET Recycle Industry, conducted by ICIS and commissioned by Petcore Europe.
Agrana announces the launch of its bioplastic Agenacomp A 50:50 blend of thermoplastic starch and a biologically degradable polyester has given rise to an bioplastic compound which is fully compostable at home.
BASF is breaking new ground in plastic waste recycling with its ChemCycling project. Chemical recycling provides an innovative way to reutilize plastic waste that is currently not recycled, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics.
On the 11th December 2018, 13 organisations from the entire plastics value chain hosted their first annual event "The EU Plastics Industries - Towards Circularity" and presented the status of their voluntary commitments and pledges in front of the media, NGOs and representatives of the European Commission.