Recycling - news on Plastech

High-performance Plastics, compound solutions, and master batches from Albis Plastic

Albis Plastic GmbH will be presenting its portfolio of high-performance Plastics, compound solutions, and master batches at Fakuma 2018 in Friedrichshafen.

New closed-loop North American polystyrene recycling consortium

Today ReVital Polymers, Pyrowave and INEOS Styrolution announced a strategic partnership to recycle polystyrene packaging collected in consumer curbside and depot recycling systems.

Mondi will present numerous innovations at three major industry events

Mondi will present numerous innovations that fulfil packaging trends and the growing demand for sustainable solutions at three major industry events this September and October.


Soft drinks industry wants to make its plastic packaging more sustainable

Unesda Soft Drinks Europe has announced a set of EU-wide ambitions to make the sector’s plastic packaging more sustainable. The ambitions aim to contribute towards building a circular model for plastic packaging.

A world premiere: the first PlasticRoad bike path

The first PlasticRoad bike path was recently opened in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands.

Mondi flexible packaging leapfrogs ahead in the recycling game

Mondi and Werner & Mertz are ready to release new, 100-percent recyclable pouch made of polyethylene.

Interseroh at Fakuma 2018

Interseroh will present its expertise in plastics recycling and the associated range of services under the motto "Innovative recompounds for diverse applications" at Fakuma.

Research Project: separation and reprocessing of mixed textile waste

Within the textile network PlasTexTron, Starlinger recycling technology is searching for an ecologically and economically sound solution for the recycling of mixed textile waste of multi-material composition.

Neste to collaborate with Licella in utilization of waste plastic

Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel, UK-based chemical recycling company ReNew ELP, and Australian technology developer Licella are joining forces in a development project to explore the potential of using mixed waste plastic as a raw material for fuels, chemicals, and new plastics.

Microbes Fully Metabolize Biodegradable Plastics

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer both for energy production and also to build up microbial biomass.

MOL Group and APK form strategic partnership for plastic recycling

MOL Group and German recycling technology company APK sign strategic cooperation agreement . MOL Group aims to become a regional leader in recycling in line with MOL 2030 strategy.

Recycling plant for bottle to bottle

"With our new recycling plant in Italy, Presenzano (Caserta), we take a step further in the ecofriendly attitude we have been pursuing over the last years" - stated Pietro Bortone, Plant Manager Presenzano Plant of Ferrarelle SpA

DSM and APK cooperate on recycling multilayer food packaging films

Royal DSM, a science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are leading the way in taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films.

Neste aiming to use waste plastic as a raw material for fuels and plastics

Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel, is now exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining.

Borealis to acquire Austrian plastics recycling company Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH

Borealis announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH ("Ecoplast"), an Austrian plastics recycler.