Recycling - news on Plastech

The first PlasticRoad bike path comes in Netherlands

The municipality of Zwolle and the province of Overijssel have committed to the first PlasticRoad pilot project. In September the first PlasticRoad will be constructed in Zwolle and in another location in the province a few months later.

EREMA Group: 155 million euro turnover barrier broken

The EREMA Group closed the 2017/18 fiscal year at the end of March with double-digit growth of over 10 per cent. The companies integrated in the Group have once again achieved a new turnover record with consolidated sales reaching 155 million euros for the first time.

Sigma Plastics Group adding four new NGR recycling lines

Sigma Plastics Group is dramatically increasing their recycling capacity with the addition of four new NGR high output recycling lines. New four S:GRAN 125 machines will reprocess over 4 million pounds per month of film scrap from their in-house film production.


Footfall Increases by over 70% at PRS Europe

PRS Europe 2018 featured over 100 exhibiting companies, heard more than 40 conference speakers giving informative and inspirational presentations and had a total footfall of more than 2,400 over two days, an increase of more than 1,000 compared to the launch event in 2017.

From PET bottles bales to egg packs with Amut technology

Closing the loop motto - three players for a green planet: Global Plastics, Hickman’s Family Farms and Amut Group. Forward-thinking companies who have started a great vertical collaboration to give to plastic a second life, avoiding post-consumer bottles to end up in landfills or in the ocean.

Erema Laserfilter also successful in PET sector

The situation a good year after the product launch is encouraging: the PET Laserfilter has already been sold a number of times in the inline sheet, strapping and pelletising sectors.

From PET bottles straight to packaging

AMUT and EREMA invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand from 28 to 31 May 2018. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the AMUT headquarters in Novara, Italy.

Plastic bags better than their reputation

Independent LCA of grocery carrier bags materials: plastics prove to be the material with the overall lowest impact to environment.

EREMA at NPE 2018: Quality in plastics recycling in greater demand than ever

EREMA will be prioritising quality in every respect at booth W1249 at this year's NPE in Orlando from 7 to 11 May 2018.

EREMA: double the demand for edge trim recycling

EREMA offers a fully automatic processing system for edge trim with the proven INTAREMA K. Sales have increased by 100 per cent compared to the previous financial year.

Lidl targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025

German supermarket chain targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025 and declares full recyclability of packaging for own brands.

Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

On 7 and 8 February, more than 200 delegates from the entire PET value chain from Europe and beyond gathered in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference 2018.

Plastics recycling grows in Europe

The installed capacity for recycling flexible polyethylene (PE: PE-LD, PE-LLD PE-MD & PE-HD) has been increasing significantly over the last years.

China's plastic trash ban is spur to recycle

China’s crackdown on imports of plastic trash should be a signal for rich nations to increase recycling and cut down on non-essential products such as plastic drinking straws, the head of the U.N Environment Programme said on Monday.

European Plastics Industry works towards 50% plastics waste recycling by 2040

Six European organisations from the plastics value chain have committed, in cooperation with the European Commission, to launch Circularity Platforms aiming to reach 50% plastics waste recycling by 2040.

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