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European recycling markets reel from coronavirus

European recycling markets reel from coronavirus

Sources in the recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) market - the most widely recycled plastic across Europe - are already seeing a change in consumer behaviour, particularly around buying habits, and more importantly, recycling habits.


Exiba joins Styrenics Circular Solutions

Exiba joins Styrenics Circular Solutions

Styrenics Circular Solutions welcomes Exiba as a new member. Key contributor to European thermal insulation sector joins SCS’ drive for full circularity of styrenics.


Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance

Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance

Reifenhäuser becomes a member of the European Union Circular Plastics Alliance. On March 10, 2020, Ulrich Reifenhäuser signed a declaration that commits over 175 companies and associations to reuse 10 million metric tons of recycled plastics in new products by the year 2025.


Plastics Recycling Show Europe postponed

Plastics Recycling Show Europe postponed

The organisers of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) have announced the postponement of PRSE 2020, scheduled to take place on 25 and 26 March 2020 at the RAI Amsterdam, in the light of the evolving novel coronavirus (Covid-19) situation.


Mr. Green Africa goes for the latest Erema technology

Mr. Green Africa goes for the latest Erema technology

At this year's Propak East Africa in Nairobi from 17 to 19 March, visitors to the shared trade fair stand (D9 in the Tsavo Hall) can find out how the recycling company Mr. Green Africa combines social responsibility with the highest specification technology and cost effectiveness.


Term "Single-Use Plastic" harming recycling

Term "Single-Use Plastic" harming recycling

Recent research conducted on behalf of the Natural Source Waters Association clearly shows the need to be careful of the terms and language used when talking about plastics and recycling.


Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Hard on the heels of the launch of the new Tomra R1 “multi-feed” reverse vending solution, global reverse vending leader Tomra is taking recycling automation up a notch with the unveiling of the Express returns concept.