Circular economy - news on Plastech

Oxo degradable plastic packaging is not a solution to plastics pollution?

Oxo-degradable plastics are being produced and sold in many countries, with society being led to believe they safely biodegrade in nature. Yet significant evidence suggests oxo-degradable plastics do not safely biodegrade but fragment into small pieces, contributing to microplastics pollution.

Plastics and Rubber machines make important contribution to circular economy

At 19 October 2017 the VDMA visits the companies EREMA, KraussMaffei Berstorff, Wittmann Battenfeld and Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at the International Trade Fair for Plastics Processing, Fakuma, together with representatives of the press.

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017

VinylPlus announces exciting expert speaker line-up for VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017


Plastic waste opportunities and challenges in a Circular Economy

Some 300 experts gathered in Vienna on 22 and 23 February during the 13th edition of IdentiPlast - PlasticsEurope's international conference on the recycling and recovery of plastics.

Plastics associations demand truly European Circular Economy

EuPC, PlasticsEurope and PRE call for a truly European Circular Economy for plastics.

PC sheets used in sustainable ICEhouse building

ICEhouse building using SABIC's Lexan sheet signifies innovation for the circular economy.

Aluminium beverage can recycling at new record high

More than 7 out of 10 aluminium beverage cans remain in the European Circular Economy.

New Circular Economy package will support plastics recycling

The revised Circular Economy Package will be released by the end of this year.