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Borealis launches first ADCA-free material solution for data cables

Borealis launches the innovative grade HE4883, an ADCA-free material solution for physically foamed

DSM invests in optimizing environmental footprint

New investment in Emmen facility underpins company’s global sustainability strategy.

MEP's adopt EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags

European Parliament adopted EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags.

Arburg Energy Efficiency Award 2015

The winner for 2015 is ARaymond, one of the world's market leaders in clip fasteners for the automotive industry.

Fashion show at NPE2015 reflects zero waste strategy

Stylish and unique garments and accessories designed by students of the Savannah College of Art and Design will be made of recycled and reused plastics.

New solution for wind turbines

BASF's Relest Wind LEP paint improve resistance of rotor blades.

Styron Attains Responsible Care Certification

Styron achieved Responsible Care certification, following the completion of a third-party audit of the company's environmental, health, safety and security management systems.

Reverdia starts operations at the world’s first large-scale plant for bio-based succinic acid

Company delivers on promise to come on-stream before year’s end, using unique and proprietary low-pH yeast technology to make Biosuccinium™ with best-in-class environmental footprint.

Interview with Marc Jamin, SABIC

We publish an interview with Marc Jamin.

New labels launched by SATO

SATO, a leader in barcode printing, labeling and EPC/RFID solutions announced the release of its new EcoNano series of labels; labels that absorb and reduce the CO2 that is released into the atmosphere when labels are incinerated.

Wind blade composites market grows as offshore wind energy advances

Many nations have set challenging targets for renewable energy production and it was in this setting that AMI held the latest global conference on Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture in December 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Energy-saving packaging - for sustainable industry

Sustainability is becoming a major issue for more and more packaging companies. These companies use ecologically optimised value chains, but do so not primarily in order to adhere to legal regulations, but above all because they have recognised the economic relevance of being environmentally active.

 BASF foam helps harness solar energy

BASF’s Basotect melamine foam is in use for insulating the Gobi line of solar flat plate collectors by Heliodyne, Richmond, California, one of the oldest and largest manufacturers of solar collectors in the US. The Gobi line is Heliodyne’s flagship product that has continuously been refined and optimized for over 30 years.

Global plastics industry launches action plan for solutions on marine litter

Plastics industry leaders from across the world met this week in Dubai to create a global action plan for solutions on marine litter.

Green Paper on packaging and sustainability

A Green Paper resulting from a broad stakeholder consultation on the topic of Packaging and Sustainability has been published by EUROPEN.