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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.

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging from their global system by the end of 2018.

PET collection and recycling rates in Europe increased in 2016

Out of 3.147.000 tonnes of PET bottles and containers placed in the European market in 2016, a remarkable number of 59.8% - in total 1.880.900 tonnes - were collected and thereof 1.773.200 tonnes mechanically recycled.


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.

New developments in the recycling of PET thermoforms in Europe

Report from the Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group and its public workshop

Recycled film quality negatively affected by degradable plastics from Southern Europe

Even very low quantities of degradable plastics that end up in the traditional plastic waste streams have a significant, negative impact on recycled plastics.

SIPA and EREMA hold Open House

A very special Open House was held from 4 to 6 September at the SIPA headquarters in Vittorio Veneto, Italy.

Krones and Erema are joining forces to progress PET recycling

Krones and Erema at drinktec 2017

EREMA extends production capacities and optimises fabrication

The manufacturer of recycling systems is relying on new production processes with the optimum use of resources in its production of assembly groups.

New Automated Belt Melt Filter from BritAS

BritAS presents its latest product - ABMF 1600 with 50% more filter surface for the automated belt melt filter.

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.

Axion Polymers launches new 100% recycled ABS grades

Axion Polymers has launched a new range of strong and durable 100% recycled ABS grades.

Germans recycle PET more and more effectively

In Germany PET bottles are recycled at a total of about 93.5 percent, while one-way deposit PET bottles have reached a whole 97.9 percent.

NGR makes it mark at K 2016

At K 2016 NGR presented S.M.A.R.T. and efficient solutions for the future of the plastics industry.

Great interest for Gneuss' new IV booster JUMP at K 2016

The new IV booster JUMP enables waste to be directly reintroduced into the production process.

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