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First sustainable LEGO bricks will be launched in 2018

LEGO botanical elements such as leaves, bushes and trees will be made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane in the future and will appear in LEGO boxes already in 2018.

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.

New materials for lighter, more efficient structures

The EU-funded INCOM project has used cellulosic nanofiber to reinforce composite sandwich structures, thus reducing their weight and increasing their sustainability.


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.

10-th anniversary of Water for the World programme

Borealis and Borouge celebrate the tenth anniversary of their Water for the World programme, having helped 800,000 people to access clean water and sanitation.

TEPPFA launches international Discover Plastics campaign

Curated by TEPPFA and in partnership with four National Associations, Discover Plastics drives awareness of the natural suitability of plastic pipes for sewer and stormwater applications.

Solvay partners with the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions

Solvay is joining the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, created by Solar Impulse founder Bertrand Piccard, to promote efficient technologies, processes and systems that help improve the quality of life on earth.

Solar control glass on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

William F. Feehery, president of DuPont Industrial Biosciences at 2017 Sustainability Summit

DuPont Industrial Biosciences President William Feehery to Speak at The Economist’s Sustainability Summit on Advances in Sustainable Biotechnology

Borealis launches first ADCA-free material solution for data cables

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

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017

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

Tetra Pak announces science based targets for climate impact reduction

Tetra Pak pledged that by 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations will be at least 40% lower than in 2015.

Südpack publishes first sustainability report

The family-owned company based in Ochsenhausen, Germany, is releasing its first sustainability report.

Borealis leading the way in promoting the Circular Economy for Polyolefins

Borealis has become the first prime plastics producer to join the New Plastics Economy initiative.

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