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Chemical recycling makes useful product from waste bioplastic

22 May, 2020

A faster, more efficient way of recycling plant-based "bioplastics" has been developed by a team of scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Bath.

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Design for Recycling: the value chain of plastics packaging works towards a harmonised assessment of recyclability

20 May, 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 — In 2019, several players from the value chain of plastics packaging joined forces in the RecyClass Platform initiative, to create harmonised Design for Recycling Guidelines,... Read More >>

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PLASTIC RECYCLING: TOTAL AND PURECYCLE TECHNOLOGIES FORM A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

20 May, 2020

Total has signed an agreement with PureCycle Technologies to develop a strategic partnership in plastic recycling. As part of the agreement, Total undertakes to purchase part of the output of... Read More >>

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NOVA Chemicals and Enerkem Collaborate to Close the Loop on Plastics Recycling

14 May, 2020

 

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Ampacet Launches Masterbatch for BOPE Film to Support the Circular Economy

07 May, 2020

BOPE-FilmAmpacet has introduced BIAX4CE™ masterbatch portfolio specifically designed for BOPE film.

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Dow and Doxa Plast join forces to deliver stretch films made with renewable resources

06 May, 2020

HORGEN, Switzerland and Värnamo, Sweden – May 5th, 2020 – Dow (NYSE: DOW), and stretch film manufacturer Doxa Plast together announce the commercialization of a family of bio-based high-performance stretch... Read More >>

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KRATON LAUNCHES CIRKULAR+™ PRODUCT LINE FOR PLASTICS UPCYCLING AND CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS

30 Apr, 2020

Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces the launch of its new CirKular+™ product... Read More >>

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INEOS, Plastic Energy to build pyrolysis-based chemical recycling plant

27 Apr, 2020

LONDON (ICIS)--INEOS and Plastic Energy are to build a new pyrolysis-based chemical recycling plant to come on stream at the end of 2023.

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BASF and Security Matters collaborate to accelerate progress towards a circular economy for plastics

22 Apr, 2020

Ludwigshafen, Germany / Melbourne, Australia, April 20, 2020 – Security Matters, Ltd and BASF sign a binding joint development agreement to develop solutions for plastics traceability and circularity. Plastics, with... Read More >>

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Packaging & material cycles: APK invests over a million euros into analytic facility for plastics recyclates

17 Apr, 2020

Merseburg, 16 April 2020 – APK is fully committed to closing material cycles for different types of packaging solutions with the help of innovative recycling technologies. Shortly before Easter on... Read More >>

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UPM Raflatac and SABIC first to bring PP label material with recycled content to market

09 Apr, 2020

(UPM Raflatac, Helsinki, 9 April 2020 at 11:00 EET) – UPM Raflatac is taking a major step toward creating a circular economy by collaborating with SABIC, a global leader in... Read More >>

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Reduced Off-Odor Of Plastic Recyclates

07 Apr, 2020

Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not... Read More >>