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Singapore postpones packaging reduction deadline for companies in light of Covid-19 disruption

17 Jun, 2020

In light of Covid-19 pandemic disruptions, the Singapore government has given companies another year before they must submit plans for reducing the amount of packaging they use.

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Recyclability Protocol for PP containers published by RecyClass

17 Jun, 2020

RecyClass’ Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for PP (polypropylene) is a guidance for carrying out laboratory analysis of the various design features of rigid packaging made from PP resin. Its ultimate objective... Read More >>

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Methodology for plastic packaging recyclability assessment published by RecyClass

04 Jun, 2020

 

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Industry Launches New Guidelines on Including Recycled Content In Packaging

29 May, 2020

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) in conjunction with the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has announced the launch of new guidelines, Recycled... Read More >>

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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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