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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 >>

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European Soft Drinks Industry Joins the “Close the Glass Loop” to Optimize Glass Packaging Circular Economy

03 Apr, 2020

UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe – representing the European soft drinks industry (1) – joins “Close the Glass Loop” – the major industry stewardship programme for glass packaging (2) initiated by... Read More >>

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Visionary Multi-Layer Film Recycling Avoids Production Waste

03 Apr, 2020

Stuttgart, April 2020 – Coperion GmbH is implementing a closed-loop concept for the production of flexible multi-layer film. Recycling multi-layer film has long posed a challenge since such films can... Read More >>

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Plastics had been falling out of favor. Then came the coronavirus

26 Mar, 2020

NEW YORK – It took one week after the first U.S. case of COVID-19 with no overseas connection for Starbucks Corp. to temporarily ban customers from bringing in reusable coffee... Read More >>

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EUBP raises concerns over biased EASAC report on bio-based and biodegradable plastics

19 Mar, 2020

If we wanted to condense the gist of the report, we could say that EASAC discourages all the innovations that appear in the industrial sector currently dominated by fossil-based plastics”,... Read More >>

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Recent developments in tube laminate sustainability

19 Mar, 2020

As any consumer packaging, also tube laminates are becoming more sustainable and circular. There are several interesting developments taking place. For example, we have been working with different PP laminates... Read More >>

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Newcycling® – the innovative recycling technology from APK AG

18 Mar, 2020

Plastic waste is one of the biggest problems of our time. Globally, almost 80 million tons of plastic packaging waste is generated every year.

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Borealis producing certified renewable polypropylene at own facilities in Belgium

12 Mar, 2020

Borealis has started to produce polypropylene (PP) based on Neste-produced renewable feedstock in its production facilities in Kallo and Beringen, Belgium. This marks the first time that Borealis has replaced... Read More >>

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Coca-Cola and Indorama Ventures ink partnership to build PH’s largest bottle-to-bottle recycling facility

12 Mar, 2020

 

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Sustainability: HCCB collects 30,000 kg of plastics, aiming to double the number of cities

12 Mar, 2020

BANGALORE: Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB), leading FMCG companies, has helped collect more than 30,000 kg of different kinds of plastics from 9 locations across 7 cities in the first phase... Read More >>

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The European Plastics Pact : A new Milestone towards Circular Economy

07 Mar, 2020

Despite the many benefits plastics provide us, we face a huge challenge in reducing our plastic wastage and littering. To face this challenge, the European Plastics Pact accelerates the shift... Read More >>