Danimer Scientific Inc. is working with Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. on a new production method for bioplastic resins.
Five sustainable climate ideas received an award, including the skinmelt technology developed by Engel for processing recycled plastic waste.
Tecarim, a subsidiary of plastics processor Ensinger GmbH, in Nufringen, has changed hands in a management buyout, for an undisclosed sum.
The world's largest restaurant company is reducing the use of plastic in its toys and moving to more sustainable options such as paper, bio-based and recycled materials.
This week, the UK’s annual Recycle Week takes place for the 18th year. The slogan this year - Step it up this Recycle Week - is aimed at ‘galvanising the public into recycling more of the right things, more often’, says WRAP, the organisers behind the event.
Despite the disruptions in the waste management market during the Covid pandemic, installed recycling capacity for flexible film in Europe increased by almost 10% in 2020, according to the latest figures released by Plastics Recyclers Europe.
Until now, coated paper- and cardboard has mostly been a recycling headache. The problem is the need to separate the plastic from the paperboard prior to recycling, to avoid contaminating the paper recycling stream.
Company president says more space needed for production-scale testing; 'attractive' space, flexible schedules needed to lure talent.
Chemical company Versalis, a subsidiary of Eni has acquired the technology and plants of Ecoplastic, a De Berg group company specialising in the recovery, recycling and transformation chain of styrenic polymers.
In 1954, Floyd Paxton invented Kwik Lok and it quickly became a preferred method for keeping bags of Washington State apples safe and fresh. Today, Kwik Lok has six factories, employs more than 330 people and its products have been used by billions of people throughout the world.
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