The value chain initiative PrintCYC, which aims to develop cost-effective, circular solutions for recycling printed plastic films into near-virgin quality recyclate for the production of new film, is making good progress, the project group reports.
Since its founding in 2016, Interface Polymers has worked to commercialise new technology to tackle the surface and polymer matrix compatibility issues in incompatible polymer blends. In just a few years, the company has produced a number of solutions.
As part of its ‘Circle for Good’ commitment, cat and dog food brand Dechra Veterinary Products is now selling its latest organic range of Specific brand pet food in a more eco-friendly packaging.
The latest annual Household Plastics Collection survey published by plastics recycling charity Recoup indicates that one of the effects of the pandemic has been to significantly boost the plastics recycling rate from household collections.
Materials maker DSM wants to replace "a significant portion" of its fossil fuel-based feedstocks by 2030 and will work with Neste to help make that happen.
World leaders seem to have been talking about the problem of plastic pollution without doing much about it for ages.
Since 2018, when the company had announced its intention to achieve 50% rPET usage across the EU by 2030, technological developments have occurred that are allowing the company to speed up this ambition by a considerable margin.
Greiner Packaging has announced that it has become an official member of the SIngapore-based international Alliance to End Plastic Waste.
The Brussels-based Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) has expanded its team with the appointment of two members of the secretariat, Rebecca Colley-Jones and Petya Todorova.
A collaborative development project participated in by a team of five companies working closely together has led to the development of a multi-barrier casing for meat products made via advanced recycling of post-consumer plastics.
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