The European Commission’s long-awaited new plastics packaging and waste regulations will have a major impact in the industry. In our Sustainable Plastics Live, Karen Laird breaks down the proposal including impacts on recyclers, biodegradable resins, chemical recycling and consumers.
The newly announced proposed revisions to Europe’s Packaging and Packaging Waste directive contains a plethora of suggested improvements aimed at boosting the circularity of packaging, with a focus on the need to accelerate and increase the reuse and recycling of all packaging.
Chicago, Illinois – Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd has entered into a joint-development agreement with LanzaTech NZ Inc. to reuse rubber, resin and urethane waste for the production of isoprene, the companies announced 29 Nov.
The General Assembly of Chemical Recycling Europe (CRE) has re-elected Carlos Monreal, the founder & CEO of Plastic Energy, as its President for the next two years.
Nextek Limited, the UK consultancy with a focus on sustainable solutions in polymers and recycling that is founded and led by Professor Edward Kosior, has been named the winner of the Alliance Prize in Circular Solutions for Flexibles.
Recycled plastic prices fell across the board during October.
Anellotech has produced drum quantities of aromatics produced from recycled mixed waste plastics.
Consulting firm McKinsey & Co. supports the idea of secondary sortation as a way to capture more hard-to-recycle plastics from the waste stream.
The long-awaited proposal for the revised European regulation on packaging and packaging waste was published earlier today.
Egypt’s first chemical recycling plant looks set to be powered by Honeywell’s UpCycle technology.
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