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The era of carbon awareness has arrived. Everyone wants to be carbon neutral,
or even better, carbon negative.
With climate change in the public spotlight, plastics companies – especially in Europe -- are focused on their greenhouse gas emissions. Sustainable Plastics Editor Karen Laird covers why the plastics supply chain has a growing interest in being carbon neutral, what’s involved, and some of the hurdles in the way.
Lactalis Nestlé, a major producer of yoghurt and dairy desserts, has announced that it is transitioning to the use of recycled plastic in the packaging for two of its brands in Spain and Portugal.
In this Way2K interview conducted by the VDMA in the lead-up to K 2022, Dr. Benedikt Brenken, director of the R-Cycle initiative, explains the importance of digital data in enabling a circular economy.
In June, recycled plastics producers continued to raise prices despite a sizeable reduction in the cost of virgin polymers.
Supercritical fluid foaming process creates copolyester elastomer that offers improved resilience, eliminates VOCs.
The latest figures from the national packaging waste database show that the UK has achieved the highest volume of plastic packaging recycling on record in the second quarter of 2022.
The first six months of 2022 have been a roller coaster of events, according to Borealis CEO Thomas Gangl, ranging from the launch of a new sustainability strategy and the disinvestment of the fertiliser business to in June the staging of the Borouge IPO on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX): a ‘once in a lifetime experience’.
In June, a combination of weak demand and improving supply led to a further decline in European standard thermoplastic prices, despite little change to monomer costs.
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