A new initiative from the North London Waste Authority (NLWA) aims to promote and boost the amount of expanded polystyrene that is collected and recycled at its eight reuse and recycling centres - RRCs - across north London.
From 1 March 2021, the EU prohibited halogenated flame retardants in plastic enclosures and stands of electronic displays.
A new chemical recycling process based on hydrolysis and developed by Evonik that enables flexible PU foams to be converted back to the original polyol raw material is opening the door for a more efficient polyurethane mattress recycling process.
Herbal Essences will become the first P&G brand to use Eastman Renew molecular-recycled plastic in its packaging.
Officials of the injection molding machine builder say medical and packaging markets comprise about two-thirds of sales and the electronics market has picked up.
Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. recently signed a licensing agreement with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., a Japanese chemicals company that is part of the Mitsui conglomerate.
Austrian packaging giant and recycler Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG opened a 20-million-euro ($22.9 million) high density polyethylene recycling plant in central Mexico Nov. 10 and promptly announced it will double the facility's capacity to 66.2 million pounds a year by the second half of 2022.
The Feddersen Group has obtained ISCC Plus and REDcert certification for a number of the companies in the group. Both Akro-Plastic GmbH - including its branches Af-Color and Bio-Fed - PolyComp GmbH were recently granted ISCC PLUS and REDcert² certification.
As 3D printing becomes an increasingly accepted manufacturing technology, one area that has continued to raise problems is that of the choice of materials.
A new partnership between Israel’s UBQ Materials and Polyram Group, a leading international supplier of high performance thermoplastic compounds, aims to bring new sustainability solutions to market.
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