The global conversation around how humans have impacted the physical environment triggering climate change has seismically shifted in recent years.
The European plastics industry has been under threat since Russia invaded Ukraine, and China’s Shanghai having been in lockdown for about two months.
The NextLoopp project, a global multi-participant effort aimed at the development of mechanically recycled food-grade polypropylene, has successfully completed the first full-scale packaging production trials using its PPristine food-grade resins.
Consolidated sales rose 27 percent in 2021, showing a short-term V-shaped decline since 2019, along with a rapid recovery.
Following up on the acquisition of a minority stake in Alterra Energy in 2020, Neste has now announced the purchase of the European rights to Alterra Energy’s liquefaction technology.
At this year’s K trade fair in Düsseldorf, the booth of extrusion expert battenfeld-cincinnati will reflect the main topics of the show’s major themes: circular economy, digitalisation and climate protection, with a focus on the latter, said CEO Gerold Schley.
Pla.to Technology has developed the first industrial technology solution for the bottle-to-bottle recycling of HDPE detergent bottles, the company said.
Renewable chemistry company Avantium N.V. has signed a conditional offtake agreement with Carlsberg Group, one of the leading brewery groups in the world, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands.
At the Plastics Recycling Show Europe which took place this week in Amsterdam, Erema CEO Manfred Hackl announced that Erema had acquired a 19.8 % share in a young Austrian start-up called Plasticpreneur.
During a recent pre-K event in Austria, Sustainable Plastics caught up with Lucrèce Foufopoulos, Executive Vice President – Polyolefins, Circular Economy and CTO at Borealis for a quick interview.
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