Virginia's Legislature has struck a deal between environmental and business interests, banning expanded polystryene takeout packaging but adopting a new law on chemical recycling factories favored by the plastics industry.
With the introduction of its carton packaging containing attributed recycled polymers derived from advanced recycling, Tetra Pak has become the first company in the food and beverage packaging industry to be awarded the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Advanced Products certification.
The collaboration announced last year between film and packaging producer Südpack and Recenso, the developer of the Carboliq chemical recycling process has yielded its first tangible results: a truckload of oil.
A new, collaborative project from VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, targeted at boosting sustainability in healthcare across Europe, has launched today.
Huhtamaki Flexible Packaging Europe has obtained RecyClass approval for three polyethylene laminated tube technologies, developed in collaboration with its partners, the Czech injection moulder and toolmaker, Zalesi, and Plastuni Lisses, a member of Somater Group.
Vanden Recycling has announced the appointment of Paul Turner as senior advisor - a role that the company says will be critical as the plastics recycling company continues to expand its global footprint and open new divisions.