With the launch of several new post-consumer recycled and post-industrial recycled portfolios, Avient Corporation is continuing to respond to industry and consumer demand for more sustainable, eco-friendly products.
Elkamet Kunststofftechnik GmbH, a family-owned producer of extrusion profiles and plastic parts based in Germany, has elected to use Sabic's Lexan polycarbonate resin based on certified renewable feedstock in a number of end applications for the lighting industry.
Within the scope of the 2020 ’50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders’ campaign, TBD Media Group and the Bloomberg media corporation analysed and evaluated the commitment of industrial companies from a wide range of sectors. They came to a selection of the 50 most sustainable and climate-aware companies worldwide. Engel Austria is the only plastics machinery manufacturer to be included.
Circularise, a Dutch start-up founded in 2016 that has developed a blockchain solution for enhancing transparency by tracing materials and sharing data in the plastics industry, has raised €1.5 million funding from the EU Commission’s H2020’s SME Instrument.
Luxembourg-based caps and closures manufacturer United Caps has published an an interim sustainability report outlining its long-term sustainability targets and updating its priorities through 2025 as well as reporting the progress it has made against achieving these
Credible assessment of sustainable procurement is becoming a ‘must have’ valuable tool for global manufacturers. The will to purchase in an ethical manner starts the process, but this alone is not enough to address the supply chain CSR requirements of household-name customers or to deliver the right documentation for responsible businesses, plus they want to be sustainable – both environmentally and financially,
The voluntary PVC Stewardship Program, one of Australia’s longest running product stewardship initiatives, achieved good results in 2019, showing continued improvement across a range of outcomes, the Vinyl Council of Australia has reported.
Remember the plastic-eating wax moth caterpillars? In 2017, the discovery that a certain type of moth caterpillar - the Galleria melonella – appeared to be able to eat polyethylene and thrive, created a stir in the news.