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.
In a move that is directed at both providing greater transparency and helping its customers to effectively lower their CO2 emissions, BASF is providing its customers with information about the carbon footprints of all of its products – all 45,000 of them.
The Dutch State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management Stientje van Veldhoven has announced that the packaging industry in the Netherlands will not only be implementing the recycling targets set by the EU, but that this will be taken a step further.
As the first chemical company in Thailand and only the second chemical company in Southeast Asia, Indorama Ventures has become a Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Supporter. By becoming a supporter, the company indicates that it supports the voluntary recommendation of the TFCD and the organisation's climate change agenda.
The very first of a new generation of bridges will be installed in a Rotterdam park. The 3D printed bridge, made from ‘circular’ composites, is the result of a collaboration between the contractor Royal HaskoningDHV, DSM, and City of Rotterdam.
Blockchain, digitalisation, transparency and the circular economy - these are the key concepts to understanding what Circularise is about. In this Q & A, Mesbah Sabur explains what Circularise is and what it aims to become.
With the increased acceptance of the mass balance approach to support the adoption of recycled or renewable raw materials, the need for a globally recognized mass balance standard for the industry has grown.
Concern about marine pollution caused by microplastics - plastic particles measuring up to 5mm – continues to increase, as awareness grows about their adverse impact on the ecosystem, as well as on the human body through the food chain.