An eight-month project that kicked off in October aims to evaluate the application of composite materials to produce the battery casings used in electric vehicles instead opting for aluminium and steel, as is currently the case.
Hyundai and INEOS will have announced plans to jointly investigate opportunities for the production and supply of hydrogen as well as the worldwide deployment of new hydrogen applications and technologies.
Packaging specialist Paccor has joined Circopack, a packaging project initiated by Pack4Food – a consortium of companies active in the food and packaging industry and their suppliers working in collaboration with Flanders’ FOOD, SensNet and a number of research institutions to promote the development of sustainable packaging solutions.
As major consumer product companies rethink how they use plastic packaging, a new report points to changes, including much less growth in resin consumption, more recycled content and a push to eliminate hard-to-recycle items and plastics.
A group of Nordic nations kicked off a campaign Oct. 19 for a global treaty to regulate plastics, comparing it to efforts to build international agreements around climate change, biodiversity and toxic chemicals.
As a result of a three-way strategic collaboration, Covestro has now, for the first time, taken delivery of 1,000 tons of renewable phenol from Borealis, produced with renewable hydrocarbons from Neste.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Trinseo. During that time, the company has firmly embarked on what it describes as an ‘ambitious, measurable, and achievable longer-term sustainability journey.
A project in Gothenburg, Sweden aiming to construct a new, sustainable building to house a ‘fossil-free’ preschool will install PVC pipes made from Biovyn, a renewably-sourced PVC material produced by Inovyn, in the building.
The European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF) has closed its first round and launched operations today with € 82 million from its cornerstone investor EIB and three private investors: PreZero International GmbH, which operates in waste and recycling; Corbion NV, a global market leader in bio-based chemicals and polymers; and Hettich Beteiligungen GmbH, a successful investor in sustainable business and services.