In this Way2K interview conducted by the VDMA in the lead-up to K 2022, Lukas Buske, Head of Plasma Applications at Plasmatreat GmbH discusses the environmental benefits of plasma technology.
Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) can see chemical recycling processes as the new “El Dorado of plastic” that offer a complementary solution to mechanical recycling.
A European technology to produce PET bottles entirely from post-consumer waste has been awarded the WorldStar Packaging Award.
Innovate UK has awarded a £840,000 (€970,000) grant to a consortium of UK companies and institutions to develop a novel process to remove odour from post-consumer recycled plastics.
Cabot Corp. launched new grades of black masterbatch based on recycled polymers during the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019, held in Amsterdam 9-11 April.
Italian biotechnology company Bio-On and Spanish cooperative Sociedad Cooperativa General Agropecuaria (ACOR) have agreed to study the feasibility of an industrial-scale production plant for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) bioplastics based on Bio-On's proprietary technology and using sugar beet waste, co- and by-products as feedstock.
Scientists from oil giant ExxonMobil and the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US have developed a potential breakthrough in reducing the amount of energy and emissions associated with manufacturing plastics.
Solvay has celebrated the achievement of pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, who have completed their solar-powered world flight at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2).
Lindamar Industries, a US manufacturer and supplier of custom plastic bags, is launching a line of compostable bags made from renewable corn starch and biodegradable polymers
Recycling technology group Erema has expanded its headquarters building in Ansfelden, near Linz, Austria.