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Chemical recycling ‘breakthrough’ needs government help, claims pioneer

A UK-based chemical recycling pioneer has predicted 2019 to be the “breakthrough year” for the process but is calling on government to support the...

Will 2019 be another tumultuous year for North American polyester?

More of the same is expected in the North American polyester industry next year as the PET resin and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) supply...

AIMPLAS explores the roles of enzymes in sustainability

The Plastics Technology Centre (AIMPLAS) in Valencia, Spain is investigating the roles that enzymes can play in the plastics sector to improve the sustainability...

Chemistry at work as BASF replaces fossil resources

Petrochemical giant BASF has started to manufacture products based on chemically recycled plastics waste, thereby partially replacing fossil resources. The company’s ChemCycling project has already...

SureHandle secures two WorldStar awards

A PET container with integral handle has won two WorldStar awards in the food and beverage categories, becoming one of only five US-based companies...

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Danone UK signs recycling agreement

Danone has signed a three-year deal with recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety, which will see it manage the food and beverage giant’s packaging waste recycling obligations in...

Healthy drinks firms merge in $85m deal

US-based New Age Beverages is to acquire fellow healthy beverages producer Morinda Holdings for $85 million, as it seeks to become the world’s leading...

Carlsberg Group increases ownership in Portuguese brewer

Danish brewer Carlsberg Group has acquired 28.5 per cent of the shares in Viacer, the controlling shareholder of the Portuguese-based Super Bock Group. This means...

Coca-Cola extends rPET agreement

The Coca-Cola Company has extended an agreement that involves the extension of a loan to Netherlands-based Ioniqa Technologies in order to develop its technology...

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