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Recycling groups launch global definition of ‘plastics recyclability’

In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two recycling organisations have...

Ampacet reveals ‘Plastics Reimagined’

US-based Ampacet Corporation has implemented a new logo, tagline and website in an attempt to bring fresh focus to innovation, expansion, global support and...

Polyethylene demand doubles but demands on it rise too

In the wake of a global campaign to reduce single-use plastics and create plastics- free aisles in supermarkets, IHS Markit has predicted that demand for...

Faerch Plast joins UK Plastics Pact

Danish plastics food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact, stating that as part of its commitment to the...

Borealis joins in support to tackle ocean waste in Indonesia

Austrian producer of polyethylene and polypropylene Borealis has joined in the mission to tackle ocean plastics by providing funding for the second phase of the...

Circularity of polystyrene advanced by Ineos and Agilyx

Canada-based sytrenics supplier Ineos Styrolution and US plastics recycling company Agilyx Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for deploying Agilyx’s de-polymerisation technology at...

Stadler calls for uniform recycling to meet proposed EU targets

Germany-based international sorting system specialist, Stadler Engineering, has called for a uniform approach to waste collection and the end of co-mingled recycling if new...

Indian firm develops slick solution to edible oil packaging

India-based flexible packaging company Uflex Ltd has developed a formula that renders barrier packaging for edible oil re-processable, keeping the firm on course to...

Partnership aims to convert waste into virgin grade material

A food packaging system has been developed by a collaboration of three companies that targets the conversion of PET waste into virgin grade material....

London recycling rate is ‘rubbish’, claims environment report

The London Assembly Environment Committee has published a report that labels the UK capital’s recycling rate as “rubbish” and makes a series of robust...