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Winpak’s Winnipeg plant granted ISCC approval

Winpak has been granted the ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) Plus certificate for its largest facility in North America. The certification at the Winnipeg,...

Private equity firm purchases Petainer

Private equity firm Ara Partners has acquired Petainer, a manufacturer of PET packaging for the soft drinks, beer, water and other CPG sectors. Led by...

Dow’s TF-BOPE resins certified in China

Dow’s recyclable packaging solution based on Innate TF PE resins has been certified in China to reduce carbon emissions by 35 per cent. Certified by...

Sensolus and Tosca pool expertise

Belgium asset management firm Sensolus is entering into a partnership with Tosca, a producer of reusable plastic containers, pallets and bins, in order to...

LanzaTech and Danone perfect direct-to-MEG process

A consortium including LanzaTech and Danone has discovered a new route to monoethylene glycol (MEG), a key building block for PET resin, that it...

LCA suggests PP recycling process better than new production

A third party preliminary Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has revealed that PureCycle Technologies’ purification process for recycling PP waste uses less energy and has...

Eastern European recycler plans rPET growth

One of eastern Europe’s largest recycling businesses has received a €127 million ($134.6m) funds injection to support its expansion in the region. Green Group is...

Lummus and Braskem partner on green ethylene licensing

Lummus Technology, a US-based supplier of process technologies and energy solutions, is partnering with biopolymer producer Braskem to license green ethylene technology. Lummus and Braskem...

LyondellBasell makes 2030 recycled polymers pledge

LyondellBasell has pledged to ramp up the recycling of plastics and the use of renewable-based feedstock to help end plastics waste in the environment. The...

Coveris Pirtó switches to 100 per cent renewable energy

Coveris’s central and eastern European hub in Hungary has switched to 100 per cent energy from renewable resources, including biomass and solar power. The Pirtó...

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