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Flint lends a hand to CEFLEX project

Printing specialist Flint Group Packaging has lent its support to the CEFLEX Quality Recycling Project (QRP), co-developing and trialling duplex laminated flexible packaging comprising...

Dow achieves recycled content certification for PE compounds

A range of post-consumer recycled (PCR) resins are the first PE compounds to be certified in accordance with the Standard UNE-EN 15343 for plastics...

Braskem secures exclusive rights to chemical recycling output

Nexus Circular and Braskem have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to secure the production output from a new chemical recycling facility planned near...

Berry and McCormick collaborate on PCR switch

US food business McCormick & Company has worked with Berry Global to launch Assorted and Neon Food Color bottles made from 100 per cent...

PCEP hits plastics target and ramps up commitments

The Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) has upgraded its voluntary plastics pledge and commitments after achieving its initial target ahead of schedule. In 2018, PCEP...

RKW ‘on course’ to meet sustainability goals

RKW Group remains on course to meet its 2025 sustainability commitments after further reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and expanding recycling activities in the...

Borealis launches base chemicals range from recycled waste

Borealis has strengthened its EverMinds product offering with a new range of sustainable base chemicals. The Borvida portfolio includes base chemicals and cracker products (such...

Avient launches PCR colour-prediction service

Avient has created a service to help customers determine whether specific colours are feasible in applications that include post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. The inks, additives...

NextLoopp closes in on rPP loop

NextLoopp, the global project set up to close the loop on food-grade PP, has undertaken its first full-scale packaging production trials using its novel...

Pyrolysis project selected for funding

The Plastics2Olefins project has been selected for the European Union’s Research and Innovation Framework Programme Horizon Europe, with a budget of €18 million ($18.7m)...

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