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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)...

CleanStream creates market for recovered PP

Berry Global is to build a polymer recycling unit in the UK later this year, as part of a number of initiatives designed to...

Flexible packaging recycling scheme expanded in Africa

Dow has expanded its Project Reflex initiative in Egypt and Guinea, following a successful pilot phase in Nigeria. Working together with local partners, the initiative...

Slick bottle launch by olive oil brand

One of the US’ top-selling olive oil brands, Filippo Berio, has launched a new ‘sustainable’ bottle that utilises 50 per cent rPET content. Marco de...

Purina debuts ‘designed to be recyclable’ pouch

Nestlé Purina is to debut mono-material packaging for its Gourmet Mon Petit cat food range, building on a year-long pilot study under the Felix...

Coveris stretches silage film capabilities

Flexible packaging converter Coveris has completed the installation of a five-layer stretch film extrusion line at its plant in the Austrian town of Kufstein,...

Honest approach to bottles

Drinks brand Honest has launched a reusable drinking bottle made from locally sourced recycled plastics. The Honest Bottle has been designed so that it...

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