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Circular Economy

Yesterday evening the Awarding Ceremony of the 7th Edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards took place in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event takes place every two years with the specific goal to highlight and reward European... Read more

PACKAGING

A consortium comprising Nouryon, Gasunie and four other partners will receive an €11-million European grant towards their proposed green hydrogen project in Delfzijl, the Netherlands... Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

The European chemical industry remains a strong part of the EU economy showing stable production levels over the past few years. While some traditional manufacturing sectors are currently in recession, the chemical industry is actively exploring... Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

Finland's Fortum has announced will be acquiring Crisolteq, a Finnish firm that specialises in recycling of valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. Fortum has described the investment as strengthening its position in the recycling of high value... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Recycling waste plastics is essential to creating a circular economy. Current recycling methods are hampered by issues such as societal perceptions of recycling, to economic barriers and technological; however, over the past few years the number... Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry, has released a statement welcoming the communication on the European Green Deal, which was recently published by the new EU Commission under... Read more

On first sight, Chicago’s Pullman District may not seem like the place you might expect to find one of the United States’ most progressive factories. Passing a giant Walmart and dilapidated buildings on a once prosperous brownfield site in a... Read more

The paper industry's association in Europe, Cepi, has announced the launch of a new sector-wide alliance, 4evergreen. The alliance aims to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate... Read more

Seven European cities that will pilot a series of demonstration actions on construction and demolition waste (CDW) and organic waste (OW) with the aim of achieving material circularity. Over 30 new tools and processes will be tested as part of... Read more

Recent research has shown that today’s environmentally conscious shoppers expect more from packaging, especially when it comes to their beverage choices. It is no longer enough for packaging to only protect the product, be convenient and visually... Read more

Plastic packaging manufacturer Berry Global Group has announced a collaboration with global chemical firm SABIC to drive the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling. The companies boast a longtime partnership and focus... Read more

Renewable diesel, renewable jet fuel provider, Neste is joining forces with Ravago, a major distributor and recycler of polymers to develop chemical recycling of plastic waste. The aim of the collaboration is to reach a significant industrial... Read more

Global plastic packaging manufacturer, ALPLA hjas announced the further expansion of its recycling activities. Following the acquisition of two companies based it Spain, it is moving into polyolefin recycling... Read more

SC Johnson, a major global manufacturer of household consumer brands, and Plastic Bank have launched a global partnership to stop plastic waste from entering the ocean and fight poverty. The three-year effort will creates a recycling... Read more

The plastics or polymers industry was for many years a hidden industry. For most of its history, nobody has known much about the plastics business because it is sandwiched between oil and gas and a huge variety of finished goods. The meat cannot... Read more

Neste, a global provider of renewable diesel, renewable jet fuel, and an expert in renewable chemical solutions, has signed an agreement with REMONDIS, one of the world's largest recycling, service and water companies to collaborate in the... Read more

LyondellBasell has begun building a new small-scale pilot facility at its site in Ferrara, Italy. The new facility, is focusing on the conversion of difficult-to-recycle plastic waste to more useful forms. The company chose its Ferrara site for... Read more

With rare earth magnets becoming increasingly sought after for use in electric vehicle motors and other fast-developing sectors of industry, R&D activity focused on finding ways to recycle them from household waste is gaining momentum... Read more

The C40 World Mayor Summit this week in Copenhagen saw the launch of Paboco, the paper bottle company. The company unites some of the world's leading brands and experts in design, material and technology... Read more

The Coca-Cola Company has partnered with Ioniqa Technologies, Indorama Ventures and Mares Circulares (Circular Seas) to produce its first sample bottles made from recovered and recycled marine plastics... Read more

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