Plastic & Rubber News

Jun 27, 2017
The EU Commission has set a final deadline for four member states to enact EU rules intended to reduce consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags...

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Jun 26, 2017
Canadian company Pyrowave has won first prize in the IQ-CHem International Chemistry Innovation Competition for its use of microwave radiation to...
Jun 23, 2017
Effective from July 1, plastics recycler MBA Polymers Austria will become a 100% subsidiary of the Müller-Guttenbrunn Group (MGG). The takeover...
Jun 21, 2017
Sustainable design is proving more and more not to be a passing phase. Now it is fashion designer Stella McCartney who has embraced the potential of...
Jun 20, 2017
As fears and rumours intensify over what will be China’s precise approach to plastic scrap imports going forward, latest figures reveal that US sales...
Jun 20, 2017
Engineers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada have developed a more resilient type of concrete by incorporating recycled tyre...
Jun 16, 2017
Many Chinese recycling players report that their import and recycling permissions were not renewed by the State Environmental Protection...
Jun 16, 2017
The European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) has launched a survey addressing current and future use of recycled plastics materials (RPMs) in...
Jun 15, 2017
Almost 60% of food, beverages, and other articles in Germany come in some type of plastic packaging, and yet half of it is simply incinerated. Young...
Jun 13, 2017
The construction of the world’s first recycling plant for off-the-road tyres is close to becoming reality, according to the Australian companies...
Jun 09, 2017
Croatia-based plastic film producer EcoCortec has launched what it claims to be Europe’s first collection and recycling initiative for used films and...
Jun 09, 2017
Innovative recycling technology does make a difference, insists Canadian water bottler Ice River Springs. In 2016, the company installed the...
May 31, 2017
Although only 2% of the world’s 78 million tonnes of manufactured plastics are recycled into a similar product, a new polymer created by US...

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