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Jan 18, 2017
What could you do with 28 discarded plastic bottles? Transform them into a blanket to keep people warm at 40 000 feet in the sky, airline company Emir...

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Jan 18, 2017
'Concerted efforts' to redesign packaging and waste management systems could render recycling economically attractive for 50% of plastic...
Jan 18, 2017
The demand for thermoplastics in Poland reached an estimated 2.7 million tonnes in 2016, driven mostly by a surge in consumer goods, domestic...
Jan 17, 2017
Electronics recycler Coolrec of the Netherlands has opened a new facility for the production of plastic pellets derived from e-scrap. Located in...
Jan 13, 2017
Export volumes and price levels for scrap plastics dispatched from the USA experienced a month-to-month increase towards the end of last year,...
Jan 12, 2017
Eldan Recycling has announced it has successfully expanded the tyre recycling plant it had installed for its Italian customer GATIM.
Jan 10, 2017
Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA has signed up as a member of the New Plastics Economy, a three-year initiative working towards a global...
Jan 04, 2017
'Americans generate an estimated 30 million tons of plastic waste every year. Approximately 10% of that is recycled,' says renewable...
Jan 04, 2017
UK recycling equipment specialist Middleton Engineering has installed a second bespoke conveyor at Biffa Polymers in the USA to enhance the...
Jan 04, 2017
Crain Communications has merged its Plastics News Europe and Plastics & Rubber Weekly brands, and has ceased publishing of PRW.
Jan 03, 2017
The global food container market size is expected to reach US$ 346.99 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, based in...
Dec 29, 2016
Belgium-based Pack2Go Europe, an NGO representing companies that manufacture packaging for the food and beverages consumed on-the-go, has announced...
Dec 26, 2016
The European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) will hold its 24th conference on March 22-24 2017 at the NH Hotel du Grand Sablon in Brussels. The...