plastic processing 2021-05-28 09:01:44 Metran upgrades to UNTHA to get the best out of rigid plastics compounds Austrian company Metran specialises in the processing of rigid plastics, a fairly new waste collection category. In the XR3000C shredder from UNTHA, the company has found the perfect solution for single-phase shredding. read more ... Plastic recycling 2021-05-26 13:51:54 “We show our customers, how it’s done” Michal Prochazka, Managing Director of turnkey solution provider Keycycle, on the complexity of optimising plastic recycling plants. read more ... India 2021-05-25 15:02:57 Recycling in India: A Market in Transition Informal waste collectors play as big a role in India’s recycling market as public institutions and private companies. The recycling rates remain low while the volume of waste is growing. The business prospects for the future are correspondingly high. read more ... Recycling 2021-05-20 09:27:52 Nexus receives the International Sustainability and Carbon-Plus Certification Nexus is using a proprietary technology to convert a broad range of plastic waste into liquids which can be converted into virgin plastics. It's the first company in the world to receive the International Sustainability and Carbon-Plus Certification (ISCC) for production at this scale. read more ... Single use plastics 2021-05-18 10:12:02 The waste makers index reveals the source of the single-use plastics crisis The Plastic Waste Makers index names twenty firms that are responsible for producing more than half of all the single-use plastic waste in the world. Single-use plastics account for over a third of plastics produced every year, with 98 per cent manufactured from fossil fuels. read more ... opinion 2021-05-17 06:06:27 How plastics is turned into synthetic crude again In OMV'S ReOil plant in the Schwechat Refinery in Austria becomes used plastics crude oil again. OMV Senior Expert Michaela Fraubaum explains how the process works and why it is the perfect complement to mechanical recycling. read more ... Circular economy 2021-05-13 12:08:00 LyondellBasell starts commercial production of polymers using plastic waste LyondellBasell has started making virgin-quality polymers from raw materials derived from plastic scrap at its site in Germany. read more ...
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