TOMRA Leads Event on Creating a Circular Economy for Plastics 2019-06-05 07:52:25 CONFERENCE: “Plastics are the Future, but Not Plastic Waste…” Opening the TOMRA Leads conference on plastic waste in Sofia, Bulgaria this morning, Tom Eng, TOMRA Senior Vice President and Head of TOMRA Sorting Solutions, Recycling used a famous George Bernard Shaw quote: “progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” read more ... Packaging Firm Highlights the ‘Worst Culprits’ When it Comes to Plastic Waste 2019-05-31 11:52:27 Rajapack’s Guide to Cutting Single-Use Plastic Waste Packaging supplier Rajapack has put together a brief guide to the steps being taken to reduce consumers plastic footprint and to highlight just how much of a lasting imprint plastic has on the planet. read more ... 20% Production Increase from New Processing Kit 2019-05-30 14:02:14 Veolia Makes Additional £1m Investment in Dagenham Plastic Recycling Plant Environmental services firm, Veolia UK, has invested a further £1 million in it’s Dagenham Plastic Recycling facility as demand continues to increase. read more ... Trade Body Calls for High Quality Recycling Exports to Continue 2019-05-28 12:43:10 Recycling Association: Bad Apples Shouldn’t Stop Waste Exports With criticism of plastic waste exports mounting in many developed nations, in the UK, the Recycling Association has said that exports of recycled materials have their place in part of a global economy, but that these need to be high-quality materials. read more ... Global Deposit Scheme to Boost Plastic Waste Collection & Recycling 2019-05-24 13:16:03 Pöyry Proposal to Tackle the Plastics Problem Pöyry has developed a PlasticsToBio concept and initiative to address the global plastics waste problem, provide an economically viable concept to decouple plastics from fossil based materials, and make all plastics bio-based. read more ... As the Basal Convention Clamps Down on Exports the West Must Recycle More Plastics 2019-05-23 13:57:51 BLOG: Can Chemical Recycling Solve the Plastic Waste Crisis? Carlos Monreal, CEO of PLASTIC ENERGY, explains that with the changes to the Basel Convention restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle waste to poorer countries, waste exporters have to find a way to recycle to face their responsibilities… read more ... Consumer Goods Firm Partners with TOMRA, Veolia, SUEZ, RECOUP and Viridor 2019-05-21 14:05:06 Unilever to Roll Out Pigment to Increase Recycling of Black Plastic HDPE Packaging Anglo-Dutch Consumer goods giant, Unilever, is to phase in the use of a new detectable black pigment for its High Density Polyethelyne (HDPE) bottles for its brands, TRESemmé and Lynx, so they can be detected by recycling plant scanners and sorted for recycling. read more ...
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