European Recyclers’ Recommendations for an EU Circular Economy

Exploring Chemical Recycling when no better recycling alternative available. EuRIC, the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation has issued a roadmap for boosting waste recycling and fostering a clear regulatory framework. The paper reflects EuRIC’s unwavering commitment to advancing sustainability within the recycling industry, with a particular focus on exploring the areas of chemical recycling and mass […]

CRMs Report: EuRIC Rejects the Creation of Secondary Strategic Raw Materials List, Proposes Solutions for a Green Steel Industry

Last week, the Parliament approved the ITRE committee’s report on Critical Raw Materials (CRMs), a guide for forthcoming trialogue negotiations with the Council. While EuRIC acknowledges and applauds the report’s focus on circularity, concerns arise over biased proposals lacking scientific evidence and causing further, unnecessary bureaucracy. EuRIC’s position remains steadfast: to mitigate the risks associated […]

‘Morchem PL 2727 AR + CF-740 R’ Laminating Adhesive Receives a RecyClass Recyclability Approval

Morchem is among the latest companies to receive a RecyClass Recyclability Approval, following independent, standardised testing. The laminating adhesive ‘Morchem PL 2727 AR + CF-740 R’ was found to be fully compatible when used up to 4 wt% of the PE film, following the state-of-the-art recycling process for natural flexible PE in Europe. The trials […]

Teknor Apex Responds to Market Demands by Re-launching Award Winning Terraloy® Sustainable Polymers, Compounds and Masterbatches

Teknor Apex is committed to building on its legacy of many decades of compounding expertise and environmental awareness, by establishing itself as a market leader in scalable and sustainable materials solutions. Responding to market demands for sustainable compounds, the company is relaunching its Terraloy® brand in a dedicated effort to build up a portfolio of […]

Fedrigoni Self-adhesives Receive RecyClass Recyclability Approval for Rigid PE and PP Waste Streams

Independent laboratory testing shows that Fedrigoni’s ‘PP White with water-based acrylic emulsion adhesive’ and ‘PE White with UV-Cured acrylic adhesive’ technologies are compatible, respectively, with the rigid, coloured PP and HDPE recycling streams in Europe. In both cases, the labels were tested unprinted on bottles without caps. For the PP-based technology, the adhesive represents 1% […]

Teknor Apex Announces New CEO to Replace Jonathan Fain

Experienced industry professional Donald K. Wiseman has taken on the CEO role. Teknor Apex has a long and rich history of serving customers in finding unique and complex product solutions within the plastics industry. For the past 51 years, Jonathan Fain has led the organization to develop long-term partnerships with the company’s suppliers and customers […]

New Sustainable Styrenics ECO Solutions Produced in the U.S.

INEOS Styrolution launches new U.S. produced, NAS® ECO grade of bioattributed polymers for the Americas region. INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced the introduction of their U.S., domestically produced NAS ECO grade of sustainable polymers. The new grade contains bio-based renewable materials and is now available in the Americas. The addition of NAS […]

Enviro and Siemens Signs MOU Regarding Cooperation Around the European Expansion Plan

Scandinavian Enviro Systems and Siemens has signed a MOU, memorandum of understanding, regarding a collaboration in support of the European expansion plan that Enviro announced earlier this year together with Antin Infrastructure Partners. Through the collaboration, Enviro gets access to Siemens’ extensive experience in automation and digitalization for efficient industrial production. The MOU was signed […]

EuRIC Hails ITRE Committee’s Adoption of CRMs Report as a Landmark Victory for Recyclers

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) welcomes the ITRE committee’s adoption of the Report on Critical Raw Materials, which reflects the recycling industry’s concerns and recommendations. The adopted report addresses critical issues, such as the preservation of definition of large companies, ensuring transparency in assessing strategic raw materials and prioritising projects related to material recovery, […]

Eriez Magnetic Separators are Helping the Growing Glass Industry Remove Impurities

High-intensity magnetic separation equipment from Eriez is gaining recognition among glass manufacturers for its ability to remove tramp metal particulates from the mixing and blending of raw ingredients such as silica, soda ash and limestone before the melting process in a furnace. “The glass industry needs effective magnetic separators to eliminate metallic, magnetic and non-magnetic […]