A Market First: Avery Dennison Launches Recycled Direct Thermal Paper Labels

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste. Direct thermal (DT) paper is a popular material due to its ease of use, high print speed, high image resolution, and wide range of compatible printers. Avery Dennison’s new rDT is the first recycled uncoated direct thermal […]

SYNETIQ BMW Motorrad: Riding to Victory in 2021

SYNETIQ, the UK’s largest integrated salvage and vehicle recycling company, is proud to continue its role as title sponsor of TAS Racing for the 2021 British Superbike Championship season, under the banner of SYNETIQ BMW Motorrad. For the second successive season, SYNETIQ BMW Motorrad will be the official BMW team in the race series. With […]

Milliken to Join the Digital Watermark Project: HolyGrail 2.0

HolyGrail 2.0, a cutting-edge European initiative to drive a truly circular economy. HolyGrail 2.0 is working to prove the viability of digital watermarking technologies for the accurate sorting of packaging at scale. Milliken & Company’s Chemical Division, an industry leader in sustainability and the drive to improve the recyclability of plastics, has joined the Digital […]

Proses Makina: 99.99% Purity Copper Electrolysis

Copper metal ranks second among the most used metals. The demand for copper is increasing due to economic and technological developments. Copper is used in almost all sectors in a way and its consumption has reached thousands of tons. It is very important to produce high purity copper, which is one of the products that […]

New Waste Shredder Transforms Co-Processing Capabilities of Geocycle Argentina

An UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder is now in operation at Geocycle’s co-processing facility in Córdoba, Argentina, as the innovative waste handler continues to progress towards a zero-waste future. The team – a 100% daughter company of cement manufacturer LafargeHolcim – is now transforming 100 tonnes of waste per day into an on-specification alternative fuel, for […]

Cardboard Box Manufacturer Invests in Riverside Compactor

Greyhound Box Ltd has invested in a waste compactor from Riverside Waste Machinery, as the packaging company prepares for 5% growth over the next 12 months. Safely installed during UK lockdown, the RWM compactor – with 1100 litre bin lifter and a number of wheelie bins – has been a crucial next step in the […]

Indaver and INEOS Styrolution: Project to Demonstrate Production of ABS Plastic from Recycled Feedstock Receives Funding by the European Union

Scope includes first lab scale solution as well as plans to upscale to commercial solution Project is supported by EU LIFE programme Indaver, a leader in sustainable waste management, and INEOS Styrolution, global leader in styrenics, are set to team up as technology partners in a project funded by the EU LIFE programme, the European […]

EuRIC Brochure on Mechanical Tyre Recycling Highlighting its Contribution towards Circular Economy and Climate Neutrality

EuRIC Brochure presents key facts about end-of-life (ELT) mechanical tyre recycling, which is a major enabler of circularity and climate mitigation for the entire tyre value chain. The Brochure describes the current state of play of ELT management with recommendations to overcome key challenges faced by the European mechanical tyre recycling industry be them embedded […]

Republic Services Issues Recycling Report Requested by Investors

Republic Services Inc. has issued a report describing its plastic collection and recycling activities, and highlighting actions needed to increase plastics recycling in the U.S. Following the filing of a shareholder proposal by As You Sow and engagement earlier this year, the company agreed to publish the report. “This report provides some initial insight into […]

SABIC, DSM and Viscofan Launch Innovative Multi-Layer Film for Meat Packaging Using Certified Circular Polymers

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has collaborated with DSM and Viscofan in the development of an innovative multi-barrier film for meat casings. The film combines layers of a SABIC’s certified circular polyethylene (PE) from its TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio and a circular polyamide (PA) from DSM Engineering Materials in a more sustainable packaging solution […]

BIR Appoints New Chairman of E-Scrap Committee

BIR President Tom Bird has appointed Dr Helmut Kolba of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH as new chairman of the organisation’s E-Scrap Committee. Dr Kolba is Managing Director of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH, which he joined in 2010. He also worked for Sony Austria as Managing Director as well as for UFH, Austria’s largest compliance scheme for WEEE. […]

Packaging Manufacturer Guala Closures Launches Blossom Range of Sustainable Closures

A new comprehensive range of closures, based on four key eco-design models, carries forward the Group’s environmental strategy as well as meeting market needs Guala Closures Group has launched a new range of sustainable closures under the umbrella brand name, Blossom™. With sustainability as a fundamental pillar of Guala Closures’ strategy, which aims to use […]

Perstorp Plan to Reduce Carbon Emission with Half Million Tons by Producing Sustainable Methanol

Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has developed a production concept to produce methanol from a large variety of recovered end-of-life streams and hydrogen from electrolysis. Project AIR will build a first-of-a-kind, large scale, commercial Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) unit to produce sustainable methanol. The methanol plant will be unique in […]

Over 50% Virgin Plastics Substituted in Shrink Film – APK’s Newcycling® LDPE Recyclate Delivers on Shrinkage and Film Thickness

Broadening the market potential of plastic recyclates and thereby furthering the uptake of recycled content across Europe is APK AG’s core objective. The innovative recycling company from Merseburg, Germany has tested the performance of its Newcycling® LDPE recyclates in shrink films during several projects undertaken over the course of this past year. Primary test results […]

SABIC Expands Post-Consumer Recycled Engineering Thermoplastics for Consumer Electronics and E&E Applications

Responding to calls from major brands in the consumer electronics business and electrics and electronics (E&E) industry as a whole for more sustainable materials, SABIC – a global leader in the chemical industry – announced that its engineering thermoplastics business is expanding its portfolio of CYCOLOY™ and LEXAN™ resins containing high levels of post-consumer recycled […]