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Covestro inaugurates world's first pilot plant for bio-based aniline

A plant has been put into operation at the Leverkusen site to test the production of aniline based on plant biomass.

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Yellow plastic recyclate pellets in a glass container.

EKO-PUNKT: "Insurance against a shortage of recyclate"

The dual system EKO-PUNKT offers a contractually secured supply of quantities together with licensing.

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Aerial view of the Gelsenkirchen site of the BP oil company.

BP plans chemical recycling plant

A chemical recycling plant for plastic waste is to be built in Gelsenkirchen, reports Euwid.

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Dr. Helen Fürst, President of the German Association of the Plastics Converters (GKV)

GKV calls for growth agenda and rejects plastic tax

The Gesamtverband Kunststoffverarbeitende Industrie e.V. (GKV) sees the industry in a difficult situation and is urging that the plastics tax be waived.

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New standard for PA waste and recyclates

The new DIN SPEC 91481 is intended to promote the use of recycled plastics and contains a concept for a digital product passport.

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Jacket made from chemically recycled polyamide

Fashion retailer Zara is selling a jacket made from Loopamid, a chemically recycled nylon fiber from BASF.

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Mirjam Meyer Borealis Head of Circular Economy

Borealis with new Head of Circular Economy

The Austrian chemical company announces the appointment of Mirjam Mayer as Vice President Circular Economy Solutions, effective January 1, 2024.

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Working on fund solution for more recyclable packaging

The German government is working on a proposal for a fund solution for the recycling-friendly design of packaging, reports Euwid.

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Collage, Initiative Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland (ERDE)

ERDE hands over extended voluntary commitment to BMUV

Bettina Hoffmann, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMUV), received the new voluntary commitment from the ERDE initiative in Berlin.

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