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Versalis + Crocco: Food packaging with material from chemical recycling

The two companies are working together on food packaging made from chemically recycled materials.

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“OK Renewable Carbon” certificate: left: indication of the proportion of renewable carbon in products, right: TÜV Austria logo

Certificate on renewable carbon content in products

The Nova Institute, TÜV Austria and the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) present the “OK Renewable Carbon” certificate.

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Borealis builds demonstration plant for recyclate-based polyolefins

Borealis plans to build the plant for the production of high-quality polyolefins from recyclate (rPO) in Belgium.

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New BKV report published

The latest report contains an overview of the BKV's work as well as statements by experts from the BKV committees.

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VDMA: Increase in sales and decline in orders in 2023

The German plastics and rubber machinery industry closed 2023 with higher sales but also a decline in orders, according to the VDMA trade association.

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President of the GKV Gesamtverband Kunststoffverarbeitende Industrie Dr. Helen Fürts in conversation with a participant at the Parliamentary Evening on June 4, 2024

GKV: mixed balance of the EU plastics strategy

The GKV Gesamtverband Kunststoffverarbeitende Industrie sees its hopes for more value creation through the EU plastics strategy hardly fulfilled.

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Portrait photo of Ingemar Bühler (former Managing Director of Plastics Europe Deutschland)

PED: Ingemar Bühler retires from the association

Ingemar Bühler has left the association of plastics manufacturers PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V. (PED) as of May 31, 2024.

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Part of a demonstration plant for chemical recycling

Covestro: Investment in chemical recycling

Covestro is investing in a Dutch start-up company. The aim is to build a plant in which biowaste can also be converted into chemicals.

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Ten constitutional complaints against one-way funds

According to Euwid, several associations and companies have filed a complaint with the Federal Constitutional Court against the Single-Use Plastic Fund Act.

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PED panel at IFAT: Recycling complex plastic waste

At IFAT in Munich, plastics producers, recyclers, start-ups, NGOs and associations discussed solutions for complex plastic waste.

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