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LyondellBasell receives German Chemistry Prize for the first time

The chemical group's polyolefins division has been awarded the VAA's German Chemistry Prize for the first time.

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Plastics manufacturers: high costs and a weak economy

The economic slump in the plastics manufacturing industry continues, reports Plastics Europe Deutschland (PED).

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Single-use plastic fund: DIVID platform launches on April 1, 2024

The UBA's digital platform for implementing the Single-Use Plastics Fund Act is to be launched in stages.

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Borealis appoints Craig Arnold to the Management Board

Effective February 1, 2024, Craig Arnold will be responsible for Polyolefins, Circular Economy Solutions and Innovation & Technology on the Borealis Management Board.

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BKV event: "Plastics in the environment - focus on pellet losses"

At the end of November 2023, the BKV held an online event on the topic of "Plastics in the environment - focus on pellet losses".

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Romania introduces deposit return system

The RetuRO consortium launched a central deposit return system (DRS) for beverage packaging in November 2023.

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Forum-Rezyklat: Guide to transport packaging

The free guide covers recyclable outer and transport packaging and contains an evaluation model for the use of recyclate in films.

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Switzerland: RecyPac organization founded

RecyPac is to organize the collection of plastic packaging and beverage cartons throughout Switzerland.

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Aloxe invests in the expansion of PET recycling

According to Aloxe, it has invested around 25 million euros in the construction of a PET recycling plant, which went into operation in mid-November.

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Plastics processors establish "R3Amballe" working group

In France, the two largest associations Elipso and Polyvia and the Centre Technique Industriel (IPC) have joined forces.

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