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More packaging waste and more recycling

According to figures from the European statistics authority Eurostat for 2021, both the per capita volume of packaging waste and recycling have increased compared to 2020.

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First plant for hydrothermal recycling from Mura

Mura has commissioned a plant in the UK that uses a chemical recycling process developed in-house.

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BASF: Losses in Q3 2023 and forecast downwards

ELike many other companies in the chemical industry, BASF is lowering its forecast for the year as a whole even further.

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Sabic and Landbell cooperate on the use of recycled plastics

The two companies have signed a long-term cooperation agreement to drive forward the expansion of chemical recycling.

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BKV Symposium "Future, Plastics, Circulation"

The focus of the BKV Symposium on November 8, 2023 will be on the sustainable use of plastics in a carbon cycle.

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New VDI-ZRE study: Recyclates in packaging save resources

The study by the VDI Centre for Resource Efficiency (VDI ZRE) compares the environmental impact and costs of plastic packaging made from recycled material versus virgin material.

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Joint venture for chemical recycling by OMV and Interzero

The two companies plan to build a sorting plant in Walldürn that will process up to 260,000 tonnes of mixed plastics per year for OMV's chemical recycling.

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LyondellBasell buys shares in US joint venture Cyclyx

Plastics group LyondellBasell is acquiring 25 per cent of Cyclyx to accelerate the recycling of plastic waste.

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Covestro starts up compounding plant for polycabonates

The Shanghai facility for compounding polycarbonate from mechanical recycling is the first of its kind, according to Covestro.

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Kick-off for the "Material Flow Analysis Plastics in Germany 2023"

For the study, Conversio Market & Strategy GmbH again surveys over 2000 companies along the entire value chain.

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