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UBA research project to validate the use of recyclates

The UBA has put out a call for tenders for a project on the reliable verification of recyclates in plastic products, reports Euwid.

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Single-use plastics: Divid registration platform launched

The Federal Environment Agency's (UBA) platform for the Single-Use Plastics Fund has been active with its first functions since 1 April 2024.

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BDE: Changes to planned EU regulation on plastic pellets go too far

Recyclers could face more bureaucracy and additional costs as a result of amendments made by the Environment Committee (ENVI) to the EU Commission's draft regulation.

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Plastics Europe publishes figures on the plastics cycle

The "Circular Economy Report" from the association of plastics manufacturers shows that there is progress, but also hurdles, in the recycling of plastics.

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Chief Executive Officer Thomas Gangl leaves Borealis

Gangl will leave the Group on 30 June 2024, the Austrian plastics manufacturer has announced.

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Red and green Sunbites snack packaging made from 50 per cent chemically recycled material

Sunbites packaging with 50 per cent chemically recycled plastic

Cologne-based chemical company Ineos was among those involved in the development of the packaging for PepsiCo's Sunbites brand.

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TecPart: Frank Stammer heads EU standardisation of plastic recyclates

TecPart's expert for the circular economy has been appointed chairman of European standardisation in the field of plastics recycling.

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EU research project on recyclable electric car

A consortium of 28 European partners wants to develop a "Circular Car Concept" in the EU project ZEvRA.

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Kassel Waste and Resources Forum 2024

The 35th Kassel Waste and Resources Forum will take place at the Kongress Palais Kassel from 9 to 11 April 2024.

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PPWR: Criticism of the extension of reusable packaging obligations

Industry associations are calling for the planned reusable packaging requirements for industrial packaging to be removed from the current proposal, reports Euwid.

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