On October 5, 2023, at the annual conference of the KRV trade association of the plastic pipe industry, the creation of functioning material cycles will be one of the core topics.
Manufacturers of plastic packaging are expecting declining sales, earnings and exports, according to a recent economic survey by the IK.
EU MEPs are struggling to reach agreement on waste prevention and reduction rules.
The sale of products with added microplastics or those that release microplastics when used is gradually banned in the EU.
The initiative wants to show ways to improve the CO2 balance in companies. Three SMEs have currently joined the initiative.
The partial substitution of plastics would increase the amount of climate gases by up to 14 percent. This is the result of current calculations by IFEU.
US researchers have developed a new method for generating hydrogen from plastic waste, Euwid reports.
The two companies want to cooperate in the recycling of polyurethane mattresses using a chemical process.
The country's government considers the tax no longer necessary.
The study on a suitable financing model for the levy on non-recycled plastic packaging waste does not come to a clear recommendation.