Titanium dioxide: EU Commission appeals against EuG ruling
The EU Commission is now appealing against the ECJ's ruling that titanium dioxide in powder form may not be classified as carcinogenic, Euwid reports.
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Biodegradable packaging made from seaweed
Brabender and the TU Dresden plan to present how polymer material is created from seaweed during Interpack.
Foldable reusable bottle made from bio-based plastic
The Origami Bottle from Bulgarian startup Difold is said to fold down to less than ten percent of its original volume.
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Separation of multilayer and mono films
A separation plant developed by Pla.to is said to make it possible to separate multilayer and mono films.
Greenhouse gas emissions in waste sector down again
According to UBA calculations, emissions from the waste sector fell by around 4.5 percent in 2022 compared to the previous year.
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Chemical recycling of plastic film waste
Petrochemical group Total Energies is to be supplied with processed film waste by French recycler Paprec, Euwid reports.
Food packaging with chemically recycled plastic
A chemically recycled polyamide from BASF is to be used in packaging for food products from Stepac.
VCI: Production decline for polymers in 2022
In the fourth quarter of 2022, the VCI recorded a decline of 26.1 percent for polymers. The association also expects a difficult situation in 2023.
Plastics Europe Germany expands management
Carolina Hupfer and Dr Alexander Kronimus are now part of the management board of the association of plastics producers, Plastics Europe Deutschland has announced.
Position paper on mass balancing
VCI and PED have presented a position paper on the measurement of recycled content in plastic products.