A newly developed variant of the enzyme PETase is said to be able to break down plastic into its components within hours.
Dr. Ralf Düssel is the new chairman of the board of the association of plastics producers in Germany.
According to the manufacturer of baby and children's care products, its packaging is made exclusively from recyclates.
On June 28 and 29, the bvse's International Altkunststofftag will take place in Neuss near Düsseldorf.
As part of the reorganization of the BMUV, waste management has been integrated into a new department headed by Susanne Lottermoser.
According to Euwid, significantly more companies are registering packaging in the manufacturers' register, with online retailers in particular having joined the ranks.
Sylvi Claußnitzer will take over as managing director of the export-oriented network of the waste disposal and recycling industry on May 1.
Kneipp, the Berlin-based start-up Circleback and other partners are planning to set up a deposit system modeled on the beverage industry.
The Executive Committee of the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI) has proposed Markus Steilemann as a candidate for the post.
The Düsseldorf-based Group engages in an investment fund focused on sustainable packaging.