Under the name "IrgaCycle," BASF is introducing new additive solutions designed to improve the properties of mechanically recycled plastics.
The first sorting tests with micro-marked packaging are reported to have begun in Copenhagen as part of the "Holy Grail 2.0" initiative.
Together, the associations GKV, Plastics Europe and VDMA want to promote the circular economy and generate enthusiasm for the material.
For the second time, the retail companies are offering household products that come from their own recycling loop.
The Central Agency Packaging Register has updated the minimum standard for recyclability of packaging.
At the IAA in Munich, BMW is presenting the i Vision Circular, its vision of a small car that is to be 100 percent recyclable.
The annual capacity of the sorting plant in Motala (Sweden) is to be almost doubled to 200,000 tons.
Nearly 27 percent less waste plastic was exported in the first half of 2021 compared to the previous year.
Emmi is offering its products in the cups made from chemically recycled PP developed in cooperation with Borealis and Greiner Packaging.
Michelin, like competitor Continental, wants to use recyclates to manufacture its tires.