ZSVR: Gunda Rachut re-elected as board
The Central Packaging Register (ZSVR) has announced that Rachut will lead the foundation for another five years.
Innovations for the circular economy
Plastics Europe Germany had invited to its first Innovation Press Conference in Berlin on March 30.
2022 Annual Report of the FNK
In its annual report, the DIN Plastics Standards Committee (FNK) provides information on the standardization work carried out in 2022.
Strategic partnership for more recycled plastics
LyondellBasell and EEW aim to recover more plastics for recycling from incineration waste streams.
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PFAS regulatory proposal threatens fluoroplastics
Pro-K calls for exemption of polymers from PFAS ban proposed by ECHA.
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USA: only biobased polymers in 20 years' time
Two billion U.S. dollars will be spent by the U.S. government to implement a national plan for biotechnology and biomanufacturing.
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.