The new paper from the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) provides an up-to-date overview with numbers, background information and research needs.
With around 450 participants, there was a new visitor record at the International Conference on Recycling of Plastics in Bad Neuenahr. The BKV workshop also met with great interest.
The press conference at the bvse Conference on Recycling of Plastics focused on the topics of how more recycling and more use of recycled materials is possible.
In Germany the consumption of plastic carrier bags has declined significantly - that of thin plastic bags has not.
The BKV Report 2018/2019 makes clear in a concise and descriptive form what the BKV is: competence centre of the plastics industry.
In its annual report for 2018, the Association of German Plastics Manufacturers uses examples to show how plastics conserve resources in cars and solar cells, for example.
The branded companies are participating in the initiative of Carbios and L'Oreal on chemical recycling.
According to the latest progress report, almost 16 percent more PVC waste was recycled in 2018 than in the previous year.
William Thomas Bird has been elected as the new President by the International Recycling Federation (BIR).