A new joint project involving cooperation between research and industry is looking at detection methods and their optimization.
Numerous exhibitors want to show their products live again from October 12 to 16, 2021 in Friedrichshafen.
Continental wants to use plastics made from recycled PET bottles to manufacture car tires.
With three new additions, the European association is also expanding the range of polymers covered in Recotrace.
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute are developing a process to make CO2 usable as a raw material for plastics as well.
Even before the mandatory deposit, which will apply from January 2021, the beverage producer is converting its brands to deposits.
According to a survey commissioned by IK and PlasticsEurope Deutschland, Germans' assessment ranges from "indispensable everyday companion" to "environmental enemy."
The trading group's environmental division is to become active in Spain and Portugal following acquisitions from Ferrovial.
In a position paper, the German Society for Waste Management (DGAW) advocates the use of chemical recycling as a complement to mechanical recycling processes.