Carlos Monreal is president of the now officially launched industry platform for the chemical recycling of plastic waste.
The Global Recycling Day initiative promotes the use of recycling as a resource.
The use of plastic particles in cosmetics is to be ended by 2020 through a voluntary self-commitment.
According to a recent study, the EU's plans to classify titanium dioxide as a cancer suspect would have considerable consequences for the industry.
The discounters Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd are supporting the start-up with setting up another collection point in the Philippines.
IK and EuPC are organising the conference on sustainability and recycling of plastics, which will take place from 13 to 14 June in Berlin.
PET trays are considered difficult to recycle. Werner & Mertz relies on tray-to-tray and wants to switch to recycled PET trays from the yellow bag for its WC fresheners.
According to Eurostat figures, exports to non-European countries in 2018 fell by 24 per cent compared with the previous year.
This is the conclusion of the EU Commission's interim report on its Circular Economy Action Plan.
The Austrian plastics industry wants to become a pioneer with this mix of measures