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Svenja Dorn from the Federal Environment Agency during the keynote speech

BKV workshop at bvse International Conference on Recycling of Plastics 2024

The 26th International Conference on Recycling of Plastics of bvse – German Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung – took place in Dresden from June 11 - 12, 2024.

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Portrait photo of Hendrik Johannink, Chairman of the Board pro-K

Change at the top of the pro-K association

Hendrik Johannink takes over the chairmanship of the industry association from Klaus-Uwe Reiß.

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Four small glass bottles with products from chemical processing stages of used tire recycling

Project for the chemical recycling of used tires

Neste, Borealis and Covestro are cooperating in the chemical recycling of used tires.

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Five different colored flags of the PVC recycler Ineos Inovyn

Ineos Inovyn: Pilot plants for chemical PVC recycling

Ineos Inovyn is commissioning two new pilot plants at its Jemeppe-sur-Sambre site in Belgium.

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Factory premises of Plant 1 of the Austrian mechanical engineering company Starlinger in in Weissenbach an der Triesting

Machine manufacturer Starlinger reports record sales

At just under EUR 400 million, the Austrian company achieved the highest turnover in its history in 2023/24.

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Portrait photo of the new CEO of Borealis, Stefan Doboczyk

Borealis: Stefan Doboczky becomes new CEO

Dr. Stefan Doboczky will take over the management of the Austrian polyolefin and base chemicals group as of July 1, 2024.

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On the left a black residual waste garbage can, on the right a blue garbage can for paper

UMK concerned about rise in fiber-based composites

The trend towards such packaging materials was a topic at the last meeting of the Conference of Environment Ministers (UMK) in June, reports Euwid.

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Portrait photo of the CEO of Versalis, Adriano Alfani

Versalis + Crocco: Food packaging with material from chemical recycling

The two companies are working together on food packaging made from chemically recycled materials.

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“OK Renewable Carbon” certificate: left: indication of the proportion of renewable carbon in products, right: TÜV Austria logo

Certificate on renewable carbon content in products

The Nova Institute, TÜV Austria and the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) present the “OK Renewable Carbon” certificate.

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Borealis builds demonstration plant for recyclate-based polyolefins

Borealis plans to build the plant for the production of high-quality polyolefins from recyclate (rPO) in Belgium.

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