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Plastics tax postponed again

According to media reports, the law has been delayed because there is still no practicable model for the tax on non-recycled plastic.

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Borealis invests 4.5 million euros at Porvoo site

The proportion of circular raw materials in production is to be increased by modifying the polyolefin plant's cracker furnace.

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Managing Director Plastics Europe Ingemar Bühler speaks with microphone in hand at IFAT 2024

IFAT 2024: "Closing plastic loops intelligently"

Plastics Europe, one of the official trade fair partners, is putting circular economy centre stage in Munich.

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Dow and Procter & Gamble develop chemical recycling process for PE

The chemical company Dow and the consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) have signed a cooperation agreement for development.

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26th International Conference on the Recycling of Plastics in Dresden

The industry meeting organised by the bvse will take place in Dresden from 11 to 12 June 2024. The BKV is once again offering a workshop.

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UBA research project to validate the use of recyclates

The UBA has put out a call for tenders for a project on the reliable verification of recyclates in plastic products, reports Euwid.

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Single-use plastics: Divid registration platform launched

The Federal Environment Agency's (UBA) platform for the Single-Use Plastics Fund has been active with its first functions since 1 April 2024.

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BDE: Changes to planned EU regulation on plastic pellets go too far

Recyclers could face more bureaucracy and additional costs as a result of amendments made by the Environment Committee (ENVI) to the EU Commission's draft regulation.

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Plastics Europe publishes figures on the plastics cycle

The "Circular Economy Report" from the association of plastics manufacturers shows that there is progress, but also hurdles, in the recycling of plastics.

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Chief Executive Officer Thomas Gangl leaves Borealis

Gangl will leave the Group on 30 June 2024, the Austrian plastics manufacturer has announced.

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