| The EU-funded CIMPA project united experts from across the European recycling value chain to tackle the mounting challenge of managing the more than 2.6 million tonnes of multilayer plastic films that are incinerated or landfilled.
| In an open letter sent to the EU Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, Zero Waste Europe urges the Commission to adopt legally binding European-level quantitative targets for municipal solid waste prevention.
| On October 27th, Tomra held a live webcast entitled “The future of wood recycling”. During the live stream, the wood recycling team and a material expert from Ikea outlined how a circular economy for wood can become a reality and a profitable business case for the panel industry.
| Coperion is supplying a complete system for the chemical recycling of PMMA to Renov8, a subsidiary of Just Right based in Jafza, Dubai, a manufacturer in plastics processing and manufacturing, specializing in sustainable solutions.
| At K 2022, Brüggemann presented three new additives for improved stabilization of polyolefin recyclates. These additives are said to result in recyclates with good mechanical and processing properties. All grades are supplied as dust-free additive blends in compacted granule form.
| According to the most recent "Trends and Projections" report from the European Environment Agency, greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption increased in 2021 primarily as a result of Europe's post-pandemic recovery (EEA).