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1.1 teratons

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1.1 teratons is an impressive number. It is the weight of all life on earth. At the end of 2020, Israeli scientists provided the following comparison in the magazine Nature*: The human-made mass now weighs as much as the natural biomass. Artificial things include houses, streets,… Read more

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| Magazines | Round table meeting with Dr. Stefan Kunerth, Technical Operations Director Western Europe at the The Coca-Cola Company and Matthijs Veerman, Business Development Manager at Morssinkhof Plastics B.V.

Beverage bottles should remain beverage bottles

Enhanced recycling compensates for outflows

With a view to 2020 and its economic and social challenges, Coca-Cola is reaffirming its sustainability goals and calls the programme “World without waste”. IN FOCUS

Table of Contents

EDITORIAL
1.1 teratons
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto Appel PETnology/tecPET GmbH, Regensburg, Germany
IN FOCUS
Enhanced recycling compensates for outflows
Round table meeting with Dr. Stefan Kunerth, Technical Operations Director Western Europe at the The Coca-Cola Company and Matthijs Veerman, Business Development Manager at Morssinkhof Plastics B.V.
Polyester recycling is a hot topic - CuRe Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto Appel PETnology/tecPET GmbH, Regensburg, Germany
The bad image of plastics - How could things have come to such a pass?
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto Appel PETnology/tecPET GmbH, Regensburg, Germany
IN DIALOGUE
Creating a positive impact - When you play both sides of the field, your perspective widens
Interview by Dr. Otto Appel with Gerardo Chiaia, CEO Logoplaste CEO
IN DETAIL
Improving the sustainability and performance of multilayer barrier containers with PEF
Elizabeth Eaves, Technical Application Manager & Francesco Acquasanta, Product developer and R&D Project Leader, Avantium, Amsterdam, Netherlands
NGR further improves the field of PET bottle-to-bottle recycling
Next Generation Recylingmaschinen GmbH (NGR), Feldkirchen an der Donau, Austria
Increased production thanks to continuous cleaning with OH Xblow
Markus Feldmann, Head of Sales PET Deputy of Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Otto Hofstetter AG, Uznach, Switzerland
IN BUSINESS
Coca-Cola in Europe announces upcoming trial for first paper bottle prototype
The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Africa and the Middle East - a growth region for KHS
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto Appel PETnology/tecPET GmbH, Regensburg; Germany
Cetie issues a new free standard for PET neck finish dedicated to attached caps
Josquin Peyceré, Secretary General of Cetie, Paris, France

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