| Recycling technology | Chemical Recycling Europe | Brussels | Belgium
Call for faster recognition & legislation review to unlock the potential of chemical recycling
In a position paper published on the 2nd of June 2020, Chemical Recycling Europe calls for a faster recognition and legislation review to unlock the potential of chemical recycling.
| Recycling technology | Leeds Vacuum Formers | Leeds | United Kingdom
Leeds Vacuum Formers hits 100% plastic waste recycling target
Thermoformed packaging specialist, Leeds Vacuum Formers (LVF) has achieved a landmark goal – recycling all plastic waste created during the manufacturing process at its National Road factory in Leeds. The company, which predominately manufactures plastic packaging for the food, drink and…
| Recycling technology | CARBIOS | Paris | France
CARBIOS: New enzyme technology to biologically depolymerise PET waste
CARBIOS announces the publication of an article on its enzymatic recycling technology in the prestigious scientific journal ''Nature''. This publication outlines Company’s proprietary process for converting plastic waste into new bottles – a breakthrough towards a circular economy.
| Recycling technology | Indorama Ventures | Watthana, Bangkok | Thailand
Coca-Cola and Indorama Ventures ink partnership to build PH’s largest bottle-to-bottle recycling facility
Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines (CCBPI) and Indorama Ventures (IVL) sign a joint-venture agreement to establish PETValue, the largest, state-of-the-art bottle-to-bottle recycling facility in the Philippines.
| Business function | Neste
Neste and Mirova back Recycling Technologies to accelerate transition to circular economy for plastic
Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel, renewable jet fuel, and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions, and Mirova, a pioneer impact investor in the natural capital space and an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, today announce a combined EUR 10 million…
| Recycling technology | EREMA | Ansfelden | Austria
Kenya: Social responsibility with plastics recycling
Mr. Green Africa goes for the latest Erema technology
At this year's Propak East Africa in Nairobi from 17 to 19 March, visitors to the shared trade fair stand (D9 in the Tsavo Hall) can find out how the recycling company Mr. Green Africa combines social responsibility with the highest specification technology and cost effectiveness. Since the…
| Recycling technology | Worn Again Technologies | London | United Kingdom
Worn AgainTechnologies makes step towards a sustainable and circular resource world with the launch of pilot R&D facility
Worn Again Technologies, the pioneering polymer recycling technology firm, today announces the launch of its pilot R&D facility as a major step forward in its development process. The facility is located at CPI, a technology and innovation centre in Redcar, England. Worn Again Technologies is a…
| Recycling technology | Freudenberg Performance Materials | Weinheim | Germany
PET Bottle Recycling
Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020: Freudenberg Performance Materials named among the finalists
Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) has been shortlisted for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020, in the category “Building and Construction Product of the Year” for the project “The virtuous lifecycle of a PET bottle”. Every year, these prestigious awards aim to recognize…
| Recycling technology | King Abdullah University of Science and Technology | Thuwal | Saudi Arabia
Waste plastic converted into filtration membranes - Discarded PET bottles could find a new life in the chemical industry
In a world that seems to be drowning in plastic bottles, recycling this waste into useful materials would help to reduce its environmental impact. KAUST researchers have now invented a way to turn plastic bottles into porous membranes that could be used as molecular filters in the chemical industry.
| Recycling technology | KLM | Amstelveen | Netherlands
From drink to ink – KLM makes tools from PET bottles
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the first airline in the world to recycle PET bottles to make tools for repairing and maintaining its aircraft. Empty bottles are collected at the end of every flight and transformed into filament, the material used in 3D printers. This process means an empty water bottle…
| Recycling technology | Neste Corporation
Partnership for Chemical Recycling
REMONDIS and Neste into partnership to develop chemical recycling of plastic waste
Neste and REMONDIS have signed an agreement to collaborate in the development of chemical recycling of plastic waste. The companies will focus on developing and accelerating chemical recycling with a target to reach an annual capacity to process over 200 kilotons of waste plastic.
| Global themes | INTERSEROH Dienstleistungs GmbH | Cologne | Germany
Recycle plastic, protect the climate – an approach that bears fruit
+++ Innovative extrusion process +++ Interseroh improves benefit to customers and the environment by investing in innovative “one extrusion process” +++ Recent study by the Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT demonstrates the climate and resource protecting effects of the Recycled-Resource process +++