| Recycling processes | IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen | Bad Homburg | Germany
Recycling of PET trays: successful pilot project from IK
IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e. V. announces the successful completion of a pilot project for the recycling of PET trays.
| Recycling processes | Petcore Europe | Brussels | Belgium
Design for recycling guidelines for PET trays published
Design for recycling guidelines for PET thermoformed trays "clear transparent to be recycled even in food applications”.
| Recycling technology | Gneuss Kunststofftechnik | Bad Oeynhausen | Germany
The Gneuss MRS recycling process: Approved for food packaging worldwide
Since the first “Letter of Non Objection” from the American FDA in 2009, the Gneuss recycling process based around the MRS extruder has received a large number of approvals for processing up to 100 % post- consumer and industrial polymer waste to food contact products.
| Recycling technology | Share Foods GmbH | Berlin | Germany
"share" introduces the first 100% recycled water bottle
- German start-up launches a plastic water bottle made from 100% recycled material
- Products placed in two major German retail chains
- According to the company, more than 200 tons of plastic waste per year are avoided
- Recyclate closures are announced to also follow within the next twelve months, for which…
| Recycling technology | Loop Industries | Terrebonne | Canada
Indorama Ventures and Loop Industries JV to introduce new era in PET and polyester recycling
- Indorama Ventures’ world-class manufacturing and Loop’s state-of-the-art recycling technology combined to invest in multi-billion dollar sustainable PET resin and polyester market opportunity
- Demand for supply of sustainable PET sees explosive growth from beverage and consumer packaged goods…
| Recycling processes | CARBIOS | Clermont-Ferrand | France
CARBIOS pursues its genuine revolution in the biorecycling of PET based plastics
- Time of PET hydrolysis reduced by one-third: 97% conversion in 16 hours
- Pilot-scale of PET hydrolysis now carried out in a reactor of 1,000 liters
| Recycling technology | EREMA | Ansfelden | Austria
EREMA: double the demand for edge trim recycling
EREMA offers a fully automatic processing system for edge trim with the proven INTAREMA® K. Sales have increased by 100 per cent compared to the previous financial year. More and more producers are reducing their material costs by recycling clean production waste.
| Recycling processes | Alpla | Hard/Wöllersdorf | Austria
ALPLA: PET Recycling Team further improves carbon footprint of rPET
PET pellets from post-consumer drink bottles provided by PET Recycling Team GmbH, a subsidiary of ALPLA, result in greenhouse gas emissions that are only a tenth of the level for new material. This has been confirmed in a recent investigation.
| Recycling technology | Starlinger | Vienna | Austria
Starlinger’s rPET PP*STAR: a real world star!
For many years, the PP*STAR, a pinch bottom bag produced on Starlinger machinery, has been known as a robust and attractive packaging solution for products such as dry pet food, fertilizer, sugar, flour, or rice. Since early 2017, the PP*STAR can be manufactured directly from PET bottle flakes,…
| Recycling processes | Coveris | United Kingdom
Coveris celebrates ten years of recycling with launch of new waste recovery system
Coveris is celebrating a decade of sustainable success at their Lincolnshire based environmental services facility with the launch of a pioneering new recovery system Recoveris™.
| Preform moulding | Erema | Ansfelden | Austria
SIPA and EREMA hold Open House
Live production on world's first PET Inline Preform system
A very special Open House was held from 4 to 6 September at the SIPA headquarters in Vittorio Veneto, Italy, where the unique direct processing of washed PET flakes to make food contact grade preforms was demonstrated live on the world's first PET Inline Preform system. The system will be in…
| PET materials | Köksan | Sehitkamil | Turkey
Custom-Enhanced Screen Changer Extends Filter Life and Improves Product Quality for PET Company Köksan
Nordson Retrofitted Its BKG® POLY™ Screen Changer with Filter Candles, Providing 4 to 8 Times Longer Filter Life, Fewer Black Specks and Gels, and Less Shear Stress.