2:55 min Recycling & Compounding, Recycling processes
Intelligent waste sorting
AIM – European Brands Association, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, and the City of Copenhagen join forces to start semi-industrial trials in the next phase of testing Digital Watermarks for intelligent sorting of packaging waste
AIM, the European Brands Association, and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste announced a partnership to drive the next stage of development for intelligent waste sorting under the Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0. They will work with the City of Copenhagen to conduct the ...
Circular Economy Research
The University of Edinburgh: Lab engineered E.coli bacteria transform terephthalic acid into vanilla flavouring
Researchers have discovered that the common bacteria E. coli can be deployed as a sustainable way to convert post-consumer plastic into vanillin, a new study reveals.
European plastics manufacturers plan 7.2 billion Euros of investment in chemical recycling
PlasticsEurope announces a significant increase in planned chemical recycling investment: from 2.6 billion Euros in 2025 to 7.2 billion Euros in 2030. To further accelerate investments in this key technology and the transition towards a circular economy, PlasticsEurope calls for a ...