Coveris invests in green energy from Swedish wind farm
Coveris signed a 10-year purchase agreement with Neoen, a producer of exclusively renewable energy. Coveris is thus investing in green energy that meets the electricity needs of its European plants and will be generated by a future wind farm in Storbrännkullen, Sweden.
1:47 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Plastics Europe and EuPC launch European Operation Clean Sweep® certification scheme
Plastics Europe, the association of plastics manufacturers in Europe, and EuPC, the association of European Plastics Converters, announce the launch of the Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS) harmonised European certification scheme. Adding this new tool to the OCS toolbox is a milestone ...
The Recycling Partnership announces first grants to improve capture of PET
The Recycling Partnership’s PET Recycling Coalition announced three grants to grow and strengthen PET recycling. In its initial round of granting, the Coalition awarded grants to two PET reclaimers and one Materials Recovery Facility that will result in over 2.5 million pounds per ...
2:53 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Plastic use and disposal
New study presents novel behavioral barrier-based framework for sustainable plastic management
Addressing, identifying, and applying an overall framework for a sustainable solution to plastic use and disposal is a pressing issue. Researchers from Ritsumeikan University have developed a new behavioral barrier-based framework, which can serve as a guide to policymakers, ...
1:43 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Ellen MacArthur Foundation will collaborate with WRAP and WEF to tackle plastic pollution
The Foundation’s Plastics Initiative is joining forces with the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) and international climate action NGO WRAP, to ensure more efficient knowledge sharing across their combined network.
1:13 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
TotalEnergies joins NEXTLOOPP to accelerate the development of food-grade recycled polymers
TotalEnergies has joined NEXTLOOPP, an initiative bringing together 48 companies from the plastics value chain that aims to create food-grade recycled polymer from advanced mechanical recycling.
3:49 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
The Consumer Goods Forum’s report shows challenges of 2022 didn’t slow action on global issues
The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF’s) 2022 annual report demonstrates tangible progress in addressing some of the global challenges facing the industry such as food waste, plastic pollution, deforestation and human rights challenges Contributions in the report come from Member CEOs ...
Horus Pharma announces new partnership with Plastic Bank to recycle nearly 100 tons of plastic
Horus Pharma, an independent French laboratory specialized in ophthalmology known for its expertise in developing preservative-free products designed to facilitate eye and eyelid health, has formed a partnership with Plastic Bank to recycle nearly 100 tons of plastic per year.