Plastics Recyclers Europe: PET imports to impact EU recycled content targets
A major increase in PET imports threatens the competitiveness of the EU’s industry, along with its objective to improve the waste management of plastics.
Carbios aims to be a leader in growing r-PET market with an ambition to capture 8 to 12% share by 2035 through licensing model
Carbios has recently consolidated key partnerships with Indorama Ventures and Novozymes, and has announced funding and investment of over €150 million for the first PET biorecycling plant in the world, the cost of which has been re-estimated at €230 million1 Carbios intends to ...
1:11 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
UNESDA welcomes the Maltese Beverage Producers Association and the Croatian Chamber of Economy
UNESDA, representing the European soft drinks sector, announced that the Maltese Beverage Producers Association and the Croatian Chamber of Economy have become its new members. This brings the total number of Unesda’s national associations to 25.
1:34 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Plastic waste management
RecyClass: Recycled plastic meets highest quality and environmental standards
Plastic recyclers are the frontrunners in improving waste management and the quality of recycled plastics. Being one of the most environmentally sound waste management options - plastic recycling has also proven to work in practice and on an industrial scale. By saving up to 90% of ...
2:26 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Upcoming negotiations mark a major stepping stone for a UN treaty to end plastic pollution
A UN treaty based on legally-binding global rules and comprehensive circular economy measures presents a unique opportunity to accelerate systems change and end plastic pollution. To maintain momentum and ensure the foundation achieves an ambitious treaty within the next two years, ...
1:21 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
CCEP to invest €700m in 2023
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler, is investing at least €700m in 2023 in capital expenditure to deliver an even better service to customers and make progress toward its sustainability commitments.