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VDMA

Erema CEO discusses how recyclers are investing strongly in the circular economy

Manfred Hackl, CEO Erema discusses the circular economy in this VDMA interview. Read more

18 Jul 2019 09:45 Guest Blog

motan on circular economy … Plastics are too valuable to be thrown away

Thomas Schwachulla looks at the importance of the Circular Economy, from the point of view of peripheral device manufacturers Read more

15 Jul 2019 12:28 Guest Blog

Circular Economy: Hot Topic at K 2019

In this guest blog Dr. Cornelia Jokisch discusses the Circular Economy which is set to be a hot topic at K 2019 in October. Read more

12 Jul 2019 10:25 Guest Blog

How does our plastic waste become plastic pollution?

In the following article, Doug Woodring and Trish Hyde of the Plasticity Forum discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Plasticity Forum which took place last week in Amsterdam. Read more

4 Jul 2019 10:16 , Guest Blog

Comparing Traditional Materials to Lightweight Automotive EPP Components to Reduce CO2 Emissions

In this article, Andrew Beaton of DS Smith outlines the comparison of traditional materials and lightweight automotive EPP components in terms of reducing CO2 emissions. Read more

13 Jun 2019 14:57 Guest Blog

Border walls created in plastic de-fence

In the following article, Doug Woodring and Trish Hyde of the Plasticity Forum look at how the changing landscape surrounding the management of waste plastics is providing both puzzle, as well as opportunity. Read more

12 Jun 2019 15:08 , Guest Blog

Dr Kevin Bradley

Dr Kevin Bradley

Can voluntary product stewardship schemes deliver meaningful outcomes for the environment?

Dr Kevin Bradley, Secretary General of the international bromine organisation (BSEF), looks more closely at voluntary product stewardship schemes on the occasion it launches a new, updated code of best practice. Read more

3 Jun 2019 14:29 Guest Blog

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nova-Institute

The state of the European bio-based economy is very mixed, the market is in a critical phase

In this guest blog an editor from nova-Institute interviews Michael Carus, CEO of nova-Institute, on the development of the European bio-based economy and a shift towards a renewable carbon economy Read more

7 May 2019 10:35 Guest Blog

The Changing Face of Plastics Recycling

The BBC’s Blue Planet II is seen by many as the catalyst that stimulated significant action regards the way we use, reuse and dispose of plastics. Paul Fears looks at the proposed measures and asks what change is needed to make them a success. Read more

5 Nov 2018 00:00 Guest Blog

Care needed for targets on recycled content in food packaging

Setting minimum targets for recycled content in food packaging may sound like a good idea, but could lead to overall less efficient use of resources if material types and their applications are not carefully considered, says Axion's Richard McKinlay. Read more

18 Sep 2018 15:39 Guest Blog

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From time to time it's nice to catch a new opinion; sometimes people have something specific to say that's worth sharing — that's why we've created the BP&R Guest Blog.

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