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Sebastian Lemp

Monomer recycling helps brings PET bottles and food containers back to their constituents, monomers, or low molecular weight components that allow purifications, meaning endless reuse of these PET building blocks Read more

Industry News

The project started to show clear evidence that post-consumer PET packaging can be recycled back into more food packaging without the addition of clear PET bottle flakes Read more

Materials

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Jean-Yves Limet

Speakers included Gian De Belder from P&G and Patricia Fosselard from EFBW, who presented industry practices and both showed that most PET packaging in perfectly recyclable, but the issue is that in Europe not enough material is collected and sorted Read more

Industry News

The ODR Working Group has been working on increased recyclability of sleeved PET bottles as the use of sleeves can cause problems in sorting PET bottles via near-infrared and optical detectors used in waste plastic packaging sorting and recovery plan Read more

Environment

Petcore Europe Conference 2019 - only two weeks to go. Read more

Events

Petcore Europe has gained eleven new members in Q1 2018. Read more

Industry News

Data from the PET bottle haul in 2016 has shown a significant overall increase in recycled bottles from two years ago, with a strong increase in share from the UK and Spain. Read more

Industry News

New members including SUEZ, Sidel, and Sukano have joined Petcore Europe this year. Read more

Industry News

Circular Economy and 'closing the loop' are popular buzzwords in plastics in 2017, but actually applying what they mean to the production chain, to disposal by the consumer and to processing upon collection, is a much trickier mountain to conquer. Read more

Materials

Figures released by non-profit trade association, Petcore Europe, have revealed that over 65 billion PET bottles were recycled in Europe in 2013, a seven percent increase on 2012. Read more

Environment