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Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE)

They argue the proposed Plastics Packaging Tax is likely to have a negative impact on the local market, in terms of job losses and consumers being negatively affected by such a regressive tax Read more

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LLDPE/LDPE is the second biggest resin produced in the EU and consequently demonstrates a high recycling potential, but today’s recycling rate of resin is around only 31 per cent Read more

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Plastics Recyclers Europe release data of the 2018 review for HDPE and PP packaging recycling capacities in Europe. Read more

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The paper further elaborates on the measures that need to be taken in order to advance the treatment of this stream in the EU and presents the state of play in its production and recycling Read more

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X-EnviroShrink has been shortlisted for EPRO’s Best Recycled Plastic Products award, and in Plastics Recycling Awards Europe’s Plastic Packaging Product of the Year category Read more

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Collection of household packaging reached 80 per cent in Europe, with over 40 per cent recycled into new products over 2016. Read more

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Plastic Recyclers Europe data has reported an overall rise in polyethylene recycling, led by Spain, Germany and Italy. Read more

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Recyclability research has boosted a revision of guidelines from Plastic Recyclers Europe. Read more

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The President of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) has said that circularity can only be achieved in plastics recycling if quality is increased. Read more

Environment

Plastic Recyclers Europe and EPBP have joined US partners to create a Plastics Outreach Alliance. Read more

Industry News

Proposals from the EU to improve degradability of agricultural films have met a sharp riposte from Plastic Recyclers Europe. Read more

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The recent decision by the Chinese authorities to ban scrap plastic has forced European firms 'back to reality, warns Plastic Recyclers Europe. Read more

Materials

Tests run by Plastic Recyclers Europe, based in Brussels, has found that Southern European waste streams have a proliferation of degradable plastic. Read more

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Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams. Read more

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PCEP

PCEP advocates innovation with enhanced collection and sorting systems as key for closing the loop. Read more

Industry News

Borealis says it is “committed to discovering and realising” the opportunities presented by the circular economy by committing to two industry initiatives. Read more

Environment

Three of Europe’s plastics trade associations and representative bodies have united to outline their recommendations for the Circular Economy Package in order to enhance sustainability within the plastics industry. Read more

Environment

The President of a recycling association says further investment is needed, as well as a realistic approach if the EU industry is to become more competitive and professional. Read more

Environment

The recycling body, PRE, says information on plastics waste collection in Europe must be more transparent, as new data released recently suggests the recycling rates have not improved, despite collection rates improving. Read more

Environment

Speaking at an event in Brussels recently, the President of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) underlined the importance of quality in enabling the potential of plastics recycling. Read more

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