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Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE)

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

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

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

Environment

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

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

Materials

Tests run by Plastic Recyclers Europe, based in Brussels, has found that Southern European waste streams have a proliferation of degradable plastic. 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Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams. more

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PCEP

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

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

Environment

Plastics Recyclers Europe has released a set of ‘design-for-recycling’ guidelines for PET trays. more

Environment

Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE), Europe’s plastic recycling industry body, has launched a new tool that it says can help packaging manufacturers improve the recyclability of their products. more

Environment

Europe could reach a plastics recycling level of 62 perecent by 2020, that’s according to a recent study by Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE). more

Environment