The future of recycling lies in the circular economy

Recycling has to become more organised if the world wants to manage waste seriously, a Wellington entrepreneur says. Method Recycling co-founder Steven Korner said recycling had become complicated as every country and even city, recycled differently. Korner said there needed to be a structured and organised system to recycle efficiently as often glass, plastic and […]

INTERNATIONAL PLASTIC RECYCLING GROUPS ANNOUNCE GLOBAL DEFINITION OF “PLASTICS RECYCLABILITY”

In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two international recycling organizations have developed a global definition governing the use of the term “recyclable” as is relates to plastics packaging and products. In the joint announcement, Ton Emans, President of Plastics Recycling Europe, […]

International Plastic Recycling Groups Announce Global Definition of Plastics Recyclability

The groups’ believe a global definition of recyclability is an integral step to harmonize the worldwide plastics recycling industry. In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two international recycling organizations have developed a global definition governing the use of the term “recyclable” […]