Stretched to maximum performance: Recyclable mono-material packaging with Reifenhäuser EVO Ultra Stretch

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Packaging films are often composed of a laminated composite of PET and PE. The addition of PET provides sufficient stiffness to the film for optimum secondary processing which cannot be achieved when using polyethylene alone. However, this composite is not recyclable. Recycle – sustainable packaging with excellent barrier properties With […]

Ultra-fine microperforation sets new standards in melt filtration

Königsbrunn, Germany, February 2019 – With unprecedented filtration fineness of 60 µm, Ettlinger’s ECO melt filters will in the future make it easier to treat recycled material for the film, packaging tape and fiber industry and help plastics recyclers remove challenging contaminants like paints, silicones, barrier materials, cross-linked fractions and gels from the melt. In particular, […]

School decides to bin the plastic as its New Year’s resolution

Every classroom at Cromer Academy now has bins for recycling plastic waste, such as drinks bottles, alongside cardboard and paper. The green scheme was suggested by the school’s student council following a meeting last year with North Norfolk District Council’s then cabinet member for the environment Hilary Cox, who pledged to support the school’s eco-friendly […]

Recycling Technologies seeks to build advanced plastics recycling facility

Swindon, England-based Recycling Technologies Ltd. has announced that it is working with Swindon Borough Council (SBC) and Public Power Solutions Ltd. to assess the feasibility of delivering an advanced recycling facility for virtually all plastics in Swindon. Public Power Solutions is a wholly owned company of SBC. SBC has been assessing plastic recycling in the […]

Loop Industries, Thyssenkrupp sign agreement

Montreal-based Loop Industries Inc., a technology innovator in sustainable plastic, and Essen, Germany-based Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions’ division Uhde Inventa-Fischer GmbH have announced a strategic alliance to integrate their technologies and provide a turnkey solution that can be licensed to companies seeking technology to produce sustainable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyester. “We have successfully established a […]

Edmonton-area municipalities struggle with increased recycling costs

The recycling market has become more saturated, forcing municipalities to change what they collect Edmonton-area municipalities are struggling to manage increased recycling costs a year after a decision made by the Chinese government changed the industry. Government officials in China announced more than a year ago the country would no longer be the world’s dumping […]

Bio Plastics Market to Eyewitness Massive Growth by 2025

HTF MI Analyst have added a new research study on Title “Global Bio Plastics Market Research Report 2018” with detailed information of Product Types [, Bio-PET, Bio-PE, Starch Blends, PLA, PHA & Others], Applications [Packing Industry, Automotive Industry, Bottles Manufacturing & Others] & Key Players Such as Braskem, NatureWorks, Novamont, BASF, Corbion, PSM, DuPont, Arkema, […]