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Petcore Europe online conference to discuss post Covid-19 strategy and trends of PET

Building up on the success of 2020 with more than 300 visitors, Petcore Europe announces its 2021 two-day conference on a dedicated virtual platform. "Post Covid-19 - Strategy and Trends for the Circular PET Economy" is scheduled on June 2-3 and the first day will focus on perspectives and strategy for the PET value chain, with...

Fanuc partners with Recycleye to robotize recycling industry

One of the world’s largest robotics manufacturers, Fanuc, is breaking into the waste management industry by partnering with intelligent waste management startup Recycleye. Over the past 12 the months, Recycleye has combined its validated AI computer vision technology with Fanuc’s 60 years of experience in automation, to...

A Sorema “film-to-film” recycling plant to Polish Anna Recykling

Polyethylene films are nowadays playing an increasingly essential role in protecting food and goods throughout the whole supply chain, enabling correct and safe delivery. However, once they become waste, they have to be recycled too. As a result, the share of recycled films is rising all over Europe and especially in countries like Poland, where...

Maire Tecnimont and Adani Enterprises team up to develop the green chemistry

Through its subsidiaries NextChem, Stamicarbon and MET Development, Maire Tecnimont has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Adani Enterprises to explore the development of industrial projects using NextChem and Stamicarbon’s technologies and MET Development project development capabilities and expertise to industrialize...

Avery Dennison launches label-liner recycling program in Europe

As part of its ongoing efforts to help establish a circular economy, Avery Dennison today announced the launch of AD Circular, a comprehensive program providing recycling of used paper and filmic label liners in countries across Europe. Through the program, companies can simply use an online web application to schedule a...

RecoTrace: advanced data system for circular PVC

Data collection system to monitor, verify, and report PVC recycling and uptake in Europe, RecoTrace builds upon Recovinyl’s 18 years’ experience of collecting credible recycling data. The PVC industry’s commitment to report reliable data, has made Recovinyl the industry standard for data reporting. In 2019, Recovinyl recorded a total of...

45 million euros from Intesa Sanpaolo to Montello for circular economy projects

The Italian company Montello obtained from the Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo a 45 million euros loan out of the 6 billion euros ceiling dedicated to circular economy established in the 2018-2021 Italian Business Plan. The objective of the loan is to support the 2021-2022 investment plan as well as the...

Borealis and Tomra in the mechanical recycling of post-consumer waste

Borealis and Tomra have announced the operational start of their advanced mechanical recycling demo plant in Lahnstein, Germany, the result of a partnership that marries chemistry with technology for unsurpassed results. The state-of-the-art plant processes both rigid and flexible plastic waste from households...

Novamont acquires BioBag and strengthens market and global presence

The Italian-based world leader in the development and production of biochemicals and compostable bioplastics, Novamont, announced it has acquired BioBag Group, a Norway based leading supplier of low-impact solutions for waste collection and packaging. The acquisition will allow Novamont to benefit from BioBag’s highly...

Recycling of printed plastic films and processing of recyclate

PrintCYC is a value chain initiative for the recyling of printed films. Current members are the machine suppliers Brückner Maschinenbau, Kiefel and PackSys Global, the CPP film specialist Profol, the ink manufacturer hubergroup, the converter Constantia Flexibles as well as the recycling technology specialist Erema. The initiative is...

Joint development of a new casing for meat products from post-consumer plastics

Driven by a shared vision of sustainability and strong collaboration, DSM, Sabic, Cepsa, Fibrant, and Viscofan have together created a multi-barrier casing for meat products made via advanced recycling of post-consumer plastics. The transition towards recycled-based multi-layer films enables the packaging industry to adopt a more sustainable solution...

Agreement Versalis-AGR for the development of new products from end-of-life tyres

Versalis, Eni's chemical company and a leader in the production and marketing of elastomers, and AGR, company that owns technology for the devulcanization of post-consumer elastomers, have signed an agreement to develop technological innovations and new products and applications with recycled rubber...

Nextchem launches MyRechemical, its subsidiary for waste to chemical technologies

Within just weeks after the launch of MyReplast trademark for upcycling technology of recyclable plastics, Maire Tecnimont company for energy transition NextChem launches MyRechemical, a new subsidiary entirely dedicated to chemical valorization of non-recyclable plastics and “Waste to Chemical” processes. Thanks to this additional initiative...

RadiciGroup focuses on research and innovation: "Radici InNova" is born

RadiciGroup has announced the founding of Radici InNova, a non-profit consortium, to carry out the group’s strategic aims of ensuring business continuity, improving corporate competitiveness and creating value for the community. The new company’s main object is the development of new research and innovation projects for...

New project acquisition for Amut Group recycling technology in the Far East

AMUT has been awarded a new tender project by a joint venture between two world leader groups, specializing in raw materials production and rigid packaging solutions, engaged in the circular economy, in the Far East and worldwide. The Italian group will contribute as a turnkey supplier to the most important project for sorting and recycling...