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High-performance melt filter enables flake processing in direct injection moulding

Flakes obtained from plastic waste by grinding can be processed directly in the injection moulding process if any foreign substances are thoroughly removed from the melt. The associated technology was developed by injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel, which chose a high-performance melt filter from Ettlinger, a...

At K, Icma recycling and compounding technologies turn green and orange

Green and orange, the corporate colours of Icma San Giorgio, will identify the solutions that the company will be exhibiting at K 2022 for recycling and compounding, respectively. In the green space Icma will unveil the innovative One-Step upcycling line for flexible packaging in its latest patented version where...

Versalis to sign agreement with Forever Plast for plastics recycling plant at Porto Marghera

Versalis, Eni's chemical company, and Forever Plast, an Italian company and European leader in the recycling of post-consumer plastics, have signed a new agreement as part of a project aimed at transforming the Porto Marghera (Venice, Italy) industrial site. The agreement, signed by Versalis CEO...

NIR-detectable masterbatch for black flexible applications

The global masterbatch leader Ampacet has added Rec-NIR-Black PE 512 for black flexible applications to its carbon-free Rec-NIR-Black masterbatch range. Rec-NIR-Black masterbatches are near-infrared (NIR) transparent to allow sorting with near-infrared optical sensors. The reuse and recycling of...

Tomra calls for closing the loop on plastics recycling

There is still more to be done to close the loop in PET beverage containers field and Tomra aims at playing a key role in this context. The company considers that political framework, bold decisions and smart investments in collecting, sorting and recycling should be used to improve circularity...

In 2021 VinylPlus exceeds 810,000 tonnes of recycled PVC

On the occasion of VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2022 (VSF2022), VinylPlus announced the results of the first year of its 2030 Commitment. Livestreamed from Brussels, VSF2022 gathered online around 500 participants from 40 countries. Under the theme “Embracing EU Green Deal Ambitions”...

In Scandinavia CMG relies on two new distributors

Recently, CMG Granulators started a new collaboration with KD Feddersen and Protec Scandinavia for the distribution of recycling equipment and solutions in the Nordic countries. KD Feddersen is a global distributor of technical products, engineering plastics, specialty chemicals and raw polymers...

Starlinger recycling technology for Australia largest PET recycling plant

The recently opened Circular Plastics Australia PET recycling facility in Albury-Wodonga, New South Wales, is equipped with a recoStar PET 215 HC iV+ PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line from Starlinger that produces 2.5 tons of rPET per hour. Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is a joint venture partnership between...

Automotive and recycle together for sustainable mobility

The company of the Group Forvia, Faurecia, and Veolia have signed a cooperation and research agreement to jointly develop innovative compounds for automotive interior modules, aiming to achieve an average of 30% of recycled content by 2025. Through this partnership, the two companies will accelerate the...

Start for the R-Cycle community

R-Cycle starts into a new phase as an open community. The first official general assembly was held on May 3, 2022. at R-Cycle member Multivac's corporate site in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. R-Cycle was founded in 2020 as an initiative of various technology companies and organizations along the entire life cycle of...

CMG brings the efficiency in recycling at Greenplast

CMG will exhibit its most recent innovations for the recycling at the Greenplast 2022 exhibition-conference, scheduled at Fiera Milano from May 3 to 6, where its general manager, Giorgio Santella, will also take part at Tech Talks on May 4, organized as part of the Packaging Speaks Green conference, which...

Piovan Group brings recycling and circular economy solutions to Greenplast

From May 3 to 6, 2022, Greenplast, the first edition of the fair dedicated to environmental sustainability, energy efficiency and circular economy in plastics and rubber industry, will take place at Fiera Milano in Milan. Piovan Group, with its brands Piovan and Energys, will be there to present its complete range of innovative systems for...

Circular Plastics Alliance approves the Plastica Seconda Vita scheme

Among the schemes so far approved by the Circular Plastics Alliance to communicate the end destination of recycled plastics to the European Union with the aim of reusing 10 million tons by 2025, Plastica Seconda Vita is the only one originated in Italy. The figures published by IPPR...

Maag at Greenplast focuses on process efficiency and product quality

Broadly diversified global solutions provider of pump and filtration systems, pelletizing and pulverizing systems, recycling systems and digital solutions, Maag Group at Greenplast in Milan (Italy), from May 3 to 6, 2022, shows (hall 14, booth 31) integrated solutions for the processing of polymers in the recycling process, in particular...

Tomra celebrates fifty years and aims for a world without waste

On March 31, Tomra, the global provider of advanced collection and sorting systems, celebrated its 50th anniversary. “We live in a world that needs big transformation. We urgently need to improve sustainability, develop the circular economy, and make more efficient use of resources - challenges which Tomra’s solutions can...

The largest plastic recycling plant in the UK is made by Amut

In 2020 Amut was selected by UK-based Viridor as the supplier of a new-generation polymer recycling facility. Viridor is actively committed to increasing recycling and achieving net zero emissions. The new UK’s largest multi-polymer plastic recycling plant in Avonmouth, reflects the company’s continuous drive to build a...

Second line of Icma San Giorgio at Sabiomaterials for the compounding of green polymers

The well-known Italian manufacturer of compounding lines and extrusion systems, in particular dedicated to the ecological transition, Icma San Giorgio, has recently delivered a second compounding line for biodegradable polymers to Sabiomaterials, a young and dynamic Italian company very active in the field of...

In France a PET enzymatic bio-recycling plant

Carbios, a pioneer in the development of enzymatic solutions dedicated to the end-of-life of plastic and textile polymers, and Indorama Ventures, one of the world-leading PET manufacturer, jointly announced a collaboration to build a manufacturing plant operating Carbios’ PET bio-recycling technology at Indorama Ventures’ PET production site in...

Turning polyurethane waste into useful products

Based on a chemical and mechanical process, with zero pollution impact, Repur is a technology to transform powders deriving from the processing of polyurethane, chipboard MDF and other recycled materials into a workable material with remarkable properties. Thanks to customized formulations of binders...