Composites specialist Formax has opened a recycling scheme at its UK production facility. The operation includes two bespoke machines, which enable the company to reprocess the majority of its glass and carbon fibre waste
9 May 2013
Belgian plastics association Federplast.be, environmental NGOs and the Belgian-Dutch association of coastal communities have signed a resolution to stop the dumping of plastics waste in the North Sea and other rivers and seas
9 May 2013
Austrian maker of recycling machinery Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen (NGR) has opened a sales office in Taipei, Taiwan
7 May 2013
Hungarian waste recycler Alumechanik plans to expand its plastics processing operation on two sites with a total investment of almost €372,000
3 May 2013
European Recyclers Europe (EuPR) will next year launch new guidelines for plastic packaging recycling, claiming that today’s packaging designs are threatening the EU recycling targets
26 April 2013
The Austrian plastics moulder Alpla has opened a new €9m PET recycling plant in the Radomsko district of the special economic zone of Lodz, Poland
19 April 2013
Recycling technology group Erema has expanded its headquarters building in Ansfelden, near Linz, Austria.
17 April 2013
The EU and the plastics industry have a common goal of raising recycling rates, but different approaches to collection represent a large obstacle. In a feature article, European Plastics News
explores the issues surrounding mixed plastics waste.
16 April 2013
European plastics industry bodies have all welcomed a new Green Paper which will trigger discussions on dealing with plastics waste
8 March 2013
The US Zero Waste Business Council is launching the first third-party zero waste certification program for US businesses, the organisation announced
7 March 2013
A new association in Belgium is aiming to improving plastics recycling in the country by bringing together plastics and textiles companies
27 February 2013
Austria-based maker of recycling equipment Starlinger has opened an office in Surabaya, Indonesia, to improve sales across South-East Asia
26 February 2013
PET recyclers in Germany are battling low collection volumes and high energy costs, putting them at a disadvantage with European and international competitors, warns one association based in the country
19 February 2013
A consortium of companies has developed a process for recycling black plastic packaging, which previously would have been sent to landfill or for incineration.
11 February 2013
Leading Hungarian flooring manufacturer Graboplast says it is set to launch production at a new €19m PVC flooring plant at Tatabánya in the spring of 2014.
11 February 2013