Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Annual paper production has decreased while plastics remain stable

According to the office of national statistics big manufacturers of paper and paperboard have seen a 50.2% decrease in their sales since 2008 with...
bottle

Recycling prices and market commentary: 24 May 2019

Crazily high prices are being paid for plastic packaging grades at the moment, and crazily low prices for recycled paper grades.
EREMA PET recycling technology

EREMA unveils its latest bottle-to-bottle PET recycling technology

Austrian machinery manufacturer EREMA has revealed its latest bottle-to-bottle PET recycling technology. The company has said that its VACUNITE technology produces a unique quality pellet...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Company to work with Ioniqa to develop PET technology

The Coca-Cola Company (CCC) has announced a new agreement to extend a loan to Ioniqa Technologies to facilitate the development of Ioniga’s PET technology.   This technology produces high-grade recycled PET...
bottle

Indorama Ventures acquire French PET recycling company

Petrochemical producer Indorama Ventures (IV) has announced that it has acquired 100% share capital of Sorepla Technologie S.A. and its subsidiary, Société de Recyclage de Matières Plastiques (Sorepla Industrie) in France.  It acquired the business through its indirect...
Pepsi

PepsiCo agree deal with Loop Industries to incorporate 100% recyclable PET plastic into its...

Innovators Loop Industries has announced a multi-year supply agreement with PepsiCo to allow the drinks brand to incorporate Loop’s 100% recyclable PET plastic into its product...
Zuraida Kamaruddin

Malaysian Government to establish a centralised plastic recycling park

The Malaysian Government is planning to develop a centralised waste park to process and recycle plastic waste, according to Malaymail.  
CEPI

Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 April 2019

Easter is often a period when more recyclable material enters the market as consumers use the time off to shop for summer...
box

Amazon invests $10m into the Closed Loop Fund to support recycling 

Internet retailer Amazon has announced that it is investing $10m in the Closed Loop Fund to support recycling infrastructure in the United States.   Amazon’s investment...
Ecoplast plastic recycler Austria

Borealis adds Ecoplast to its circular stable

Borealis has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100 per cent of shares in Austrian plastics recycler Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH. The purchase is...
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