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On the 12 and 13 September, RWM will fill the halls of Birmingham's NEC with innovative and insightful companies and professionals working towards solving global waste issues. Simply register for your free tickets via rwmexhibtion.com. This year will see the plastics debate given the spotlight it needs. In the Innovation Theatre Adrian Griffiths will lead a seminar discussing the groundbreaking chemical recycling technologies that could be the solution to the...
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50 individual company members and five European associations work together in the European PET value chain association. Petcore Europe, the Brussels based association representing the entire PET value chain in Europe, welcomes 15 new members in 2018: BASF, Logoplaste, DuPont Teijin Films, MacDermid, CCL Label, Coca-Cola, Danone, Fuji Seal Europe, LSDH, Graham Packaging Europe, Henkel, Fantastic Plastic, Eastman, Evertis and Sealed Air. With now 50 individual...
Don't miss the event of the year for the PET value chain: "EU Plastics Strategy 2.0 - Taking the PET industry to the next step" Petcore Europe is pleased to announce its annual conference in Brussels from 6-7 February 2019 in the Renaissance Brussels Hotel right in front of the European Parliament. Building up on the success of last year, Petcore Europe is happy to invite to its 2019 conference over two days in a prestigious new venue in the heart of the...
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On Friday, 22 June 2018 4PET Recycling invited to its recycling plant in Duiven (Netherlands) to the opening of their new recycling line for PET trays! The new tray-to-tray PET recycling line is one of a kind and the first to be operated world-wide. The opening event with the name "creating circularity" was a huge success and shows the right direction for PET recycling. Petcore Europe welcomes this unique initative by 4PET that brings our industry one step...
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Last week the European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) announced four industry-wide pledges that aim to increase the collection of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles and the use of recycled PET. This will accelerate the shift towards a more circular European economy. The level of collection of PET drink bottles varies substantially across the EU. Some Member States collect more than 90% of PET bottles while others collect less than 20%, meaning our...

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