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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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Your trust in our association is Petcore Europe's most important asset. That is why we are committed to safely managing and protecting the information of all people who are in contact with us. We recently updated our Privacy Policy to clarify how exactly we protect your personal information in compliance with the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our updated policy provides more details on: the type of personal data we collect; how we collect...
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On 2 May 2018 experts from the PET and aerosol industry met in the Petcore Europe offices in Brussels for the first meeting of the recently launched Plastic Aerosol Recycling Special Industry Group. Chairman of the new group Johannes Burghaus (Procter & Gamble) and Christian Crépet (Petcore Europe) welcomed 15 participants from the entire value chain - brand owners, (aerosol) packaging designers and manufacturers, waste management organisations, etc. This...
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On 24 and 25 April experts from the plastics recycling industry met in the RAI in Amsterdam for the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2018. As value chain association and official conference supporterPetcore Europe could of course not miss the event. On day one an entire session was dedicated to the latest developments within the PET recycling sector. The speakers of the session focused among other topics on PET trays recycling and the pioneer water marking...
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The upcoming 14th China International Recycled Polyester Conference & Exhibition (12-14 September 2018, Crowne Plaza Shaoxing, China) will gather domestic and overseas raw material suppliers, recycled fiber (regular, hollow and filament) makers, machinery suppliers, downstream consumers, as well as related medium, industry associations and traders, to share valuable opinions of market status quo and perspective. As a key event to support recycling economy...

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