Petcore Europe was proud to be a sponsor at the Parliament Magazine ‘MEP of the Year Awards’ last night, on the 29th of June. Communications Committee chair, Sebastian Lemp of Alpla, presented the award for ‘Best MEP Assistant’ to Monika Sikora, assistant to Polish S&D MEP Robert Biedroń.

CPME unveils PET EUROPE rebranding at value chain conference in Brussels.

The EU Commission promotes the following hierarchy in its packaging policies: REDUCE consumption, REUSE and RECYCLE. This supports the ultimate goal of the EU to be climate neutral by 2050.

Improving the collection, sorting and recycling of PET will help to ensure that it does not end up in the environment and contribute to the microplastics issue.


Congratulations to Huhtamaki on tremendous job that they have done. Huhtamaki has recently announced the launch of Push Tab, a first-to-market, aluminium-free, mono-material PET blister lid for the global healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. 



Eastman has entered an exclusive negotiation with Port-Jérôme-sur-Seine as the preferred location of the molecular recycling facility it plans to build in France. 


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While PET is already 100% recyclable & made to be remade, on the 2nd of March 2022 the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi (UNEA 5.2) agreed to develop a treaty on plastic pollution. The objective is to promote the sustainable production & consumption of plastics.
An intergovernmental negotiating committee will negotiate the details & complete its work by 2024.



PETCORE-Europe as a member of PolyREC® is thrilled to announce that PolyREC® has been recognized as a data collector for the Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA) and RecoTrace™ now is the first comprehensive data system to monitor plastic recycling and recycled plastics use. 

This report, delivered by PRE in partnership with PETCORE Europe, NMWE and UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe, provides the latest data and trends on: the current state of the PET market in Europe, key changes impacting the market and the challenges faced by the supply chain and also talks about how the future PET market will look like.

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