On Tuesday, 2 October Petcore Europe hosted its ODR (Opaque and Difficult to Recycling) Working Group meeting at the Bluepoint Business Center in Brussels. More than 50 participants and expert speakers from all major European label and sleeve suppliers made the meeting a big success.

The morning session focused on updates from the different WG task forces. Tomra and Sesotec presented the latest developments in sorting sleeved and opaque PET. Other topics where the recently developed EPBP quick test protocols, the progress of the Plastic Aerosol Recycling SiG and news about chemical recycling of PET.


In the afternoon the mayor sleeve and label suppliers MCC Label, FujiSeal Europe, Sleever International, Eastman Chemical, Avery Dennison, UPM Raflatac, Klöckner Pentaplast and CCL Label presented their innovative sustainable solutions to foster industry and value-chain understanding.