Synvina receives interim approval for bio-based PEF recyclability
Amsterdam-based Synvina CV has received interim approval from the European PET bottle platform (EPBP) for the recyclability of its bio-based polyethylenefuranoate (PEF) materials in the European bottle recycling market.
Huntsman, Clariant announce merger plans
Huntsman and Clariant have announced plans to merge as equal companies through an all-stock transaction by the end of 2017.
Lego achieves 100% renewable energy target
The Danish toy manufacturer Lego Group has achieved a target of balancing 100% of its energy use through renewable sources, four years after its started its investment in the strategy.
$2m prize aimed at keeping plastics out of the ocean
A prominent voice on the issue of ocean plastics is teaming with British royalty and an American philanthropist to offer $2m (€1.8m) in prize money in a competition to make plastic packaging more recyclable.
UK Recycling Association picks out worst packaging offenders
Pringles, Lucozade and black plastic meat trays have been picked out by UK's Recycling Association CEO Simon Ellin as among the worst packaging offenders.