Lanxess to invest €200m in flame retardants expansion
Lanxess AG is investing €200 million in strengthening its global asset base for flame retardant additives over the next three years.
UK study highlights role of 'convenience' in deposit return scheme
A study by the UK Plastics Recycling Charity, RECOUP, has found that convenience is the key feature in having a successful deposit return scheme (DRS) for drink containers.
Borealis strengthens European commitment by PP expansion plan
Austrian polyolefin manufacturer Borealis AG has announced plans for the expansion of its polypropylene production in Europe, in a bid to improve supply to European customers.
Carbios, Kem One to study scaling up of 'breakthrough' recycling technology
Manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Kem One and cleantech specialist Carbios are studying the potential construction of a demonstration plant for Carbios' breakthrough biorecycling technology.
DS Smith to divest plastics division
UK Packaging firm DS Smith has announced plans to sell its plastics division and is now “exploring opportunities”.