UK recycling specialist Viridor has signed its third uptake agreement for recycled plastics in less than a month, this time striking a five-year deal with fresh food packaging expert Klöckner Pentaplast (kp).
Searious Business, a Dutch start-up with the mission to reduce plastics waste, has joined forces with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to bring about Plastic-Waste-Free Islands across a number of geographical regions.
Hot on the heels of a recent deal to supply recycled polymers to consumer goods giant Unilever, UK recycling specialist Viridor is now partnering with chemicals giant Ineos to develop a new hybrid plastics range to be available across Europe.
Organisers of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 have extended the entry deadline for all seven award categories until Friday 6 Dec. The judging panel for the 2020 awards has also been announced.
The Malaysian plastics industry is proposing an extended producer responsibility system for plastics packaging and says that with government support the country can quadruple the size of its plastics recycling sector.