Recycled Materials

2019 Ends with Lower Prices for Commodity Resins

Global demand slowdown and oversupply end the year with a buyers’ market.
#polyolefins #pet #polystyrene

Post-Consumer Recycling

An Agricultural Recycling 'Revolution'

Revolution is a leading brand bringing together expertise in recycling of agricultural film and manufacturing of plastic film, bags and irrigation tubing. The focus in all areas is to create sustainable closed-loop systems and use as much post-consumer resin as possible in all products manufactured.
#polyolefins #technologyinaction

Recycled Materials

K 2019 Slideshow: New Resins, New Applications in Materials

Ascend, Borealis, Borouge, Braskem, Dow, ExxonMobil, Nova, SABIC, and Solvay came to Düsseldorf with new applications, including pouches, shrink film, cable ties, flip tops, all-plastic bikes, as well as new materials.
#polyolefins #kshow #Elastomers

Commodity Resins

DOMO, Covestro and Circularise Partner on Full Plastics Traceability

Innovative start-up Circularise says transparency can be achieved through a blockchain technology.
#polyolefins #pet #polystyrene


BASF's Chemical Recycling Process Produces Virgin Grade Material for Food-Contact Approved Quality

Creating flexible packaging such as stand-up pouches from virgin-grade material derived from plastic waste is taking a step closer to reality in BASF’s ChemCycling project.
#polyolefins #pet

Commodity Resins

Materials: Recycle Content Copolyesters for Cosmetic Cases

Eastman’s new copolyesters demonstrate circular economy credentials to the cosmetics sector.
#pet #economics #Elastomers

Post-Consumer Recycling

Molson Coors Discusses Incorporating More Recycled Content In Its Plastic Packaging

The company is working with Loop Industries to upcycle the company’s PET packaging. 


nova-Institute's CEO Likes Plastics

“There are no other materials that have such a broad spectrum of properties,” says Michael Carus in an interview with Bio-based News editor.
#polyolefins #pet #polystyrene


Additives: Novel Process Aid for rPET and PET Preforms

PolyOne’s ColorMatrix SmartHeat RHC Reheat boosts thermal stability and color stability of rPET.
#pet #color

Post-Consumer Recycling

PET Packaging Technologies Debut at K 2019

SACMI will show its latest for compression, injection and blow molding—maintly of PET.