The two companies have been working to achieve this important milestone for polystyrene in support of a societal shift from linear to circular solutions for managing waste plastic.
Recycling and achieving circularity for materials is at the core of the plastics industry’s evolving sustainable business model. Advanced technologies will play a big role.
Topas Advanced Polymers’ COC now certified as a recyclable polyolefin in Europe, and North America is next.
The recycled plastic resin is designed specifically for retail and logistic shrink film applications.
Styrenics compounder Elix Polymers and oil & gas company Repsol agree to incorporate chemically-recycled styrene into the production of ABS/SAN, in compliance with the ISCC PLUS certification.
Irplast’s new NOPP (Natural BOPP) films are made with SABIC’s certified renewable PP derived from biobased feedstock.
Sidel’s AYA offers super-light weight, 100% rPET content, and reduction of secondary and tertiary packaging materials.
Acquisiton of the two Italian companies expands Ascent Performance Materials’ portfolio and production footprint.