RECYCLED MATERIALS

Commodity Resins

Ineos and Plastic Energy Collaborate on Advanced Plastic Recycling Facility

The planned Ineos and Plastic Energy facility will use the latter’s patented TAC technology to break down plastic waste and turn it into ‘premium’ polyollefin-based plastics.
#polystyrene #polyolefins

Recycled Materials

Time to Learn More About the Real World of Recycling

Next month, Plastics Technology will cover the challenges of recycling with a targeted print and electronic supplement—and a focused webinar—highlighting best practices in processing with high levels of PCR.
#editorial

Recycled Materials

Henkel to Reduce Fossil-Based Virgin Plastic by 50%

In stepping up its sustainability commitment, Henkel has announced further ambitious packaging targets for 2025.
#sustainability

Post-Consumer Recycling

Recycling: Advances in Direct PET Decontamination

The system is an advanced development of the Infrared Rotary Drum used in hundreds of industrial applications. 
#pet

Commodity Resins

Kellogg's Bear Naked Granola Now in All-PE Pouch With Barrier

Kellogg is exploring opportunities with several of its other brands to offer fully-recyclable stand-up pouches.
#polyolefins

Recycled Materials

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019

New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 
#polystyrene #pet #sustainability

Additives

Additives: Latest Tests Show High Performance of New Liquid Additive in 100% Polyolefin Regrind

Riverdale Global’s ‘strenghthening’ additive shown to boost properties of PP and HDPE post-consumer recyclate while enhancing flow and part consitency.
#polyolefins

Packaging

Pioneering Generation of Stabilizers for High-Quality Polyolefin Recyclate

Fraunhofer LBF and Bruggemann cooperate on successfully tackling thermal and photo oxidation of plastics. 
#polyolefins

Commodity Resins

2019 SPE Auto Innovation Award Winners Shined with Several 'Firsts' and Broad Transferability

Making its mark, additive manufacturing had its own category for the second year and was used in the winner of the aftermarket category.
#polyolefins #Elastomers

Biopolymers

New Plastic Technologies & Alternative Bioplastics Augment Flexible Plastic Packaging Growth

Frost & Sullivan study sees promising market growth opportunities within a four-year period.
#polyolefins #pet