SGR obtains a favourable opinion from EFSA

SGR, the recycling unit of the SGT Group, obtains a favourable opinion from EFSA for its PET bottles recycling process. This food-grade recycled plastic, named CIRPET for “circular” and “rPET”, has been officially approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Thanks to its state-of-the-art recycling line combining technical and energy

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New figures for installed plastics recycling capacities reveal a 13% growth

The total installed plastics recycling capacity in 2020 in EU27+3 grew by 1.1mt compared to the previous year. The new figures show that the plastics recycling industry remains resilient while continuing its path towards making plastics genuinely circular. The exceptional growth in the sector, despite the difficulties brought on by the

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Smithers forecast rapid growth in demand for post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastics packaging

World demand for post-consumer recycled (PCR) resins in packaging reached a total of 4.79 million tonnes in 2021, according to the latest data from Smithers. Demand has seen only a minor deflection over the two years the Covid pandemic disrupted plastics end-use applications. In 2022, companies are revising their packaging portfolios,

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Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns to Amsterdam 22-23 June 2022

The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE), the pan-European exhibition and conference dedicated to plastics recycling, returns to Hall 12 at the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 22-23 June 2022. “The free-to-attend Plastics Recycling Show Europe conference and exhibition is the focal point of plastics recycling in Europe,” said Ton Emans, Plastics

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Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (Fiji) announces 100% rPET bottles

Fiji based Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP Fiji) recently announced that its PET bottles below 1-litre in volume are now produced from 100% rPET.According to CCEP Fiji’s GM Roger Hare these changes apply to the company’s brands Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Powerade and Schweppes. CCEP’s step of increasing the processing of

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