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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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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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Paccor achieves top scores in semi-industrial testing of digital watermarks initiative HolyGrail 2.0

Paccor, one of the leading global players in the plastic packaging industry, acts responsibly in the field of sustainability, in packaging production and makes every effort towards the full implementation of a circular economy. Paccor is fully committed to the HolyGrail 2.0 Digital Watermarks initiative and is now celebrating the success

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Europe’s non-alcoholic beverage industry calls for mechanisms to accelerate circular economy

Europe’s non-alcoholic beverage industry, represented by the European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN), Natural Mineral Waters Europe (NMWE) and Unesda Soft Drinks Europe, together with leading NGOs, including Changing Markets Foundation and Zero Waste Europe, call on EU decision-makers to create the right enabling policy framework to help accelerate the transition to

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Equipolymers und Rittec announce cooperation

PET manufacturer Equipolymers and technology Start-up Rittec Umwelttechnik announced their cooperation. By the development and implementation of Rittec’s revolPET process into Equipolymers’ PET manufacturing plant the recycling content of food contact PET is targeted to be increased significantly. Mechanical PET recycling has been established in the European market for many years.

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