Recycled Glass Fibers Boost Sustainability of Polyamide Compounds

German materials supplier Lanxess is boosting its sustainable offerings with the debut of three polyamide (PA) 6 grades containing recycled reinforcing fibers manufactured from waste glass. Durethan ECOBKV30H2.0, ECOBKV35H2.0 and ECOBKV60XF are incorporate 30%, 35% and 60% by weight, respectively, of waste glass fibers. Ecocycle, an independent inspection company, has examined the amount of recycled […]

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Recycling high-quality plastics on the eve of collapse?

The German Green Point (der Grüne Punkt), the cleaning company Werner & Mertz, as well as the German recycling, water and raw materials industry association BDE, jointly call for financial incentives and a political commitment to plastic processing. In a joint declaration, they formulated several calls for politicians. They require closer attention to environmental sustainability […]

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Purchase and removal of polyethylene. Stretch film production waste grade 1

Plastic processing company LLC Polymers buys plastic stretch film (LDPE) and stretch sinter. We constantly buy waste: • polyethylene thermoshrinkable; • stretch film; • LDPE, LDPE; • stretch and TU films; • polyethylene film. Buying recyclables. I will buy LDPE, stretch, thermocontractable TU and pallet, stretch agglomerate (LDPE). I am looking for waste stretch. We […]

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Choose a second life for flexible packaging

Flexible packaging, including bags and bags, has long been a problem for waste processing. A new study shows that flexible plastic packaging has the greatest potential for achieving European plastic processing goals. However, for this it is necessary to overcome some problems. Eunomia’s new study, “Flexible Film Market in Europe: Production, Production, Collection and Processing […]

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It’s time to recycle

Traditional disposal is the most striking example of modern flushing. Recycling is advocated as a strategy aimed at creating a cleaner and healthier world for those companies that have benefited the most from waste-based economies. In fact, this is just a cover for continuing business as usual. Corporations maintain recycling efficiency through empty “liability obligations” […]

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European Recycling Markets Affect Coronavirus

Sources are particularly concerned about the limited volumes entering collection systems, disruption in logistics, potential declines in demand in non-packaging product sectors, and a reduction in long-term investment. At the end of March, concerns in the recycling industry were associated only with changes in the prices of primary raw materials competing with recycled materials, and […]

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