Karpathneftekhim went on fire at ethylene and polyethylene production

In the pyrolysis shop of the largest petrochemical plant in Ukraine – Karpatneftekhim (Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region), a fire occurred on June 6, according to the publication Misto. According to the Civil Protection Department of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration, the fire occurred in the pyrolysis shop of ethylene and polyethylene production Karpatneftekhim. Damage is established, […]

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Happy Ecologist Day

The holiday was proclaimed in 1972 at the 27th session of the UN General Assembly (Resolution No. A / RES / 2994 of December 15, 1972). The date of the meeting was June 5, the day the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment began its work in 1972 (Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment), followed […]

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Selection of functional additives online

The online masterbatch library, which became available online in 2018, was initially equipped with the Master of Colors search tool, and now developers have also added the Master of Additives utility, since Gabriel-Chemie specializes on the supply of not only dyes for plastics, but also functional additives to improve the properties of compounds. In October […]

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Wales may postpone the ban on disposable plastic until 2022

The Food Packaging Association (FPA) has asked the Wales government to postpone the ban on a number of disposable items due to coronavirus, Rupec reports citing the BBC. Consumer concerns are caused by the situation with coronavirus and unhygienic reusable dishes. These considerations prompted the association to appeal to the Wales government with a proposal […]

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Packaging manufacturers in Kazakhstan are on the verge of closing – Kazakhstan Packers Association

13 Kazakhstani factories producing polypropylene bags and big bags are in a critical financial situation, Forbes reports citing the words of the chairman of the board of the Association of Packers of Kazakhstan Batyrbek Aubakirov. According to him, the matter is not only in the pandemic of the coronavirus, which crippled the Kazakh business. Kazakhstani […]

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PRE: New Guidelines on the Characterisation of Recycling Input

To promote better plastics processing, the Plastics Recyclers Europe Trade Association has published its input specification guidelines based on the experience of European plastics processors. The organization explained that the documents provide an information benchmark and a harmonized system for characterizing the contribution of processors, directing the European market towards efficient and sustainable management of […]

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A universal polymer that can be processed forever

Australian scientists have created a new kind of rubber polymer that will help develop more sustainable building materials. This versatile new material can be used on its own as regular rubber or mixed with fillers to create completely new composites. And when the product’s useful life ends, the material can be recycled almost an infinite […]

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