Ukrainka came up with a new way of processing polyethylene and won at the Olympics in ecology in Brazil

Two young Ukrainian inventors received gold awards at the International School Olympiad on Ecology in Brazil. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Education. A pupil of grade 11 of the Mariupol technical lyceum Ekaterina Malkina won with the project New method of biogenic utilization of high density polyethylene (HDPE). It […]

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Ukraine has big problems with garbage

Launched landfills are dangerous for nature and attract criminals Initially, I was going to make a report about a huge garbage dump near the village of Gribovichi near the city of Lviv in the west of Ukraine. However, I just could not get there. This is one of the largest landfills in Europe, it is […]

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Innovative Technologies for Recycling Polymers

The Gneuss GPU technology unit was released a few years ago and has already proven itself in the recycling of bulk PET wastes such as bottle flakes and industrial wastes of fibers and films. It consists of an extruder with a multi-rotational (MRS) system with high degassing and cleaning processes, an effective rotary melt filtration […]

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Spot prices of PP in Europe are declining

Spot prices of polypropylene (PP) in Europe fell last week, ICIS reports citing sources in the market. At the same time, manufacturers do not express concern about the growth of naphtha prices. The prices fell on some types of PPs, subject to large volumes of purchases, but overall the overall price trend for PP prices […]

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Russia asked Turkey to reduce duties on polymers

Russia asked Turkey to consider the possibility of reducing import customs duties on chemical products, including polyethylene and polypropylene, TASS reported citing Deputy Energy Minister Anatoly Yanovsky. “On plastics, polyethylene, propylene,” he said, answering the question, will Russia ask Turkey to reduce duties on chemical products. Turkey is one of the main foreign economic partners […]

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