Tube HDPE in September will rise in price in Russia

During August, there was a small shortage of low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) in the Russian market. In September, the supply shortage will increase, as well as manufacturers announce further price increases, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. The lack of supply of tubular HDPE on the Russian market began to be felt in the first month […]

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Microbes completely metabolize biodegradable plastic

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Hydrosphere and Technology Sciences (Eawag) conducted an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically convert carbon contained in a PBAT polymer both to energy production and to create microbial biomass. The researchers used a biodegradable polymer PBAT (polybutylene adipate terephthalate) labeled with a carbon […]

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Ufaorgsintez to stop production of polyethylene and polypropylene in September

Ufaorgsintez (UOS, a petrochemical asset of Bashneft, part of Rosneft) plans in September to stop its capacity to produce high-density polyethylene (LDPE) and polypropylene (PP) for repairs. Simple capacity will be long, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. As the enterprise’s customers informed, starting from September 1, it is planned to stop for preventive maintenance […]

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LDPE in Russia has risen in price in August

During August, there was a lack of supply of certain types of high-density polyethylene (LDPE) on the Russian market, which led to a price increase. In September, the lack of proposals of the LDP will continue, according to the Price Review of the ICIS-MRC. In the first half of the year, there was a serious […]

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Study of collective misconceptions about waste

Movinga, a relocation specialist, released a study revealing the collective misconception that we face as a society when it comes to accumulation and waste. As part of a larger study of resettlement trends to be released later this year, Movinga conducted a survey among 18,000 household heads in 20 countries, comparing the perceptions of a […]

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