New GOST may limit production of plastic toys in Russia

Next year, at the initiative of the Association of Children’s Goods Industry Enterprises (AIDT, Moscow), the development of a standard for environmentally friendly toys will begin, Izvestia reports, citing the words of AIDT President Antonina Tsitsulina. It is planned that specialists from the Ministry of Industry and Trade and Rosstandart will take part in the […]

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Chemical processing – magic wand or magic thinking?

Lack of material The biggest challenge for the recycling market is likely to remain the lack of readily available raw materials. ICIS analysis shows that achieving the current regulatory and brand-centered sustainable development goals will require a significant increase in European collection rates and improved recycling practices. The European Commission has set a target for […]

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Uniform requirements and methodology for recycled plastics are created in Europe

Belgium-based associations of European plastics producers and processors, together with a local polymer research laboratory, have announced the formation of a consortium that plans to create a pan-European quality compliance program for plastics processors and agree on the recycled content calculation methodology used by the existing certification scheme, the association said. “Such harmonization is essential […]

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Neftekhim. What is produced from Tomsk polymers?

The Tomsk enterprise of SIBUR “Tomskneftekhim” is a large polymer producer and a socially responsible enterprise It is very easy to find out if you have ever used Tomskneftekhim polymer products. If you buy diapers, baby toys, medical masks, most likely their packaging is made of Tomsk polymers. If you have food containers, bowls and […]

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