Braskem raised PP prices for August shipments in the USA

The only Brazilian manufacturer of polyolefins, Braskem, raises PP prices for supplies to the US in August by USD66 per tonne, ICIS reports. Polypropylene prices are under increasing pressure due to rising spot prices for raw materials and supply problems arising from some production downtime. Earlier it was reported that Braskem raises the prices of […]

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Lviv garbage is still taken to landfills near Kiev

In the village of Schastlivoye, Borispol District, unscrupulous carriers have been storing Lviv garbage for a long time with the consent of the local village head and the local communal enterprise. This was stated by a specialist of the State Environmental Inspectorate Sergei Volkov in an interview with Ukrinform. “When the whole mountains had already […]

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Karpatneftekhim raised the prices of PVC and HDPE for the Ukrainian market under the pressure of rising raw materials prices

The Ukrainian company Karpatneftekhim (Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region) raised the prices of suspension polyvinyl chloride (PVC-S) and low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) for July deliveries to the domestic market at USD70-80 per ton under pressure from the growth of raw materials, according to a price review ICIS-MRC. According to the company’s customers, PVC-S for July deliveries rose by […]

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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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