Virginia Janssens Managing Director PlasticsEurope

As an industry we are committed to implementing long-lasting change, and embrace the need for circularity and climate neutrality to effect that change. Today marks a new milestone with the announcement of an industry commitment to reach 30% mandatory recycled content for plastics packaging by 2030.


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Operation Clean Sweep® launches revamped digital portal

Stepping up our actions - With nearly 1,500 signatories, Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS) has become the programme of reference for the plastics industry to prevent pellets from entering the environment.




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Plastics head off to summer sun

Lightweight, weatherproof and strong, everyone will be packing plastics for the great summer getaway. Without plastics, you can forget about water sports, picnics or hiking! But at a time of scientific concern about plastic litter in the oceans, they have to be kept doing strictly what they’re meant to.
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The plastics that are worth the trip

Although it was still preserve of a certain elite a few decades ago, travel has become more affordable. The Internet revolutionised the organisational side of travel, and polymers made it easier by providing optimal comfort for travellers...

Plastics head off to summer sun


The plastics that are worth the trip


A self-inflating safety device


An ergonomic armrest to combine telecommuting and comfort


Tomorrow’s vehicles: polymers lending their weight to the future

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