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Live Panel Debate on circular economy package

On 29 September, PlasticsEurope, in partnership with viEUws, participated in a TV live panel debate on the latest developments on the circular economy package. The panel debate, streamed from the TV Studio of the European Parliament, was moderated by Sonja van Renssen, environmental journalist from the Brussels scene.

World’s First Plastic Composite Lighthouse

Low construction costs, little maintenance and a short construction period made plastic composite materials the material of choice for the construction of a lighthouse in Valencia, Spain.

Plastics - Aiming for Gold at Rio 2016

Plastics applications offer endless possibilities to the Olympic Games. From artificial turf, sporting attire, sport equipment, to the venues, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games show that plastics truly are the champions of the games.

Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi!

The "Solar Impulse 2" completed its last leg of a round-the-world-journey and landed in Abu Dhabi – more than a year after its initial take off, marking the end of a 40,000 kilometers journey.

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