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Fluoropolymers Product Group: three new members and a new website for 2021

The Fluoropolymers Product Group is happy to announce it has been joined by three new members to help drive activities across Europe in 2021. To boost visibility and provide a focal point for stakeholders interested in learning more, a new website has also been launched to ensure critical product information is available to the public, policy stakeholders and downstream users.

BPF and PlasticsEurope co-host Online Seminar on 4 March 2021, 13.30 to 16.00 GMT

With growing pressure from across the globe for manufacturers to increase the amount of recycled content in packaging products, the British Plastics Federation (BPF), in collaboration with PlasticsEurope, are hosting a half-day online seminar on The Challenges of Incorporating Recycled Content in Plastics Packaging.

PlasticsEurope at the EU Industry Days 2021 on 24 February from 14.00 to 15.30

Kicking off our 2021 advocacy engagement programme, Virginia Janssens, PlasticsEurope Managing Director, will be a guest panellist at this year’s European Commission EU Industry Days on Wednesday 24 February, from 14.00 to 15.30. The high-level session will focus on “Joining forces – how industrial alliances help to achieve EU policy objectives?”

New Partnership with CPME signed

PlasticsEurope is happy to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with CPME - The Committee of PET Manufacturers in Europe.

Website for 100 years of plastics online

The success story of this versatile material began 100 years ago – when the German scientist and Nobel Prize winner Hermann Staudinger launched macromolecular chemistry with a groundbreaking paper.

VinylPlus® Med Accelerates Sustainability in Healthcare

VinylPlus®, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, unveils today a new collaborative project called VinylPlus® Med. Aimed at accelerating sustainability in healthcare across Europe through the recycling of discarded single-use PVC medical devices, the project brings together hospitals, waste managers, recyclers and the PVC industry.

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