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6 Dec 2017, 14:30
The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) today approved resolution UNEP/EA.3/L.20 which concluded that waste minimization and environmentally sound solid waste management should be given the highest priority in efforts to address marine litter.
29 Nov 2017, 14:31
A new survey commissioned by PlasticsEurope and RECOUP with over 4,100 participants from the UK, Germany and Poland, reveals that there is a lack of awareness about recycling amongst young citizens (18-24 age group).
21 Nov 2017, 14:33
The European plastics industries are reaffirming their support to the Circular Economy Package.
4 Oct 2017, 14:34
PlasticsEurope and supporting member companies of Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS), an international programme to help prevent resin loss from getting into the marine environment, present the results of their ongoing activities in a new report entitled “Operation Clean Sweep Report 2017” reinforcing their commitment to fight against marine litter.
3 Oct 2017, 14:35
EPCA and PlasticsEurope bring youngsters together to debate on People, Planet and Profit in the Digital Age.
19 Sep 2017, 14:36
What is the role of plastics in a Circular Economy? Why is innovation so important for the transition towards a resource efficient Europe? What is full life cycle thinking?
18 Jul 2017, 14:37
The youth debate in London gathered students aged between 16 and 19 from London and surroundings from 10 schools to discuss the theme "People, Planet, Profit in the Digital Age: With or without Petrochemistry and Plastics?”.
10 Jul 2017, 14:39
The World Plastics Council (WPC) welcomes the Marine Litter Action Plan released today by the G20 and commends states for their commitment to substantially reduce marine litter and its impacts by 2025.
1 Jun 2017, 14:40
Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis (Eni), has been elected President of PlasticsEurope, succeeding Patrick Thomas, CEO of Covestro, who held this office since 2011. Mr Ferrari was elected by PlasticsEurope’s General Assembly, on 1 June in Madrid.
30 May 2017, 14:41
The youth debate organised at Warsaw University of Technology was the fourth of seven planned events of the European Youth Debating Competition, organised by the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) and PlasticsEurope. Three winners of the debate: from Warsaw and Lublin will represent Poland at the European Finals to be held in Berlin at the beginning of October, during the 51st EPCA Annual Meeting.

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