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2 Nov 2020, 09:18
Reusable plastics can play a huge role in the future of packaging. Together with our partners, the plastics industry is leading the drive towards reuse and overcoming some of the challenges of reuse systems.
23 Oct 2020, 16:46
Microplastics in baby bottles
16 Oct 2020, 12:04
A Global Framework for Plastics
15 Oct 2020, 11:06
Action plan for a European zero pellet loss certification scheme unveiled
11 Aug 2020, 14:53
WASHINGTON (August 11, 2020) – The Global Plastics Alliance (GPA) released its 5th Progress Report announcing approximately 395 marine litter prevention projects have been planned, underway, or completed as of early 2020.
13 Jul 2020, 14:36
In three years, the average concentration of microplastics per km² has increased in the waters of Lake Garda, Trasimeno and Bracciano. The LIFE Blue Lakes project aims to reduce and prevent the presence of microplastics in the Italian and German lakes through a series of actions involving institutions, local authorities, companies and citizens.
25 Jun 2020, 10:20
PlasticsEurope, the Pan-European trade association representing plastics manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Dr Markus Steilemann, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Covestro, as its President, effective immediately. He succeeds Javier Constante who recently became President of Dow Latin America.
12 Mar 2020, 11:12
European Union, 11 March 2020 – Industry4Europe, a coalition of 154 sector Associations representing the diversity of the EU’s industrial base, is pleased to receive the publication by the European Commission of its much-awaited New Industrial Strategy for Europe.
4 Feb 2020, 12:04
New Leadership for PlasticsEurope