Economía Circular

Economía Circular

New white paper: Stay in the cycle
08/12/2022 - Titled Stay in the cycle, rethinking recycling with PLA bioplastics, it summarizes the current PLA’s recycling market, regulations, and technologies. The white paper provides a...
Azek and thredUP Announce Plastic Recycling Partnership
08/12/2022 - The AZEK Company Inc., the manufacturer of low-maintenance and environmentally sustainable...
Polykar opens cutting-edge plant in Edmonton, Canada
08/12/2022 - Polykar, a world-class manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions, #officially opened its...
LanzaTech and Sumitomo Riko partner to produce natural rubber substitute
07/12/2022 - LanzaTech, a company that transforms waste carbon into materials such as sustainable fuels, fabrics, packaging, and Sumitomo Riko Company Limited, has announced that they have entered into a...
Azek partners with clothing consignment website to boost recycling
07/12/2022 - Chicago-based building products manufacturer Azek Co. and Oakland, Calif-based thredUP, an online consignment and thrift store, formed a recycling partnership to turn plastic waste from clothes...
Teijin, JGC and Itochu to establish RePEaT Co., Ltd. to license polyester chemical recycling technology
- The new joint venture will use a chemical-recycling technology called dimethyl terephthalate (DMT), which decomposes and converts polyester (PET) and then repolymerizes it. Notably, the DMT method...
EU Publishes New Packaging Regulation & Framework on Bioplastics
07/12/2022 - On November 30 the European Commission published the long-awaited Policy Framework for Biobased, Biodegradable and Compostable Plastics and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation - part...
Los objetivos de Plastics Europe van “más allá de la propuesta de la Comisión Europea”
07/12/2022 - Plastics Europe, la asociación paneuropea de productores de plásticos, cree que la propuesta de Reglamento de Envases y Residuos de Envases de la Comisión Europea contiene...
BiOrangePack desarrollará un recubrimiento basado en residuos de la pulpa de las naranjas
07/12/2022 - Las podredumbres causadas por hongos son la principal causa de pérdidas poscosecha de los cítricos. Además, la presencia de patógenos fúngicos de cuarentena...
Development of first chemical recycling facility in Egypt / Agreement signed with Environ Adapt
06/12/2022 - Development of first chemical recycling facility in Egypt / Agreement signed with Environ AdaptHoneywell and Environ have signed an MoU to develop the first chemical reclaim plant in Middle East and...
Plastics Are Inert, Indigestible, Non-Toxic, and Widely ‘Myth-Understood’
- MIT News sent me a on research involving zeolites, porous minerals used to make...
CEMEX and RTI awarded $3.7 million cooperative agreement to advance carbon capture technology in cement manufacturing
05/12/2022 - CEMEX USA announced today that as part of its Future in Action program aimed at cutting CO2 emissions throughout its value chain, the company has been awarded a $3.7 million...
European commission adopts rules on packaging and bioplastics
05/12/2022 - European Bioplastics (EUBP) has welcomed proposed rules on packaging and bioplastics adopted  by the European Commission. ×
Teijin, JGC and ITOCHU to Establish JV to License DMT Chemical Recycling Technology
05/12/2022 - Teijin Limited, JGC Holdings Corporation and
Plastic treaty talks go beyond recycling to add public health debate
05/12/2022 - One thing made clear during last week's plastic treaty talks is that any agreement will likely go beyond recycling and marine plastic pollution to also take on health issues related to additives...
News update: European Commission Proposal for the Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
- On 30 November, the European Commission published the second part of its Circular Economy package...
Packaging value chain sees serious shortcomings in review of EU packaging rules
- Brussels, 30 November 2022 – EUROPEN, the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment, considers the European Commission’s proposal on Packaging and Packaging...
The European Commission continues its efforts towards sustainable food systems
- In its Farm to Fork strategy, published in May 2020, the European Commission recognises the shift to...