Economía Circular

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New “The Circular Economy for Plastics – A European Overview” report – Now available

28/04/2022 - Plastics Europe publishes the second edition of the “The Circular Economy for Plastics – A European Overview”

US Chemical Industry Investment Linked to Shale Gas Tops $200 Billion
16/05/2022 - WASHINGTON (May 16, 2022) – The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced that U.S. chemical industry investment linked to plentiful and affordable domestic supplies...
Lights, Catalyst, Reaction! Converting CO2 to Formic Acid
- Photoreduction of CO2 into transportable fuel like formic acid (HCOOH) is a great way of dealing with CO2's rising levels in the atmosphere. To aid in this mission, a research team from Tokyo Tech...
ASAP April 2022
16/05/2022 - Main findings of the April global overview:The main cereal season is ending in Southern Africa, with the harvest of summer crops...
Selective extraction process delivers useful recyclates for multilayer packaging and fibre-reinforced composites
16/05/2022 - A project to develop a pilot plant for industrial recycling of multi-material products presented its final findings last month. Researchers say their process can generate useable...
Plastecowood receives funding boon
16/05/2022 - Wales-based recycled plastic wood products firm Plastecowood manufactures carbon-negative products from plastic items extracted from the...
UK contract moulder offering bioplastics, says only ‘little machine adjustment’ required
16/05/2022 - UK contract moulder BEC Group has announced that is can now process a range of plant-based
Toyoda Gosei Develops CNF-reinforced plastic for automotive parts
- In moving toward decarbonization and a circular economy, Toyoda Gosei is developing materials that raise the environmental performance of its products by leveraging the following features of CNF....
La capacidad de reciclaje de plástico crece un 13% a nivel europeo
16/05/2022 - La capacidad total instalada de reciclaje de plásticos en los países de la UE, más Reino Unido, Noruega y Suiza, aumentó en 1,1 millones de toneladas en 2020, comparado con el...
Petcore Europe organiza un webinar sobre reutilización de plásticos
17/05/2022 - Dado que la reutilización es un tema clave en la política de sostenibilidad europea, Petcore Europe ha iniciado una reflexión con sus miembros sobre cómo puede la...
Q1 earnings drop on volatility and lower petrochemical margins / Plans for large-scale green hydrogen plant at Danube refinery / Assistance in Ukraine to maintain energy network
16/05/2022 - Q1 earnings drop on volatility and lower petrochemical margins / Plans for large-scale green hydrogen plant at Danube refinery / Assistance in Ukraine to maintain energy networkThe plant is to be...
Oil major to use naphtha from UK chemical reclaim plant / Contract with Clean Planet Energy
16/05/2022 - Oil major to use naphtha from UK chemical reclaim plant / Contract with Clean Planet EnergyThe chemical recycling plant is to process plastics likely headed for landfills or incineration (Photo:...
Collaboration with Lummus on green ethylene / Support for circular economy
16/05/2022 - Collaboration with Lummus on green ethylene / Support for circular economyBraskemâ??s domestic site in Triunfo, where the company produces Iâ??m Green polyethylene (Photo: Braskem)As demand for...
Kickstart: Felony balloon popping
13/05/2022 - Intentional mass balloon releases and popping has been the target of warnings from...
Less is more
13/05/2022 - Electricity is expensive, polymers are scarce, and carbon dioxide emissions are too high. In every respect, conserving resources makes sense. For conservation of resources to work for the...
Report says plastics have positive role in climate fight
16/05/2022 - Cutting back on U.S. plastics production could hurt efforts to fight climate change by shifting production to other countries, including China, that have less environmentally friendly...
To Combat Plastic Bag Bans, Consumer Education Is Key, Says RoadRunner Recycling
- New Jersey became the eighth state recently to enact a ban on single-use plastic bags, and more cities and states are working on similar legislation. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed the...
Denka requests weaker chloroprene classification, but EPA won't budge
16/05/2022 - LaPLACE, La.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected another request by Denka Performance Elastomer L.L.C. asking the EPA to revamp its 2010 assessment of chloroprene, a...
La. parish alleges â??environmental racism,' while Denka claims studies faulty
16/05/2022 - ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, La.—An 85-mile-long corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans that contains Denka Performance Elastomer L.L.C. and about 150 other chemical plants and oil...
Agromediterránea presenta su nuevo envase de papel kraft y PLA 100% compostable
- En su compromiso por la economía circular y su constante búsqueda de alternativas sostenibles en materia de envase ha llevado a Agromediterránea, integrada ...
Israeli balloon tipped as world’s 1st affordable, scalable method for carbon capture
13/05/2022 - The sky is anything but the limit for an Israeli company developing special carbon-catching balloons that it says will provide…Full text: