The “contribution” to the EU budget is designed to incentivize member states to increase recycling of plastic waste, according to the European Commission. It will, in fact, do the opposite, responds the European Plastics Converters association.
The program will invest $390,500 to establish a curbside recycling program for 35,000 households. It hopes to achieve the collection of 124 million pounds of recyclable materials over 10 years.
Through the Rubbermaid Food Storage Recycling Program in association with TerraCycle, consumers can send in any brand of well-used glass and plastic food-storage containers for recycling free of charge.
Bioplastics can be costly to produce and can only compete on price with fossil-based plastics if oil prices are high, and they aren’t.
The funding will help CuRe Technology to accelerate its “polyester rejuvenation” technology from pilot plant to commercial readiness.
INEOS Styrolution works to bring advanced recycling of polystyrene to a commercial scale with help of partners for a more sustainable, circular-economy-driven future.
New technology sorts through the recycling complexities of PET, HDPE, PP, and shrink-sleeved bottles to optimize recovery and reuse...