30/10/2019 09:29

3SIXTY-Turning Recycled Plastic Bottles Into Towels

3SIXTY takes end of life, single use plastic bottles and/or ocean waste and mixes these with cotton to produce towels that look, feel and perform just like regular towels for the hotel, retail and cruise line industry. Our products provide our custom...

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02/10/2019 09:32

Versalis and Montello - New polyethylene grades made from recycled packaging

This project aims at producing a range of polyethylene products containing post-consumer plastics for a number of technical applications, including: thin packaging film, drip irrigation pipes, industrial bags and other types of packaging. To truly cl...

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26/06/2019 09:05

Thermal insulation panels from post-consumer polystyrene products

The project aims at using secondary raw material deriving from end-of-life products (mainly from polystyrene made packaging) to produce expandable polystyrene (EPS), suitable to be transformed into expanded polystyrene sheets for buildings’ thermal...

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18/06/2019 11:14

Recovered and recycled industrial packaging

The project has been developed with the aim of recovering and recycling industrial polyethylene packaging – such as bags and liners – used for the shipping of Versalis’ products on pallets and by truck/containers. It involves the collec...

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09/04/2019 10:24

BASF's chemical recycling of plastics

Since mechanical recycling is limited because of an increase of residues in the material in each cycle, a team across BASF has taken up this challenge and developed the ChemCycling project. With chemical recycling, fossil resources for chemical produ...

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18/03/2019 15:30

Elysium Nordic’s pyrolysis process recycles 30,000 tons of end-of-life tyres

From 2021 Elysium Nordic will recover 9,000 tons of carbon black from 30,000 tons of end-of-life tyres, which will result in an annual CO2 reduction of up to 18,000 tons. Elysium Nordic uses pyrolysis when re-using the end-of-life tyres. In pyrolysis...

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28/02/2019 09:16

Ecoplasteam's EcoAllene: a new 100% recyclable plastic product

Our activity is the recycling of composite packaging polyethylene – aluminium, commonly known as ”tetrapak”. After paper mills take off the paper layer, Ecoplasteam melts, with an innovative process, the two layers of polyethylene and aluminium...

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11/08/2017 10:01

Veolia's PET “Bottle-to-Bottle” Recycling Plant in Rostock

In Rostock, Veolia has developed a flake-based recycling method for PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles that allows direct reuse of the recycled material for new food packaging, e.g. a new beverage bottle. Every year in Rostock, Veolia converts ...

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