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Chinese provinces collaborate to recycle 20mt of waste a year
By PKBR Staff Writer
Six provinces around China capital Beijing have launched a crusade against industrial solid waste by initiating a resource recycling project.
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Exposure to UV rays impacts rPET bottle properties, finds study
By PKBR Staff Writer
Post-consumer bottles exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays impact the physical properties and visual attributes of recycled PET (rPET) bottles, according to a study by Plastic Technologies.
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EBRD to provide $125m in funds for Turkey’s packaging waste recycling initiative
By PKBR Staff Writer
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is undertaking a Near-Zero Waste initiative in Turkey, by funding recycling setups, green initiatives and technologies that cut down on packaging waste.
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P&G announces green recycled alternative for bottle material
By PKBR Staff Writer
Procter & Gamble (P&G) Fabric Care has declared a green drive deploying recycled packaging via Post Consumer Recyclate (PCR) and making 230 million bottles out of it for flagship brands, such as Ariel, Dash, Lenor and Unstoppables.
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New Zealand pilots recycling bins project for soft plastic
By PKBR Staff Writer
The New Zealand Government has launched a new initiative to supply recycling bins at retail outlets to enable consumers to dump the used soft plastic bags for recycling.
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VolkerWessels seeks partners to pilot its plastic road concept
By PKBR Staff Writer
Construction major VolkerWessels is looking for partners to take ahead its idea of PlasticRoad, roads made of 100% recycled material.
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Sappi sells Cape Kraft recycled paper mill to Golden Era Group
By PKBR Staff Writer
South Africa-based wood pulp and paper maker Sappi has sold its Cape Kraft recycled packaging paper mill to Golden Era Group.
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Aurelius buys plastic recycler Regain Polymers
By PKBR Staff Writer
Pan-European investment firm Aurelius Group has purchased UK-based compounder and recycler of post-use rigid plastics Regain Polymers Holdings.
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Nestle introduces rPET bottle for Resource Natural Spring Water
By PKBR Staff Writer
Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) has launched new bottles, remodeled and derived from 100% recycled plastic (rPET), for its Resource Natural Spring Water.
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PIRAP suggests ways to meet UK’s plastic recycling target
By PKBR Staff Writer
The Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (PIRAP) has issued a clarion call to plastic packaging supply chain sector to fulfill the UK government’s objective of attaining recycling of 57% plastic packaging by 2017.
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Bahamas opens first materials recycling facility
By PKBR Staff Writer
Solid waste management company Renew Bahamas has set up the first-of-its-kind materials recycling facility (MRF) in the Bahamas, to process residential and commercial waste.
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Environmental Recycling and Metallis form flat sheet joint venture in UK
By PKBR Staff Writer
Environmental Recycling Technologies (ERT) has signed an agreement with Metallis Recycling (MRL) to form a 50-50 joint venture in the UK.
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Zero Waste Scotland proposes cash deposit scheme to promote recycling
By PKBR Staff Writer
Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has recommended the Scottish Government to implement a refundable cash deposit scheme to encourage recycling of drinks bottles, cans and cartons.
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Phoenix Technologies to build rPET flake processing unit in Ohio
By PKBR Staff Writer
Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) manufacturer Phoenix Technologies International is expanding its facility at Bowling Green in the US state of Ohio to add a new wash line.
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Apple partners with WWF to conserve forests in China
By PKBR Staff Writer
Apple has teamed up with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to support sustainable forests in China, as part of its efforts to achieve net-zero impact on the supply of sustainable virgin fiber.
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