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Quality recycling and sorting have been the focal point of the PRE Annual Meeting 2014 which took place on the 20th and 21st of November in Brussels and gathered over 200 participants.

  • PRE releases recycling guidelines for PET trays.
  • PRE calls the value chain to team-up to build-up a PET Trays platform.

Plastics recycling is widely accepted as a milestone on the road to zero plastics in landfilling. The international VDI conference Plastic Waste Recycling - Processing and new Applications - will cover available technologies to sort, process and transform plastic waste back into recycled plastic products. Expect discussions on reducing, reusing, recycling: How do plastics behave on different levels of the waste hierarchy, upcycling/downcycling: Does it exist at all? Get insights in new business models and means of an applications of recycled plastics.

“’Weak collection of HDPE/PP bottle fractions in Europe,’’ says Vice Chair Plastics Recyclers Europe Herbert Snell.

On the occasion of the adoption of the EU Circular Economy Package (“Towards a circular economy: A zero waste programme for Europe”) by the European Commission, four EU recycling industries are committing to work together and pursue the common goal of promoting circular economy.

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