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High hopes for PET recycling in South Africa – despite lost capacity

In 2019, no less than 62% of all plastic bottles produced in South Africa were collected for recycling – 2%…

Recycling Technologies takes Plaxx to Dutch petrochemical hub

UK-based recycling technology provider Recycling Technologies is building its first European plastics recycling site at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in…

Textiles outlook: Business is tough enough without petty barriers

Governments must avoid unreasonable policies as scrap traders cope with the global crisis. On the export side of things, like…

Stadler’s ‘biggest ever line’ to handle half of Denmark’s PET bottles

Recycling technology provider Stadler has completed the commissioning of a beverage packaging sorting plant it designed and built for Dansk…

Rolling out the ‘green carpet’ to promote recycling

Did you know the global carpet recycling sector was worth over EUR 10.7 billion last year? If carpet recycling wasn’t…

Transforming old carpet tiles into pure and valuable yarn

French multinational Tarkett revealed a new way to recycle carpets at its facility in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, yesterday. The company…

Carpet recyclers seeking new frontiers

Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) is expanding its geographical coverage of the UK, offering the flooring sector more options for reuse…

rPET goals: Indorama puts its money where its mouth is

Thai chemicals company Indorama Ventures is investing 33 billion Baht (EUR 1.35 billion) into the recycling of its PET resin,…

Morssinkhof-Rymoplast takes PET recycling to Germany

Dutch family business Morssinkhof-Rymoplast is building a plastics recycling facility in Leipzig, Germany. The site will be located in a car…

Erema: orders in PET recycling technology tripled

Evermore strict environmental regulation and China’s import ban on plastic waste have led to a lot more investment in advanced…

EPR key to higher PET recycling

More effective producer responsibility schemes can boost plastic recycling across the European Union to reach the recovery levels metals and…