NGO questions “chemical recycling” of plastics

NGO questions “chemical recycling” of plastics

The environmental NGO Zero Waste Europe has published a position paper on “chemical recycling” of plastics. The NGO’s position is that chemical recycling does have “a role to play in closing the material loop and moving … up the waste hierarchy”, but that policy...
Additives enabling plastics upcycling

Additives enabling plastics upcycling

Unlike post-industrial plastics recycling, dealing with known and homogenous materials, post consumer recycling (PCR) poses challenges because the feedstream is variable and contains a mixture of different polymers and additives, with differing processing...
pinfa will join panel on recycling at FRiP 2019

pinfa will join panel on recycling at FRiP 2019

pinfa and Flame Retardants Europe will participate in the special panel discussion on recycling and recyclability of flame retardant containing plastics, at the annual AMI ‘Flame Retardants in Plastics’ (FRiP) Conference, Cologne, Germany, 3-5 December 2019. pinfa...
Recycling flame retardant plastics

Recycling flame retardant plastics

Jürgen Troitzsch, Fire and Environmental Protection Services, summarised the opportunities for the circular economy for plastics and implications for flame retardants. World demand for polymers is continuing to grow exponentially, but also to grow more slowly in...