EU plastics recyclers annual conference

Plastics Recyclers Europe holds annual meeting on October 11-12, 2018 in Cascais, Portugal; increased plastics waste collection to be discussed

Non-toxic chemicals are good for business

ChemSec discusses how hazardous substances can lead to costly business scandals and that substitution is necessary for a successful circular economy

Tray-to-tray PET recycling

4PET Recycling launches first tray-to-tray PET recycling line in the Netherlands; Petcore Europe welcomes initiative as step towards ‘circular PET’

Video of FPF Webinar on food packaging in the circular economy

Food Packaging Forum held webinar on its new study on the chemical safety of food packaging materials in the circular economy, June 26, 2018; video recording and presentation slides now available

Circular economy teaching and progress

Ellen MacArthur Foundation holds Higher Education Workshop and 2018 Summit in London, explores teaching and learning opportunities, discusses way forward

Symposium on circular economy

University of Exeter and Ellen MacArthur Foundation host 2-day symposium on circular economy research and practice, discuss future challenges and innovation

UK fund to redesign plastics production

UK’s science minister announces £20 million fund to support ‘research and innovation’ in plastics production and consumption patterns

FPF Webinar: Food packaging in the circular economy

Food Packaging Forum presents its new study on the chemical safety of food packaging materials in the circular economy in webinar on June 26, 2018; registration now open

Recommendations for non-toxic environment

Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) calls on EU Commission to release strategy for non-toxic environment, recommends 12 priority actions

Steel packaging recycling in Europe at 79.5%

Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging reports steel packaging recycling in Europe at record high 79.5% in 2016; ‘well on track’ for self-imposed target of 80% recycling by 2020