• The 4th European Plastics Industry Summit will be hosted in Brussels and organised by the plastics industry for all key players: industries using plastics, retailers, policy-makers, NGOs, media and academia.

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  • IdentiPlast, the European benchmark event for plastics waste recycling & recovery

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  • Become exhibitor at the PolyTalk Innovation Hub!

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  • Soldiers, policemen and firemen have, without a doubt, some of the most risky occupations. For these professionals, protection is often a matter of life and death. In this area, the best protection necessarily must use new materials in which polymers play a pivotal role.

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  • Post-consumer plastic waste research & annual report

    Research done on an annual basis since 2005 to keep track of extensive and reliable data and information year by year, country by country, application by application

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  • Solutions to marine litter

    The European plastics industry has brought together 56 plastics industry organisations from 32 countries around the world to sign up to a "Joint Declaration for Solutions on Marine Litter”

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MoreUpcoming events

Nov
04
  • PolyTalk' 14
  • When : 04/11/2014 > 05/11/2014
  • Location : Palais d'Egmont, Brussels, Belgium
Nov
06
  • REPLAST 2014
  • When : 06/11/2014 > 06/11/2014
  • Location : The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Did you know ?

  • Thanks to plastics bikes went on diet and dropped weight: 20 kg in 1903 -> 6.8 kg in 2014 !

  • Baggage made of polycarbonate resin are ultra-light (light enough to be held with your forefinger when the bag is empty) and yet highly durable.

  • More than 50 per cent of all medicine products worldwide are made of plastics.

  • The world is spending 16 billion one-way plastics syringes per year.

  • Plastic whisper brakes in freight trains are only half as loud as conventional brakes.

  • A large German automobile manufacturer is using recycled PET bottles for seat cushions in some of their car product series.

  • A new polymer can heal itself when damaged similar to the human skin.

  • Main countries of Europe will save at least 78.000 tons of plastics per year if the produced pens were made from recycled plastic.

  • This pen with a water bottle shape is called B2P (From bottle to pen) and is made of 89% of plastic coming from recycled bottles of water.

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