Archive Press releases 2018


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10 Jan 2019, 10:09
Value chain initiative Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) appoints Venetia Spencer Secretary General as of 2nd January 2019 to continue maximising Europe’s polyolefins recycling and work towards ensuring the supply of high quality recycled polyolefins for the European market.
11 Dec 2018, 14:00
On the 11th December 2018, 13 organisations from the entire plastics value chain hosted their first annual event “The EU Plastics Industries – Towards Circularity” and presented the status of their voluntary commitments and pledges in front of the media, NGOs and representatives of the European Commission.
6 Dec 2018, 07:30
In response to the European Plastics Strategy, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem) and partners issue new report: Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda in a Circular Economy. This report identifies the challenges to plastics circularity and defines the types of solutions needed to address them. Future research is required in three main areas: Circularity by design, recycling and alternative feedstock.
22 Nov 2018, 16:45
Javier Constante, Commercial Vice President, Packaging and Specialty Plastics Business EMEA of DOW Europe, has been nominated acting President of PlasticsEurope today. He succeeds Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis (Eni), who was elected President of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) at the end of October.
20 Nov 2018, 16:02
With growing awareness of the scale and urgency needed to address marine litter, plastics industry leaders (American Chemistry Council, British Plastics Federation, Chemical Industries Association, PlasticsEurope and World Plastics Council) asked leading academic, sustainability and finance experts to provide their thoughts on effective solutions.
7 Nov 2018, 12:27
Plastics - Sustainability and Society
24 Oct 2018, 16:29
EP Plenary Vote on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment
23 Oct 2018, 11:05
PCEP’s Strategy Workshop on 29-30 November 2018 in Brussels
12 Oct 2018, 14:05
Today, the 2018 European Youth Debating Competition (EYDC), an educational initiative organised by the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) and PlasticsEurope culminated with the European Finals, gathering 30 youngsters aged between 16 – even 15 - and 19 years old from 9 National Finals from across Europe.
24 Sep 2018, 19:47
88 students from across France debated on the role of science and sustainability in Smart Cities

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