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Waste plastics market considerably calmer in Germany in July

06.08.2021 − The waste plastics market slowed down somewhat in Germany in July, thanks in part to the summer holidays and holiday shutdowns at some converters’ and regrind producers’ plants. » more

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PET recycling in Germany: Higher prices and volumes

05.07.2021 − With warmer weather in June, the supply situation improved slightly for recyclers of PET beverage bottles in Germany. In recent weeks, the higher temperatures have led to an uptick in arisings of post-consumer bottles...» more

Lego presents prototype of recycled PET brick

03.07.2021 − Danish toy company Lego has presented its first prototype Lego brick made of recycled plastic. “The new prototype, which uses PET plastic from discarded bottles, is the first brick made from a recycled material to meet...» more

Prezero's Zwolle sorting plant severely damaged in fire

16.06.2021 − A blaze at Prezero Recycling Nederland's new sorting plant for household packaging waste in Zwolle has caused damage expected to run into the millions. The reasons for the fire, which broke out early this morning, are...» more