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European plastic recycling in serious trouble amid Covid-19 shutdowns

06.05.2020 − Plastic recycling in Europe is in dire straits. In particularly, the low prices for all types of primary plastics are now weighing heavily on regranulate prices. These problems are compounded by the on-going slump in...» more

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Coronavirus crisis hitting plastics recyclers

31.03.2020 − The coronavirus crisis will create significant challenges for Germany’s plastic recyclers. Orders from large swaths of industry are drying up, recyclers told EUWID.» more

UK to introduce tax on plastic packaging

13.03.2020 − The UK is moving ahead with plans to tax plastic packaging that does not incorporate recycled material. » more

IFAT Munich rescheduled for September

12.03.2020 − IFAT organisers, Messe München, decided Wednesday night that the trade fair will be postponed and will not go ahead as scheduled from 4 to 8 May. » more