After three years of research, the European project LIFE EXTRUCLEAN has concluded successfully and has resulted in an innovative industrial process for decontaminating and recycling plastic packaging wastes having contained hazardous...
17 May 2017 en Bioplastics, Environment, R&D, Recycling
The FIBFAB project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, will allow obtaining sustainable textile fibres to replace polyester with advantages such as higher breathability, lower weight, better tinting and UV rays resistance.
21 April 2017 en Bioplastics, Environment, Packaging, Recycling
You can vote the project BREAD4PLA, coordinated by AIMPLAS, in the Green Awards, which will be given on 30 May in Brussels in the framework of the Green Week.
18 January 2017 en Environment, Innovation, Recycling
AIMPLAS coordinates the European project LIFE ECOMETHYLAL that will allow diverting more than 100,000 tonnes of plastic wastes each year from landfills to obtain methylal, a substance that can be used as a solvent or as a raw material to...
22 December 2016 en Environment, Recycling
AIMPLAS coordinates the project LIFE EXTRUCLEAN to obtain new recycling technologies more efficient than the conventional process.
13 December 2016 en Food sector, Packaging, Recycling
After having coordinated during 24 months the project BANUS, from the EU Seventh Framework Programme, the Centre has increased significantly the existing knowledge on the evaluation of functional barriers and the effectiveness of different...
17 November 2016 en Environment, Recycling
According to the last report of the Spanish association Cicloplast, 2,151 kt of plastic wastes or scrap are generated in Spain annually.
25 July 2016 en Environment, Packaging, R&D, Recycling
As a result of REGULATION 282/2008/UE, the prohibition of use of recycled plastic materials in contact with food at national level disappeared, which was later reaffirmed in the Royal Decree 846/2011.
04 July 2016 en Energy efficiency, Environment, Healthcare, Packaging, Recycling
AIMPLAS, together with AIDIMME, ARVET, ACTECO and ENPLAST, coordinates the project LIFE EXTRUCLEAN. Thanks to new decontamination technologies, it has been achieved to eliminate 70% more contaminant substances than with the conventional...
02 June 2016 en Automotive and Transport, Construction, Environment, Packaging, R&D, Recycling
The project, coordinated by the University of Cantabria and wherein AIMPLAS has taken part, received the LIFE Citizens’ Award for the best 2015 LIFE Environment project, during EU Green Week in Brussels, where BREAD4PLA, coordinated by...