Plastic research institute
20 November 2018 en Circular Economy, Recycling
The Fishermen association of Gandía and fishermen working in the ports of Marín and Vigo have collected a total of 3,000 kg of marine litter. About 8,000 items have been characterized and the most representative are food packages and bags...
Institute of Plastic Technology
22 February 2018 en Recycling
Next 24 and 25 April, a new edition of Plastics Recycling Show Europe will take place in Amsterdam. On the occasion of this edition of the European exhibition and conference for the plastics recycling industry, AIMPLAS will be present.
Plastic research institute
29 January 2018 en Circular Economy, R&D, Recycling
The consortium of the project URBANREC, coordinated by AIMPLAS, is going to hold the 1st Technical Workshop and Networking Event on 23 February.
During the technical workshop the first results will be presented regarding Fiber Reinforced...
24 January 2018 en R&D, Recycling
The current management of commercial plastic wastes in the European Union does not meet the circular economy criteria and only in 2013, the Member States generated more than one million tons, of which 95 % were landfilled.
During the LIFE...
recycled plastic
16 October 2017 en R&D, Recycling
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, Circular Economy, 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. 
biobased plastics
21 April 2017 en Bioplastics, Circular Economy, 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.
recycled plastic
18 January 2017 en Circular Economy, 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...
recycled plastic
22 December 2016 en Circular Economy, Recycling
AIMPLAS coordinates the project LIFE EXTRUCLEAN to obtain new recycling technologies more efficient than the conventional process. 
food packaging challenges
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...


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