Developments and trends in plastics recycling

Plastic recycling is a key industry for a smooth transition towards the circular economy, not just for the environment, but also for the economy and to achieve the goals set by Europe. It is essential to continue working on optimizing the management and recovery of plastic waste, developing new applications and improving recycling processes.

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New mobile, modular chemical recycling system converts non-recyclable waste into high value-added additives

Chemical recycling consists of a set of thermal, chemical and biological processes that complement mechanical recycling with the aim of achieving the ambitious goal of […]

Infographic: Ecolabels and certifications applicable to the recycling of plastic materials

At AIMPLAS we have created this infographic to help companies to know some of the most important ecolabels and certification related to the recycling of […]

Recycled plastic: a new technology to recycle packages having contained hazardous substances

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 process. In the coming months, the project will be scaled at industrial level and the use of the material obtained in the manufacture of new packages will be validated. 

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AIMPLAS to hold first edition of International Seminar on Plastics Recycling

AIMPLAS is organizing a new international seminar to be held on 1-2 December in hybrid format to address the challenges and opportunities of plastic waste management and recycling.

BioSupPack has been launched: The new BBI-JU funded project will develop innovative bioplastic packaging from brewery by-products 

BioSupPack is geared towards contributing to the European bio-based circular economy by developing Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)-based packaging solutions derived from residues and demonstrating a viable recycling […]

New mobile, modular chemical recycling system converts non-recyclable waste into high value-added additives

Chemical recycling consists of a set of thermal, chemical and biological processes that complement mechanical recycling with the aim of achieving the ambitious goal of […]

New, more resistant materials for port fenders with up to 50% recycled content

The DURPROMAT Project, funded by the Valencian Innovation Agency, is developing new materials to make port fenders that are more resistant to impact, UV radiation and the action of marine organisms.

Infographic: Ecolabels and certifications applicable to the recycling of plastic materials

At AIMPLAS we have created this infographic to help companies to know some of the most important ecolabels and certification related to the recycling of […]