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 and partners launch new innovation project on circular & sustainable textiles

The production and consumption of textile products continue to grow, together with their impact on the environment, due to a lack of reuse, repair and […]

AIMPLAS emphasises the importance of continuing to remove plastics from the sea on World Oceans Day

AIMPLAS emphasises the importance of continuing to remove plastics from the sea on World Oceans Day, held on 8th June. The presence of litter in […]

AIMPLAS organizes seminar on plastics recycling in Valencia to discuss using R&D to tackle the challenge of environmental sustainability

On 1-2 December, AIMPLAS held the first edition of its International Seminar on Plastics Recycling, in hybrid format with the participation of more than 200 experts

Research on chemical recycling of composites used in wind turbines and the aeronautics sector will breathe new life into the ceramics industry

The transport industry is currently the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, followed by the electric power industry. It is therefore necessary to use lighter structures […]

AIMPLAS, exhibitor for another year at Compounding World Expo

On 29 and 30 of October, the second edition of the Compounding World Expo took place at Essen’s Messe, in Germany, where the main actors of the compounding sector, over 200 exhibitors and an important number of attendees