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Plastics recycling is widely accepted as a milestone on the road to zero plastics in landfilling. The international VDI conference Plastic Waste Recycling - Processing and new Applications - will cover available technologies to sort, process and transform plastic waste back into recycled plastic products. Expect discussions on reducing, reusing, recycling: How do plastics behave on different levels of the waste hierarchy, upcycling/downcycling: Does it exist at all? Get insights in new business models and means of an applications of recycled plastics.

“’Weak collection of HDPE/PP bottle fractions in Europe,’’ says Vice Chair Plastics Recyclers Europe Herbert Snell.

On the occasion of the adoption of the EU Circular Economy Package (“Towards a circular economy: A zero waste programme for Europe”) by the European Commission, four EU recycling industries are committing to work together and pursue the common goal of promoting circular economy.

Today the European Commission came forward with a European waste review proposal. The European Plastics Recyclers welcome the proposed Commission package on the EU circular economy.

During the Conference - Opportunities for the Polish plastics Industry in Poland that took place on 22 May in Warsaw Tadeusz Nowicki, president of the Polish Union of Plastics Converters, confirmed that the plastics production in Poland is growing steadily.