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Chemical group needs to provide information more rapidly / Rhineland-Palatinate state ministry of environment warns of better TDI quality management
Over 500,000 t of plastic packaging collected from UK households in 2016 / Cash-strapped local authorities need help to spread recycling message
As a result of the recent TDI incident, BASF is now required to inform the authorities without delay if an incident occurs. At the same time, the company is called upon to improve its... (20.10.2017)
More work needs to be done to boost plastics recycling rates in the UK, and recycling awareness among consumers, despite new data showing that plastic packaging collected for recycling has... (19.10.2017)
Initiative to fight marine litter / Aim to improve waste management in Southeast Asia
Force majeure declared on "ecoflex" and "ecovio" bioplastics deliveries from Ludwigshafen / No health risks expected
Borealis is planning to launch a project worth EUR 4m, together with its partners, in order to improve waste management in Southeast Asia – and reduce marine litter. The plastics producer... (19.10.2017)
On 13 October 2017, BASF detected a "technical defect" in its plant that produces "ecoflex" and "ecovio" bioplastics at its site in Ludwigshafen. The plant has been shut down in order to... (18.10.2017)
Polyolefins prices losing their upward momentum
Bottling machinery specialist builds first plant in Hungary / Total investments of EUR 200m in five years
The renewed upswing in European spot prices for polyolefins, since notations reached their lowest point of the year in early summer, has clearly lost momentum over the past few weeks.... (18.10.2017)
Krones will open a new production facility in Hungary's second largest city, Debrecen, in early 2019. This is its first plant in southeastern Europe, the packaging and bottling... (18.10.2017)
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