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Subsidiary invests in expansion in Germany / Plant in China supplying BMW Brilliance
Ocean Conservancy and WPC part of USD 150m initiative to combat ocean plastics / Waste and recycling management in Southeast Asia
German plastics processor Röchling is investing EUR 5m in an expansion at subsidiary Röchling Maywo's site in Bad Grönenbach. Up to 25 jobs will be created with the capacity... (23.10.2017)
Ocean Conservancy and its partners, including the Trash Free Seas Alliance, have announced an initiative to raise over USD 150m of funding for the prevention of plastic waste from getting... (20.10.2017)
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)
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