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The Circular Plastics Alliance to boost chemical recycling

On 20 September, the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) to which Petrochemicals Europe belongs signed the Declaration of the Circular Plastics Alliance. The Alliance is the EU-wide voluntary movement to increase recycling and the uptake of recycled plastics in the EU by 2025.

23/09/2019 - Read more

ECHA publishes advice on how to comply with NMP restriction

A new guidance document is available for industrial users of 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP), one of Petrochemicals Europe’s products, to help them comply with the substance’s restriction requirements and protect workers’ health and the environment. Available NOW in 23 languages!

11/09/2019 - Read more

Solvents Award winner shows innovation in digitalisation

The European Solvents Industry Group, ESIG, a sector group of Petrochemicals Europe (Cefic), has awarded the Solvents Award 2019 to Packwise GmbH for its “smart IBC industrial containers”. Its project showcases innovation in the field of digitalisation.

09/09/2019 - Read more

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Port of Antwerp aims at zero plastic pellet loss into environment

Dries Van Gheluwe, Business Developments Coordinator, Antwerp Port Authority, explains how the Port together with the petrochemical companies located there prevent plastics pellets from getting into the water and environment.