Platts Of S&P Global Commodity Insights Launches Recycled Polystyrene (R-PS) Plastic Price Assessments For Europe
Platts, part of S&P Global Commodity Insights, the leading independent provider of information, analysis, data and benchmark prices for commodities, energy and energy transition markets, has announced the launch of first-of-kind daily price assessments of European recycled polystyrene (R-PS) plastic, commonly found in household items such as coat hangers, light switches and electrical coverings.
Borealis Launches Stelora, A New Class Of Engineering Polymer That Pushes The Boundaries In Performance And Sustainability
Borealis, one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics, is launching Stelora, a new class of sustainable engineering polymer offering increased strength, durability and a step change in heat-resistance capability.
Kraton Corporation Submits BiaXam™ Polymer Technology As An Active Ingredient To The EPA
Kraton Corporation, a leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping by-products, submitted their novel BiaXam polymer technology on February 21, 2023, to the EPA for Section 3 approval as a new active ingredient.
Lyondellbasell And Veolia Restructure Their Plastics Recycling Joint Venture QCP
LyondellBasell and Veolia Belgium have signed an agreement to restructure the ownership of Quality Circular Polymers (QCP) BV recycling facilities, with locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. Veolia will sell its 50% share to LyondellBasell which will become 100% owner of QCP.
Kroger Recycles And Upcycles Its Way To Less Waste
The Kroger Co. today announced its innovative recycling program has hit a major milestone, recycling more than one million pieces of Our Brands flexible plastic product packaging. The company shared it is offering customers more items with upcycled ingredients with the addition of two new Simple Truth® products to advance sustainability.
Asahi Kasei And Microwave Chemical Launch Joint Demonstration Project For Chemical Recycling Of Polyamide 66 Using Microwave-Based Technology
Asahi Kasei and Microwave Chemical launched a joint demonstration project in April 2023 with the objective of commercializing a chemical recycling process for polyamide 661 (PA66, also called nylon 66) using microwave technology.
Nouryon Expands Organic Peroxides Capacity In China To Support The Growing Polymer Industry
Nouryon announced today that it will invest in its facility in Ningbo, China, to significantly increase the capacity of organic peroxide products Perkadox 14 and Trigonox 101. With this investment, Nouryon will double the annual production capacity to 6000 tons each for Perkadox 14 and Trigonox 101 organic peroxides by mid-2024.
Jabil Elevates Materials Sustainability With Introduction Of PLA 3110P Powder Based On NatureWorks’ Ingeo Biopolymer
Jabil Inc. today introduced PLA 3110P, a novel powder based on a renewably sourced biomaterial that offers a bio-based alternative to petrochemical-based powders, such as Nylon-12 (PA 12).
NOVA Chemicals And Pregis Collaborate To Deliver Sustainable Food Packaging Solutions With SYNDIGO™ Recycled Polyethylene
NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”), a global leader in the production of polyethylene resins, and Pregis, a leading manufacturer of flexible and protective packaging, are collaborating to deliver high performing sustainable packaging solutions for food applications that are used in stand-up pouches (SUPs), fitmented pouches, and lay-flat bags.
European Energy Partners With Novo Nordisk And The LEGO Group To Replace Fossil-Based Materials In Plastic Production
European Energy A/S, with leading healthcare company, Novo Nordisk A/S, and the world’s largest toy company, the LEGO Group, announced an agreement that will enable the two companies to replace some fossil-based plastic with lower-carbon alternatives in the future.