Keyword: Plastic Waste


LyondellBasell Takes Veolia’s Recycling JV Stake

03.05.2023 -

LyondellBasell said it plans to acquire Veolia Belgium‘s stake in the joint venture Quality Circular Polymers (QCP), which has recycling facilities in Belgium and the...


Maire Tecnimont and Biorenova in Chemical Recycling Pact

09.02.2023 -

NextChem, a subsidiary of Italian engineering contractor Maire Tecnimont, has agreed to acquire, scale up and commercialize Biorenova’s proprietary CatC continuous...


LyondellBasell Progresses German Advanced Recycling Plan

23.11.2022 -

LyondellBasell (LYB) said it is moving ahead with engineering for a commercial scale advanced plastics waste recycling plant it intends to build at its Wesseling, Germany...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Whitepaper: Enzymatic Degradation of Plastic

16.11.2022 -

Plastic is everywhere: researchers have been able to detect it on Mount Everest as well as in the Mariana Trench. Particularly alarming was the recently published study...


SABIC at K Show 2022

21.09.2022 -

During this year’s K show, SABIC will highlight its commitment to circular, sustainable solutions designed to reduce plastic waste and support the shift to product...


Shell Invests Billions in Sustainability

21.07.2022 -

Shell Chemicals has announced it will earmark “billions of euros” from its current capital spending budget to make production assets more sustainable as it works to...


EU Said Moving Toward Plastic Waste Tax

08.01.2020 - EU member states are now said close to agreeing on implementing a general tax on non-recyclable plastic waste as one means of filling the €15 billion gap that will be left in the...


EU Parliament Passes Law Curbing Plastic Bags

22.04.2014 - Under a draft law passed by the European Parliament just before Easter, with 539 in favor, 51 against and 72 abstentions, EU member states would have to halve their use of certain...