See all
NRW Chemisch Recycling Event group portrait

‘Value chains do not end at the border’

“This is the beginning of a long-term cooperation with our eastern neighbours.” This is how Freek…

Pierre Gielen

Two men shake hands at chemical plant

Chemical recycling requires new coalitions

Europe wants to be climate-neutral, and that can only be achieved by investing fully in circularity.…

Pierre Gielen

Webinar Chemical Recycling

Chemical recycling connects agrofood, waste and chemistry

Chemical recycling is currently attracting a lot of attention. Circular Biobased Delta (CBBD) organised a number…

Pierre Gielen

Rudy Folkersma in ‘Basic Principles of Polymer Technology’

“Exciting programme about sustainable plastics”

Sustainable plastics are becoming increasingly more important in reducing CO2 emissions and environmental pollution. That makes…

Pierre Gielen

Shell Moerdijk

Pyrolysis is becoming mainstream

While the Southern Netherlands Pyrolysis Testing Ground project is coming to an end, pyrolysis is becoming…

Pierre Gielen

Composite bridge

Wind turbines: bridge to and from the future

Since 2009, Eemshaven has been one of the most important offshore wind ports along the North…


See all
Biobased Circular

Dutch Parliament pushes pause button for National Growth Fund

The Dutch Lower House this month chose to postpone the fourth round of the National Growth…

Editorial office / The Hague

Zero emissions in 2050

Roadmap helps plastics industry reach zero emissions and circularity targets

Plastics Europe released the Plastics Roadmap last week. This roadmap outlines a plan of action for…

Editorial office / Brussels

Plastics recycling

Two calls for Circular Plastics projects expected soon in The Netherlands

The new Dutch Growth Fund programme Circular Plastics NL is committed to making the plastics industry…

Editorial office / The Hague

LEGO Chemie

LEGO abandons use of circular or biobased plastic bricks

Despite earlier promises, LEGO continues to use virgin fossil oil in its building blocks, said CEO…

Editorial office / London

Moving the unit of the pyrolysis upgrader

Shell installs final part of pyrolysis oil upgrader in Moerdijk

The final component for Shell's new pyrolysis upgrader plant in Moerdijk, The Netherlands, was installed this…

Editorial office / Moerdijk


Covestro develops robust process for chemical recycling of polycarbonates

Plastics manufacturer Covestro has developed an innovative process for recycling polycarbonate, i.e. polychain plastics. In this…

Editorial office / Leverkusen