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…

‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’

‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’

‘We need to consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective. Not as waste but as man-made…

Pierre Gielen

‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’

‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’

Circularity starts where plastic ends: the bins or the Plastic Heroes recycling bag. Collecting and sorting…

Pierre Gielen

Recycling plastics

Northern Netherlands: focus on circular polymers

A world without plastics is inconceivable. Over the past 70 years, synthetic polymers have found their…

Pierre Gielen


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bio!TOY Conference

Plastic toys are becoming more sustainable

Plastic is by far the most commonly used material for toys. However, the widespread criticism of…

Editorial office / Nuremberg

Plastic pellets

European plastics producers to invest €7.2 billion in chemical recycling

PlasticsEurope announces a significant increase in planned investments in chemical recycling: from €2.6 billion in 2025…

Editorial office / Brussels

Ioniqa 10kton plant in Geleen

Ioniqa attracts € 10 million funding

The scale-up Ioniqa has completed a funding round of € 10 million for its breakthrough upcycling…

Editorial office / Geleen

Rethinking Materials

Rethinking Materials: scaling bio-based and circular solutions

The Rethinking Materials summit on May 19-20 will uncover new opportunities for partnerships and investment in…

Editorial office

Gerard Nijhoving & twin screw extruder

New extruder operational at SPIC in Emmen

In the Sustainable Polymer Innovation Cluster in Emmen, a twin-screw extruder is now operational. It is…

Editorial office / Emmen


Swatch presents watch made of bioceramic

Swatch presents its latest innovation: a watch made from bioceramic: a new mix of two-thirds ceramic…

Editorial office / Biel/Bienne