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Rudy Folkersma in ‘Basic Principles of Polymer Technology’
04:42

“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
04:49

Pyrolysis is becoming mainstream

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

Pierre Gielen

Composite bridge
02:45

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’
02:36

‘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’
02:43

‘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
06:37

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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Plastic waste
01:02

Neste conducts successful trials with liquefied waste plastic

Neste has successfully concluded its first series of trial runs processing 800 tons of liquefied waste…

Editorial office / Porvoo

Turtle trapped in fishing nets
00:42

DSM wins innovation award for cable clip made from ocean plastics

DSM has won an Innovation Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) with a cable…

Editorial office / Wetteren

Swedish PlasticsRecycling
01:12

Swedish company to build worlds largest climate neutral recycling plant

Swedish PlasticRecyling is investing about € 100 million (SEK 1 billion) in building the world’s largest…

Editorial office / Motala

Tree in glass
01:44

Microorganisms recycle ‘non-recyclable’ plastic waste

Only 31% of all plastics entering waste management systems are recycled, while the rest are incinerated…

Editorial office / Brussels

ECO2boat circulaire biobased speedboat
01:08

Building a circular bio-based speedboat from flax, basalt and biocomposites

Young inventor Yoni de Munter from Belgium is building the world's first circular biobased speedboat with…

Editorial office / Ghent

bio!TOY Conference
01:31

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