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North Netherlands aims to close green cycles
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North Netherlands aims to close green cycles

The northern region of the Netherlands is the region where green chemistry is most clearly anchored…

Pierre Gielen

Cumapol builds pilot plant for chemical PET recycling
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Cumapol builds pilot plant for chemical PET recycling

In the Netherlands, PET bottles can be returned to any supermarket, thanks to the bottle deposit…

Pierre Gielen

Market for specific applications
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Market for specific applications

The Netherlands has more than 35,000 kilometres of cycle paths, with enormous stretches of asphalt crisscrossing…

Lucien Joppen


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Creating a fully circular polyester chain
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Creating a fully circular polyester chain

This week CuRe has been launched by Cumapol, DSM-Niaga and Morssinkhof. The partnership kicks-off with a…

Editorial office / Emmen

Waste plastic as a raw material for fuels and plastics
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Waste plastic as a raw material for fuels and plastics

Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel, is now exploring ways to use liquefied waste…

Editorial office / Rotterdam

A global standard for the recyclability of plastics
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A global standard for the recyclability of plastics

In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics…

Editorial office / Brussels

Impurities in plastics are no problem with chemical PET recycling
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Impurities in plastics are no problem with chemical PET recycling

Plastic household waste contains all sorts of contaminants that make it unsuitable for the mechanical recycling…

Editorial office / Emmen

Recycling scrap tires to cow mattresses
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Recycling scrap tires to cow mattresses

With VESTENAMER®, Evonik helps close the materials cycle for rubber—sustainably. This unique process additive allows scrap…

Editorial office / Essen

Mutant enzyme ‘eats’ plastic bottles
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Mutant enzyme ‘eats’ plastic bottles

Scientists have accidentally created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles. The breakthrough could…

Editorial office / Portsmouth