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Organisers of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe exhibition and conference, which had to be postponed in November due to the security alert in Brussels, have announced that the event has been rescheduled to take place on Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 March 2016 at the new venue of Brussels Expo. 

The new Circular Economy Package published by the European Commission lacks concrete actions to push plastics recycling across Europe.

 

New data on plastics waste management[1] shows an important growth in plastics waste collection.


 

 

The revised Circular Economy Package will be released by the end of this year. Karmenu Vella Commissioner for Environment & Maritime Affairs, confirmed during the Plastics Recyclers Europe’s Annual Meeting which took place on 18th & 19th June in Brussels, that the Commission will mainly focus in the new proposal on waste management, higher recycling targets, product design and innovation & research which would stay in line with the goals of the circular economy.
 

Current market developments on the PET packaging market are putting the future of PET recycling at risk.

PET is the most recycled material on the plastic packaging market. This enables the reuse of recycled PET in packaging and fibre applications.

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