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“’Weak collection of HDPE/PP bottle fractions in Europe,’’ says Vice Chair Plastics Recyclers Europe Herbert Snell.

On the occasion of the adoption of the EU Circular Economy Package (“Towards a circular economy: A zero waste programme for Europe”) by the European Commission, four EU recycling industries are committing to work together and pursue the common goal of promoting circular economy.

Today the European Commission came forward with a European waste review proposal. The European Plastics Recyclers welcome the proposed Commission package on the EU circular economy.

During the Conference - Opportunities for the Polish plastics Industry in Poland that took place on 22 May in Warsaw Tadeusz Nowicki, president of the Polish Union of Plastics Converters, confirmed that the plastics production in Poland is growing steadily.

Today the design of most PET trays makes them difficult to recycle in the existing waste streams. In the future this situation can be reversed by changing the trays’ design and allow their recycling. PRE will develop recycling guidelines specific for PET trays.

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