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November 16. 2012

Epro Best Recycled Plastic Product 2012

EPRO celebrate winners of Best Recycled Plastic Product 2012 Filatura di Saluzzo with NEWLIFE CURVER with ECOLIFE Neo. Selected for...

October 30. 2012

Epro Statistics

Plastic packaging waste statistics 2011: 33% recycling, 33% energy recovery and 33% landfill; EU 27+2 recycled 5.246m tonnes, 33.6%, of all its p...

June 12. 2012

EPROs Best Recycled Plastic Product 2012

EPRO are pleased to declare this years Best Recycled Plastic Product competition to find Europe’s best recycled plastic product open.   &...

May 16. 2012

Plastic packaging statistics 2010: 65.9% recovered in 2010 - full diversion from landfill within 2020 possible?

EU27+2 recycled 5.018m tonnes (2009: 4.6m), 32.6% (30.3%) of all its plastic packaging in 2010, easily surpassing the EU’s minimum target of 22.5%, ...

May 15. 2012

EPRO MEMBER NEWS - UK FULL 2011 UK Household Plastics Packaging Collection Survey: Ten Years Of Progress

The latest report produced by Recoup and sponsored by Nampak Plastics and Wellman Recycling is now available in FULL.  This reports a 48% plast...

October 17. 2011

Plastics the Facts 2011

EPRO are pleased to be one of the organisations contributing to 'Plastics the Facts 2011' the latest market overview published by PlasticsEurope....

October 04. 2011

Eurocomitalia, wins “Best Recycled Product” with Cavalluccio - for 2011.

EPRO (European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations) has awarded Cavalluccio, manufactured by Eurocomitalia, Italy as this yea...

August 23. 2011

Sights set on a pan-European solution for the disposal of agricultural plastics

During their lifetime, plastic-based products such as films, bale nets, yarns,  irrigation hoses and packaging act as versatile and highly 5 valu...

March 30. 2011

EPRO AG- Agriculture Plastics Recycling

EPRO has gathered several organisations that are responsible for agriculture recycling schemes. The group, EPRO Agricultural-Plastics had its first an...

December 08. 2010

News from Finland: Pirkka recycled plastic bag receives recovery award

The Pirkka recycled plastic bag received this year's recovery award, granted by the Association of Environmental Enterprises (YYL) and Uusiouutise...

November 24. 2010

TEFAL wins “Best Recycled Product” with Enjoy Kitchen Tools - for 2010.

EPRO (European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations) has awarded Enjoy Kitchen Tools, manufactured by TEFAL - SAS, France as t...

November 01. 2010

EPRO Reviews - Plastics The Facts 2010 Statistics 2009: Plastic packaging recycling surpass 30%!

EU27+2 recycled 4.6m tonnes (2008: 4.5m),  30.3% (29%) of all its plastic packaging in 2009, easily surpassing the EU’s minimum target of 22.5%, ...

July 06. 2010

EPROs Best Recycled Product Competition - 2010

Promoting the cycle of plastics  EPRO (European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations) calls for examples of products m...

May 11. 2010

News from Finland: Return Rate of Plastics Bottles almost 90 percent

The return rate of the deposit plastics bottles in Finland went up from year 2008 till year 2009 almost 15 percentage units.  According to depo...

April 27. 2010

NEW INTERNATIONAL ‘RECYLE ON THE GO’ PLATFORM LAUNCHES

Recoup is inviting key stakeholders from across the Recycle on the Go arena, in the UK and further afield, to become founding members of a new interna...

March 03. 2010

Finnish Wood Plasticswaste Composite awarded “Best Innovator” prize for sustainable innovation management in Germany

Finnish company UPM has been awarded the “Sustainable Innovation Management” prize at the “Best Innovator 2010” awards in Germany. The annual compet...

December 08. 2009

Car seat for children wins, “Best product containing recycled plastics”- competition, for 2009.

EPRO (European association of plastics recycling and recovery organisations) has awarded car seats for children, manufactured by the French company, T...

October 27. 2009

Plastic packaging recycling in 2008 rose to 29%, despite crisis

  EU27+2 recycled 29% of all its plastics packaging in 2008, easily surpassing the EU’s target of 22.5%, says the annual report Compelling Fac...

October 07. 2009

Compelling Facts 2009 - Available now

The publication successfully expands on the previous years work and provides a detailed snapshot of the current European plastics recycling picture.&n...

September 29. 2009

EPRO - Best Recycled Product competition - now closed

The competition has now closed. Thank you to all those organisations that have supported this initiative. There has been a greater interest than expe...

July 15. 2009

Call for recycled goods: Best products containing recycled plastics

Do you sell goods made of recycled material? Would you like the whole of Europe to know about your products and their environmental advantages? &nbs...

March 02. 2009

Closer to a more sustainable PET recycling industry in Europe

European recycling has now taken a step forward with the launch of the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP).    EPBP will offer a service ...

December 16. 2008

UK - Developments in mixed plastics collections

Two ...

December 16. 2008

No ban on carrier bags in Norway

Should we ban plastic carrier bags in Norway? The question was raised by Environment Minister Erik Solheim on television on 8th of March 2008. The min...

October 22. 2008

Plastics recovery up to 50% and growth in demand continues to outpace GDP

The plastics industry – comprising PlasticsEurope, EuPC, EuPR and EPRO – has published its 18th report on trends in production, demand and recovery of...

September 25. 2008

UK - Recycle on the Go

Recoup is pleased to be associated with the launch of the UK’s first “on-the-go” recycling zone scheme by Coca Cola Enterprises and WRAP.Recycling Zon...

September 25. 2008

Norwegian LCA - analysis for mixed household plastics

The main conclusion is that mechanical recycling gives the most net positive environmental impact. That goes for both climate and energy calculation...

February 04. 2008

Plastics recovery reach 50% and growth in demand outpace GDP by 50%

The plastics industry publishes its 17th report on trends in production, demand and recovery of plastics called the “Compelling Facts about Plastics 2...

April 23. 2007

EPRO at Indentiplast 2007 - T&I Focus

Further to the presentation on Monday 23rd April at Identiplast in Brussels, Tina van Lierde and Peter Sundt have written the following article o...

February 27. 2007

EPRO present at 3rd ProEurope Congress - Paris, October 2006

Peter Sundt, Secretary General EPRO presented at the 3rd ProEurope Congress. View the presentation "Plastics:  material of the future - waste o...

December 12. 2006

L&T opens Latvia's biggest recycled materials production plant in Riga.

L&T, specialising in environmental management, has officially opened their new recycled materials production plant in Riga today. The plant will...