Join our online panel discussion on "Plastics in Agriculture" on Friday, April 19, 2024, at 2:00 PM UK time (9 AM GMT). The event, chaired by Steve Fletcher of Cambridge Prisms: Plastics, features experts including Samuel Cusworth, Ph.D.; Monica Ferreira Da Costa; Luca Nizzetto; and Bernard Le Moine. They will explore the complexities of plasticulture, including its advantages, global impact, and sustainable alternatives. This free event is organized by the Editorial Board of Cambridge Prisms: […]
The latest installment of the PPWR series, "Trilogue half-time - What has been achieved so far?" provides an update on the European Union's ongoing negotiations regarding the new packaging regulation. As of February 5, 2024, representatives from the EU Council, Parliament, and Commission have entered the trilogue discussions, aiming to reconcile differing positions on the PPWR, which is known for its complexity and the breadth of its provisions. Despite prior technical meetings, no immediate agreement […]
Dear APE members and friends NGR (Next Generation Group) acquires a majority share of Hydrodyn. According to the 2021 C&S report of the CPA , the non-packaging agricultural sector in Europe is lacking 550KT of recycling capacities, equivalent of 350KT of polymers. APE Europe is welcoming the acquisition by NGR of the majority share of Hydrodyn as an alliance of a major operator in the sector, NGR, with a highly innovative plastics cleaning providing high […]
EIA and the agricultural plastics - Plasticulture magasine
To read in the Plasticulture No. 141: Lauren Weir, a member of a major and well-known NGO, The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), speaks out on the economic and technical relevance of agricultural plastics and their full life cycle management. Read on... "Agricultural plastics contaminate soils and other environmental compartments, impacting plants and soil-dwelling species on land and in the sea. Agricultural contamination by microplastics reduces crop yields and the production of agri-plastics contributes to greenhouse […]
EuPC, is delighted to finally announce that the 2023 edition of the Annual Conference A Circular Future with Plastics will be organized together with the French Association Polyvia and Plastics Europe.The two-days event will take place on 23rd & 24th May 2023 in Lyon, France. All the conferences, meetings and debates of the Annual Event will take place at the convention space L’Espace Tête d’Or, while the mythic gala dinner will be organized in the […]
The chemical recycling industry has reached a significant threshold. Following many years of developments and announcements, the first commercially active facilities are operating, and a significant number of plants are scheduled to start fully commercial operations imminently and during 2023. Even larger capacities are in the pipeline and scheduled to become operational during the forecast period to 2030.  Read more: Global Chemical Recycling Industry. 
After two years fighting COVID-19 virus, it was found that plastics played a key role in protecting public health, namely in preventing the spread of the virus, in hygiene, in food safety as well preventing food waste.Now is the time to celebrate a SUSTAINABLE VISION for Plastics!
The Plastics Summit – Global Event 2022 presents itself as a disruptive event, bringing together the key stakeholders for a sustainable future, raising awareness on climate citizenship underpinned by Planetary […]
Plastics in agriculture is essential for farmers, growers and the agricultural production. Plastic allows a better production in quantity and quality, while using less input: water, pesticides, fertilizers. Its contribution to the reduction of the environmental impact of the agricultural production is tremendous. Without plastics, over 60% of the vegetable and animal production will be jeopardized.Plastics in agriculture have negatives externalities if its end-of-life is not properly managed when, collected and recycled, the plastic is […]