Competition seeks to find Europe’s best recycled-plastic products


The European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organizations (EPRO) is asking plastics recyclers, converters, producers and consumers to help find the best recycled plastic products in 2012.

Since 2009, EPRO has sponsored the Best Recycled Plastic Product competition as a way to raise the awareness of products made from recycled plastics packaging, and showcasing a wide range of recycled products, Eirik Oland, Head of EPRO Communications Group, told PlasticsToday.

"There are many myths about plastics recycling, so we want to face them by showing real end products made out of recycled plastics," he said. "By doing this we want to motivate and show the consumers what happens with their plastics packaging waste. On the other side of the value chain, we want producers to realize that recycled plastic is a useful raw material that can easily be used in a lot of different products."...

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