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MARINE LITTER: Waste Free Oceans partners with Spain's Plastinsa and Germany's Henkel to collect and recycle marine plastics


By extending its partnerships, Waste Free Oceans is strengthening efforts to reduce water pollution. WFO is a non-governmental organisation that aims to remove marine litter by working with fisheries, plastics recyclers and brand owners ...
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SIBUR: Group EBITDA surges in 2017 / ZapSibNeftekhim project due for Q2 2019 mechanical completion


Sibur reported a 13.1% rise in adjusted EBITDA to RUB 168.7 bn in 2017, despite lower contributions from its petrochemicals businesses. The Russian petrochemical and gas processing giant attributed the higher group earnings to higher ...
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EVENTS: EPDA annual conference to take place in Edinburgh in June


The European Plastics Distributors Association's next annual conference will run from 14-16 June 2018 in Edinburgh / UK. Thimon de Jong will give the opening talk on 15 June. He is founder and director of Whetston, a think tank on ...
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ELECTROLUX: Swedish domestic appliance maker developing "bioplastic fridge”


White goods manufacturer Electrolux has announced it is developing a refrigerator prototype where all the product's visible plastic parts are made of bioplastics derived from renewable sources. The group, which owns household names such ...
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“Plastics shape the future” delivers diversity, expertise and ingenuity


From 19 to 26 October, all eyes in the world of plastics will again be on Düsseldorf. This is when K 2016 will be presenting the industry’s innovations and world premieres. One of the main attractions of the trade fair is the special show in Hall 6. Now being staged for the ninth time, and in addition to the extensive array of exhibits at K, it serves as a central forum for an exchange of ...
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K 2016: Print@home saves time and money


Tickets for K 2016 from 19 to 26 October are available online at as of now. The eTicket offers dual benefits, as it saves time and money. Visitors can purchase their tickets online, print them out on their own printers or download them as codes, and then travel free of charge to the trade fair by bus and rail. The eTicket is also much cheaper than tickets bought on site. ...
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