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Coronacrisis could increase plastic pollution

14 May 2020

Italy is preparing for the next phase in its battle against COVID-19. Over the next few months, it will gradually ease lockdown restrictions. The Polytechnic University of Turin has estimated that during this period the country will need 1 billion masks and 500 million gloves per month. If only 1% of those masks are incorrectly disposed, the environment would have to deal with 40,000 of extra plastic pollution per month.

Italy is, of c...

Plastics Circularity Multiplier Conference Postponed

14 April 2020

The Plastics Circularity Multiplier conference in Brussels will take place on 14 October 2020. The conference was originally planned for 10 June, but the Corona-crisis made postponement inevitable. The organizers note that “under these difficult circumstances, our consideration must be for the health of everyone involved in the event.”

In October 2019 PlastiCircle became one of the 21 European projects to join The Plastics ...

European Plastics Pact accelerates transition towards European circular plastics economy

24 March 2020

15 European governments and 66 companies have signed the European Plastics Pact. The pact, initiated by the French Ministry of the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food, commits its participants to a set of ambitious targets for 2025. The ultimate aim of this public-private coalition is to achieve a circular European plastics economy that a...

CIRC-PACK final event changed to webinar on solutions and Green Deal

11 March 2020

As a consequence of the ongoing Coronavirus situation in Europe, CIRC-PACK’s final event, a 'Breakfast at Sutainability’s‘ scheduled to take place in Brussels on March 17, has been changed to a webinar on the same date.

The webinar will focus on the same two central themes as originally planned for the final event: plastics in the circular economy and the CIRC-PACK solutions. It will take place from 10-11.15 on March ...