Greening chemical industry a step closer by extending ARC CBBC

Sustainable energy and materials, such as coatings and catalysts, come a step closer. Now that the collaborating parties in the Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC) will continue their cooperation on making the chemical industry more sustainable over the next five years. AkzoNobel, BASF and Shell, together with the universities of Eindhoven, […]

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Wanted: Dragons and innovators

For a Dragon’s Den of Transition, the organization of EIES2021 is looking for both dragons and innovators. During the closing of the European Industry and Energy Summit on December 8 in Rotterdam Ahoy, they can make deals to support interesting energy innovations. Sign up now as a dragon or innovator!

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Tesco to recycle soft plastic

United Kingdom – Supermarket Tesco expects to collect and recycle 1000 tonnes of soft plastic a year, the equivalent of 150 million standard loaf bags. Tesco has begun rolling out soft plastic recycling points to 171 stores in the South West of England and Wales. With plans to roll out to all large stores nationwide. […]

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Coca Cola Bottler invests in chemcycling technology

Independent bottler Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has taken an important step on its journey towards 100% rPET for its plastic bottles. CCEP funds recycling start-up CuRe Technology which seeks to provide a new lease of life for difficult to recycle plastic polyester waste. The funding from Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), through its innovation investment fund […]

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