News - 11 Feb 2010
The Plastics Environmental Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) today announced the recipients of the Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC) 2010 Environmental Stewardship...
Article - 23 Feb 2021
This article outlines the benefits of landfill mining.
News - 8 Dec 2009
PolyMirae (PMC), a joint venture between Daelim and LyondellBasell Industries, has successfully started the operation of LyondellBasell's Metocene polypropylene technology. The company has...
News - 25 Jun 2009
LyondellBasell Industries has achieved another significant milestone in the global market introduction of its Hostalen Advanced Cascade Process (ACP) technology, with two million tonnes of multimodal...
Article - 20 Jan 2019
This article discusses the differences between plastic and polymers.
Article - 10 Aug 2018
Microplastics are miniscule, manmade pieces of plastic that are filling oceans, seas and waterways, and working their way into the organisms that live there.
News - 7 Nov 2006
In his first meeting as Chairman of the BIR Plastics Round-Table, Surendra Borad of Belgium-based Gemini Corporation NV lamented “the imposition of multiple rules and regulations on recyclable...
News - 25 Jul 2005
Basell has signed two license agreements with Polibrasil and Titan Petchem that will increase polypropylene production by 310 KT annually in their existing plants using the Spheripol...
Article - 21 Jun 2004
The Panleplus project has produced a polymeric sandwich panel material based on recycled plastics. It is suited to use in commercial vehicles. Production, benefits and advantages of the lightweight...
Article - 27 Aug 2002
'Depart' is a water soluble, biodegradable polyvinyl alcohol polymer. It is suited for use in injection moulding to form voids in mouldings. Its unique properties, how it works, biodegradable...