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PETCORE Europe Conference 2019

This year’s annual PETCORE Europe Conference, titled “EU Plastics Strategy 2.0 – Taking the PET industry to the next step” took place on February 6-7, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The first day of the 2019 conference was dedicated to the perspectives and strategy of the PET value chain, and included a presentation by Reloop’s Managing…

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New Web Series on Benefits of Deposit Return

Retorna, a Spanish NGO and a member of Reloop, has long been advocating for ambitious legislation to avoid millions of single-use beverage containers from ending up in landfills or littered in the environment. One of the ways it seeks to do this is by encouraging local governments to implement deposit-return schemes. In cooperation with Nikotxan, Retorna published…

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Karmenu Vella: “Challenge accepted!”

EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella has made his first official visit to China this week. The visit is been an opportunity to facilitate further the EU’s cooperation with China and allow for the development of cooperation in environmental policy.  

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An ocean of plastic to eradicate

Find yourself swimming in plastic carrier bags? While some countries are steaming ahead in reducing use, others remain big consumers. Find out how Europe is incentivising change. Video from EuroparlTV.  

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Pharrell Williams and ‘The Plastic Age’

We all talk about the Stone Age, the Iron Age and the Bronze Age, but what era are we living in right now? People are starting to refer to us as the – far less romantic – Plastic Age. We make 288 million tonnes of plastic a year, and unlike paper, metal, glass or wood,…

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How to push refillables?

During the 5th European ReUse Conference held in Brussels in March 2015, we asked some experts the best ways to push refillable containers. These were their answers. [button color=”btn-info” size=”btn-large” fullwidth=”btn-block” link=”” icon=”fa-info” target=”_blank” ]More info on Reloop’s Yotube Channel[/button] [social][soc_button icon=”fa-twitter” link=”” /][soc_button icon=”fa-facebook” link=”” /][soc_button icon=”fa-linkedin” link=”” /][social/]

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