Sealed Air invests in plastics recycling technology
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sealed Air Corporation has signed a collaboration agreement with Plastic Energy, which has developed a chemical recycling technology to transform traditionally non-recyclable plastic waste into hydrocarbon products.
Regulations may boost less sustainable plastic alternatives
Plastics have become the public face of the waste pollution crisis, prompting an unprecedented consumer and regulatory backlash. Industry is responding by switching to other materials without considering their environmental impact.
European recycling markets reel from coronavirus
Industry worried about limited volumes entering collection systems, logistics disruptions, potential downstream demand losses in non-packaging sectors, buyers abandoning sustainability measures and a reduction in necessary long-term investment