PCEP to sign Circular Plastics Alliance Declaration

26 July 2019: PCEP informed the European Commission of its intention to sign the Circular Plastics Alliance Declaration, and continue to be an active player in this group which brings together the broader plastics industry with legislators and civil society to drive Europe forwards towards a circular economy. As a PCEP member you are welcome …

PCEP Working Groups in full swing

31 May 2019: PCEP working groups for Innovation for a Circular Economy, Enhancing Collection & Sorting, Developing End Markets for Recycled Polyolefins and Advocacy all held their inaugural meetings with excellent participation from across the full value chain. The initial PCEP working group meetings looked at our Roadmap2030 and how to translate these into more concrete …

PCEP attends kick off meeting for Circular Plastics Alliance

5 February 2019: Lucrece Foufopoulos – De Ridder, Borealis Executive Vice President Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology represented PCEP at the first meeting of the European Commission’s high-level Circular Plastics Alliance which was held in Brussels on 5 February 2019 during the EU industry days. Vice-President Katainen chaired this first meeting of the  Circular Plastics Alliance which …

PCEP welcomes advances demonstrated by Ellen MacArthur Foundation HolyGrail Project

17 May 2019: The HolyGrail project, facilitated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation was officially concluded on 23 May. PCEP was honoured to attend the proof-of-concept trials for the digital watermarking project, ‘Digital Watermarks At Work’, hosted by Tomra near Koblenz on 17 May. The event included a live demo with an add-on module incorporated into …

Venetia Spencer appointed Secretary General of the Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP)

10 January 2019: Value chain initiative Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) appoints Venetia Spencer Secretary General as of 2nd January 2019 to continue maximising Europe’s polyolefins recycling and work towards ensuring the supply of high quality recycled polyolefins for the European market. Upon her appointment, Venetia said: “I am delighted to be joining PCEP today. …