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  • Plastics: a major step towards the circular economy
    Planet 7 min

    Plastics: a major step towards the circular economy

    The fate of used plastics is the subject of much discussion, particularly in Europe, which has set itself the ambitious objective of recycling 50% of used plastics by 2030 (55% for packaging). These o...

  • Precious Plastic: home recycling 2.0
    Expert views 4 min

    Precious Plastic: home recycling 2.0

    An interview with Dutchman Dave Hakkens, founder of Precious Plastic and inventor of low-cost plastic recycling machines, and Jacob Green, one of its representatives for the American continent....

  • A second life for ghost nets
    At a glance 2 min

    A second life for ghost nets

    In a village in southern India, fishermen are recovering fishing nets that have been abandoned or lost in the Indian Ocean. DSM Engineering Plastics and its partner Starboard, a paddleboard and surfbo...

  • Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel
    At a glance 2 min

    Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel

    On 20 September, a funny little machine christened Chrysalis was unveiled to the audience gathered in Nice on the occasion of the World Clean-up Day. Developed by Earthwake, a French association, the ...