In the framework of its 3rd survey on the use of recycled plastic materials (rPM) by plastics converters in Europe, EuPC publishes a follow-up questionnaire on the effects of COVID-19. This follow-up questionnaire is designed to collect first-hand information on the effect that the COVID-19 pandemic had on plastics converters in Europe and their use of recycled polymers.

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With its latest agreement on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and coronavirus recovery fund, the European Council has also approved the implementation of the so-called plastic tax as of the 1st of January 2021. The plan foresees a €0.80/kg levy on non-recycled plastic packaging waste to be paid by member states into the EU budget.

Today, during the General Assembly of European Plastics Converters, Mr. Renato Zelcher (1962), CEO of Crocco SpA, has been re-elected as EuPC President for the period 2020-2022. While the annual two-day conference A Circular Future with Plastics had to be postponed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, the EuPC members met online for their first virtual General Assembly.

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce its next Live Webinar: Practical Guideline on Brexit for Plastics Converters, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the British Plast

Due to the exceptional circumstances in the first half of this year that severely affected the entire plastics industry, the Polymers for Europe Alliance has taken the decision to extend the voting period for the 2020 edition of the Best Polymer Producers for Europe Awards.