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Afera Updates Progress on PCF Tool for Adhesive and Tape Manufacturers in Europe

Posted on: The successful completion of a workshop series hosted by Afera and the German Adhesives Association (IVK) paves the way for the development of a new Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) tool for adhesive tape manufacturers in Europe.

E.U. Packaging Regulation according to 4evergreen alliance: What's the latest?

Posted on: As we enter 2024, 'trilogue’ discussions – between the European Council, European Parliament and European Commission – are now underway towards reaching a consensus on the final text of the EU's landmark Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR).

Adhesives and sealants 2023 sustainable innovations highlights

Posted on: The adhesive and sealant industry took significant strides towards sustainability in 2023. Several companies pioneering new technologies and processes to reduce environmental impacts.

Europe rPE continues to face tough trading conditions although some optimism remains

Posted on: Various macroeconomic conditions were blamed for hindering trading conditions for recycled polyethylene last year.

EPA finalises rule to prevent manufacturing or processing of inactive PFAS

Posted on: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule that prevents companies from starting or resuming the manufacture or processing of 329 per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that have not been made or used for many years without a complete EPA review and risk determination.

Professional flooring supply to distribute Sika’s wood flooring adhesives

Posted on: Sika® has announced a new distribution partnership with Professional Flooring Supply (PFS), a Fort Worth, Texas-based flooring and installation supply distributor.

4evergreen announces new chair and co-chair as alliance commits to renewed programme of circularity

Posted on: Today 4evergreen, Europe’s value chain alliance of over 110 members building a toolbox to propel fibre-based packaging towards a 90% recycling rate by 2030, appoints a new Chair and Co-Chair to lead the alliance.

Saint-Gobain Tape Solutions: Innovations in sustainable power distribution

Posted on: The electrical industry is one of the numerous sectors participating in the development of sustainable energy practices. Green transformers are efficient contemporary solutions for electricity transmission and distribution, as well as the modernization of the power grid.

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