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ŠKODA AUTO Sustainability Report 2019/2020: recycling of all disposable waste; CO2-neutral production at Vrchlabí; unbureaucratic help in combating COVID-19

Clearly defined sustainability targets are an integral part of ŠKODA AUTO’s corporate strategy Environment: Material or thermal recycling of all disposable waste generated in the production process; CO2-neutral production at the Vrchlabí site. Social responsibility: Comprehensive measures to support relief … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Stena Recycling’s “Re-Made to matter” circular Initiative rolls out in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 22-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Stena Recycling, Sweden’s leading recycling company and part of the Stena Metall Group, have announced that their groundbreaking sustainability … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

Greiner Packaging achieves sustainable food cups made of circular materials from Borealis

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Borealis announces that its client Greiner Packaging has produces the first cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – Borealis’ portfolio … Read the full press release

SUEZ and Würth partner on digital solution for sorting and recycling waste

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global player in environmental services, SUEZ announces partnership with multi-specialist in services and products for fastening, assembly tools and workshop consumables for professionals Würth to develop a waste collection offering, directly available on … Read the full press release

Vestas announces launch of CETEC initiative to advance circular economy across the wind industry

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Olin Corporation, Danish Technological Institute, and Aarhus University (PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 17-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces the development of a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine … Read the full press release

Innovative battery solution created by Fortum, Volvo Cars, and Comsys installed at Landafors hydropower plant in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum announces collaboration with Volvo Cars, and cleantech company Comsys for the development of an innovative battery solution that is now being installed at Fortum’s Landafors hydropower plant on the river Ljusnan in … Read the full press release

Henkel and Plastic Bank expand recycling ecosystems with the opening of three collection centers in Egypt

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, Germany, CAIRO, Egypt, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel together with its partner Plastic Bank announce the opening of their first three plastic waste collection centers in Cairo. The project is part of Henkel’s successful and long-term partnership … Read the full press release

Granvia launches two prevention campaigns to promote road safety in Slovakia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways’ subsidiary Granvia announces the launch of two prevention campaigns in Slovakia. The campaigns are in replacement of its traditional “Safety Days” which the concession company is unable to organise due to … Read the full press release

DSM aims to close loop on world’s strongest fiber Dyneema® through cross-industry coalition

(PRESS RELEASE) GELEEN, the Netherlands, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, announces partnership with leading industries to launch a new coalition, known as CirculariTeam®. The coalition aims to drive the … Read the full press release

Hydro trials introduction of post-consumer scrap in the production process of its primary aluminium

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that it is exploring ways to recycle aluminium directly within the primary aluminium production at its Norwegian smelters, with the aim to further reduce its industry-leading climate footprint from primary aluminium … Read the full press release

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

(PRESS RELEASE) TORONTO, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — GreenMantra Technologies is pleased to announce our partnership with HARKE GROUP to distribute our products in Europe. GreenMantra is an innovation leader that utilizes its advanced recycling technology to create unique specialty polymers … Read the full press release

Covestro’s CO₂ technology conserves fossil raw materials in sports shoe manufaturing

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 2-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces that it has developed an innovative technology that converts the exhaust gas CO₂ into a valuable precursor for plastics. The precursor, replacing up to 20 percent of fossil raw materials which … Read the full press release

HELL ENERGY starts using high-quality recycled materials in beverage can production

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that can production with Hydro CIRCAL at HELL ENERGY’s subsidiary in Hungary, Quality Pack has begun. Hydro CIRCAL aluminium strip contains a high ratio of post-consumer recycled aluminium from cans. Since … Read the full press release

Hydro and Northvolt joint venture Hydrovolt starts building Norway’s first recycling plant for electric vehicle batteries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro announces that Hydrovolt, its joint venture with Northvolt, has started constructing the battery recycling plant in Norway. The world’s most technologically advanced plant will have the … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina increases recycled content of its PET bottles to 100%

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina announces that it will be making PET bottles from 100% recycled PET (rPET) as from February 2021. Due to the fact that PET bottle can only be … Read the full press release

Commissioning of new waste-to-energy recovery plant lowers Borealis’ CO2 emissions by 20% at its Beringen operations

New state-of-the-art power station transforms non-recyclable waste from local households into electricity and steam Successful first deliveries of steam and electricity to Borealis Beringen operations Borealis moves one step closer to sourcing 50% of its total electricity consumption in operations … Read the full press release

BASF Circular Economy Program: Focus on circular feedstocks, new material cycles and new business models

(PRESS RELEASE)LUDWIGSHAFEN, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announces the launch of a new Circular Economy Program. The company aims to double its sales generated with solutions for the circular economy to €17 billion by the year 2030 and plans to … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Energy and ANDRITZ team up on hybrid energy solutions for the hydropower market

Cooperation in the field of hybrid energy solutions between Mercedes-Benz subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH and international technology group and leading supplier of electro-mechanical equipment and services for hydropower stations ANDRITZ (PRESS RELEASE)GRAZ/ WIEN/ KAMENZ, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — New partnership … Read the full press release

Audi and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology with chemical recycling pilot project to bring mixed plastic fractions back into resource-conserving circular system

Pilot project launched: chemical recycling is to enable a closed loop for plastics from automotive engineering Repurposing: recycled plastics waste is processed into pyrolysis oil, which can subsequently be used for new components Marco Philippi, Senior Director Procurement Strategy: “We … Read the full press release

Hydro Volt pilot recycling plant for used electric car batteries receives support from Enova

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that its joint venture with Northvolt for planned pilot plant for recycling used electric car batteries from the Norwegian car market will receive more than 4 million EUR (NOK 43.5 million) … Read the full press release

Circular economy: Ahlstrom-Munksjö becomes part of Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) coalition

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a leading company active in the sustainable and innovative fiber solutions market, has announced it will join CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), which is a global coalition recently established to … Read the full press release

Eni’s Versalis and Forever Plast SpA parter over new range of solid polystyrene products made from recycled packaging

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 3-AUG-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Versalis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Italian oil giant Eni specialized in the production of chemicals, and Forever Plast SpA, a leading Italian company in the recovery and recycling of post-consumer plastic at … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and leading low-pressure gas engine designer WinGD to improve engine efficiency on ships

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval further expands its offering to marine customers with the new Alfa Laval CEC-S solution. Catering to the needs of their marine … Read the full press release

Neste demonstrates how circular economy can be promoted in practice through partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading provider of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues and the third most sustainable company in the world*, Neste announces a circular economy partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI. The collaboration … Read the full press release

Rainwater harvesting system installed on Bentley’s HQ in Crewe, England to mark World Environment Day on 5 June

New rainwater harvesting system installed at Bentley’s Crewe HQ Latest step in Bentley’s water usage sustainability programme – 89 per cent water reduction per car since 2000  Captured rain to be used for maintenance facilities on site New system to … Read the full press release

Hydro achieves carbon neutral goal ahead of schedule

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Through extensive use of renewable energy sources for aluminium production to ever-advancing technology to reduce electricity consumption and emissions from its operations, Hydro has worked long and hard to reduce its own carbon … Read the full press release

Fortum supports its battery business with the acquisition of Crisolteq

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum strengthens its position in the recycling of high value materials in Europe with the acquisition of 100 percent shareholding in Crisolteq, a Finnish specialist in recycling valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. This … Read the full press release

Total to increase the supply of recycled polypropylene for automotive applications with Synova’s acquisition 

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Synova, based in France and leader in manufacturing high-performance recycled polypropylene for the automotive sector, has been acquired by Total. The deal’s amount has not been disclosed. Following the acquisition, Total’s polymers know-how will be combined … Read the full press release