The second International Recycling Forum on "Agricultural Plastics – Potential for Recycling", held for the first time in 2015, will take place from April 26 to April 28 2017 at the Hotel Dorint Pallas in Wiesbaden, Germany. The organizer is again RIGK GmbH in cooperation with the European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery Organizations (EPRO) and the focus will once more be on recycling plastics in agriculture. Current political plastics recycling issues will also be addressed in general. An accompanying exhibition will provide further information about the sector.
Nations in the European Union (EU 28+2) recycled 6.3m tonnes (39.5%) of its 15.9m tonnes total plastic packaging waste in 2014, easily surpassing the EU’s minimum target set of 22.5%, says a new report; Plastics -The Facts 2015. PlasticsEurope and EPRO, with assistance from Consultic GmbH have collected the data presented in this report.