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LyondellBasell and SUEZ Begin Jointly Operating QCP

Posted on: 14 March 2018

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LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and SUEZ, a global leader in smart, sustainable resource management, today announced the successful completion of a transaction making each company a 50 / 50 partner in QCP (Quality Circular Polymers). “Partnering with SUEZ allows us to contribute to the circular economy […]

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Approved container for Specific Healthcare Waste made from QCP™ PP 1530

Posted on: 1 March 2018

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SUEZ introduces in cooperation with MAUSER Benelux and QCP a more sustainable container for Specific Healthcare Waste: the approved container is made of recycled plastic based on Post-Consumer Packaging Waste and is available for the Dutch market. Specific Healthcare Waste (HCW) is generated by hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, laboratories, old-age homes and pharmacies. Extreme requirements are imposed […]

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DermaPharm launches circular laundry detergent bottle based on QCP™ HDPE

Posted on: 23 December 2017

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DermaPharm A/S (Fårup, Denmark) selected QCP™ PE 5603BM 0216 to improve the environmentally friendly character of their Derma Kulørt laundry detergent bottles. The newly designed bottle from 100% QCP™ HDPE reduces its CO₂ footprint with 75%. Derma products are made in Denmark by the skin care company DermaPharm A/S. For nearly 40 years, DermaPharm has developed, produced and set the […]

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Suez and Lyondellbasell to boost production of high-quality recycled plastics in Europe

Posted on: 27 November 2017

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SUEZ and LyondellBasell signed an agreement establishing a joint venture that will focus on the production of high-quality circular polymers. The two parties will leverage combined  expertise to provide European plastic industry with virgin-like secondary raw material. This is the first time ever that one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies partners with […]

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QCP contributing in closing the plastics loop at the European Conference on Plastics

Posted on: 15 November 2016

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The European Conference on Plastics is being organised by parties working together in the Dutch Plastic Value Chain Agreement in close cooperation with the European Commission. The Conference provides a unique opportunity to share your expertise and experiences, and to overcome barriers to circular businesses in a collaborative way. The output of the conference will contribute to the development […]

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Dutch Design Week – QCP contributes to “Products that flow” session

Posted on: 9 November 2016

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CIRCO highlights the role of design in a circular economy. THURSDAY 27 OCTOBER – 10:00-17:00  | CIRCULAR ECONOMY | RESEARCH THROUGH DESIGN At DRIVE, part of the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, CIRCO addressed prominent challenges for designers by answering questions like how to create user acceptance for circular products? In the breakout session about “Products that flow” Siem Hafmans […]

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QCP™ resins not only REACH compliant but much more….

Posted on: 26 October 2016

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QCP goes further than providing an MSDS for all its products and ensuring that products are classified, labeled and packed according to CLP. The requirements for recyclers to comply with REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of CHemicals) are limited to providing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and complying with ECHA’s CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of chemicals). Therefore, […]

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Houweling Group developed 100% QCP™ HDPE-based trigger bottle

Posted on: 18 July 2016

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The Houweling Group is closing the loop using QCP™ HDPE to increase the sustainability of Interflon’s LUBE TF dry film lubricant. Houweling Verpakkingen developed for Interflon, a producer of specialized lubricants, a 100% Post-Consumer Recycled based bottle using QCP™ HDPE. Virgin HDPE was replaced by the QCP™ EXPE 851B – 0100 (dark version) to produce the black 1 Liter trigger bottle. […]

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SUEZ Recycling Tour visiting QCP

Posted on: 30 June 2016

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Thursday June 30 SUEZ organized, together with the value chain partner, a recycling tour to show their business relations how packaging waste (e.g. plastic, metal, “tetra” bricks) is being transformed into high quality raw materials. Cooperation, innovation and responsibility are needed to achieve a circular economy. SUEZ partners QCP, CEDO, Van Houtum and Hedra are key […]

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Latest report “The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics” launched

Posted on: 19 January 2016

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New report offers blueprint to design a circular future for plastics Applying circular economy principles to global plastic packaging flows could transform the plastics economy and drastically reduce negative externalities such as leakage into oceans, according to the Foundation’s latest report produced in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, with analytical support from McKinsey & Company. The […]

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