Chemical Recycling Europe Forum 2023 CREF2023

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Chemical Recycling Europe Forum 2023 held with focus on enabling conditions for the industry The “Chemical Recycling Europe Forum 2023 (CREF2023)”, the annual conference of Chemical Recycling Europe (CRE) who represent the interest of the European chemical recycling industry took place last week on the 21st and 22nd of September in Brussels. ​ Opening the […]

Supply chain letter on the need for mass balance fuel-use exempt for chemical recycling

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The undersigned, representing 20 associations in the plastics supply chain, call on EU Member States to urgently adopt mass balance fuel-use exempt as the EU harmonised mass balance method for allocating recycled content via chemical recycling. An early warning report to Member States from June 2023 states that 19 countries are at high risk of […]

Mass-Balance for chemical recycling

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The Mass-Balance approach: is a proven chain of custody approach used in many areas bringing innovations to the market such as fair-trade practices in the food industry and the adoption of “green energy” where the Mass-Balance approach enables its flow through the same grid as for fossil energy and the significant development of the industry, […]

CRE Annual Conference: two days of insightful industry perspective and engaging debates

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PRESS RELEASE The Chemical Recycling Europe (CRE) annual conference “Chemical Recycling: An Industry for the European Circular Economy” closed last Friday, 14th of October, with close to 200 attendees and engaging presentations and debates over two days. The success of the event demonstrates the interest and importance of chemical recycling to the plastics and packaging […]

Chemical Recycling Europe position on the upcoming Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive proposal

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Chemical Recycling Europe (CRE), the association representing the chemical industry at EU level, welcomes the upcoming revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD). CRE member companies support mandatory recycled content targets for packaging which will incentivize circularity in the plastics supply chain and lower climate impacts for the packaging industry to become […]

Itero joins Chemical Recycling Europe as a new member

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We are delighted to announce this new collaboration but also to see Chemical Recycling Europe’s family growing.Let’s warmly welcome the latest member who joined us, and who will contribute to CLOSE THE RECYCLING LOOP FOR PLASTICS IN THE REGION: Itero Technologies. “Collaboration is essential to tackle sustainability challenges at the scale of the plastics crisis […]

Chemical Recycling Europe appoints new Secretary General

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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, October 18, 2021 — Chemical Recycling Europe has appointed John Sewell as its new Secretary General. Mr. Sewell will take on the position with immediate effect. Mr. Sewell brings almost 30 years of experience in the plastics industry, from process R&D, product and business development, market leadership and technology licensing. Mr. Sewell replaces […]