Rate Differentiation 2.0 from January 1, 2024

The Packaging Waste Fund has unveiled a new approach to promote the production of recycled plastic packaging and easily recyclable plastic packaging in the Netherlands. This new approach from the Packaging Waste Fund concerns Rate Differentiation 2.0. The purpose of rate differentiation is to financially encourage companies to switch to packaging that is easier to […]

Xella Netherlands switches to circular plastic pallets, saving 70 tons of CO2 annually

Xella Netherlands is taking a significant step towards sustainability by collaborating with the Circular Plastic Alliance, the building materials trade, contractors, and finishers. As the first construction producer in the Netherlands, Xella is replacing traditional wooden pallets with recycled plastic ones. These can be tracked anywhere via an RFID chip and can be reused time […]

Additional measures for climate targets hit waste sector

The waste sector will not escape additional measures to meet the 2030 climate targets, including a higher carbon tax and reducing waste incineration. According to the Paris climate agreement, the Netherlands must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55 per cent by 2030 compared to 1990. The government has agreed on a 60 per cent reduction, […]

Zero Waste project Dutch Flower Group

We are very proud that we will do the Zero Waste project with Dutch Flower Group (DFG) out of our Circular Plastics Academy in collaboration with our partner Horizonteer. Zero Waste means that the DFG companies want to create no, or at least as little, waste as possible. The DFG companies have been actively working […]

SHARE Business Boost Lunch

Last year, we won the SHARE Award 2022! One of the components of winning the award is the SHARE Boost network lunch with all SHARE Founders. This lunch took place last Tuesday and was a great opportunity to talk further about the opportunities we offer for the reuse of plastics in different industries creating a […]

Strategic news Kras Recycling

Strategic growth ambitions ensure the acquisition of a majority stake in Recycling Holding Volendam B.V. activities.

Circular Plastics launches circular flower boxes

During the Royal FloraHolland Trade Fair, Circular Plastics will introduce the Eco Flowerbox FECT and the Eco Flowerbox RE-PACT. Both boxes are a sustainable replacement for the single use of cardboard boxes. The Eco Flowerboxes / FECT and RE-PACT are produced according to the ‘closed loop’ process. Circular Plastics stimulates the reuse of plastic raw […]

Circular Plastics is the winner of the SHARE Award 2022

Circular Plastics is the winner of the SHARE Award 2022. Among this year’s other nominees, the company from Aalsmeer was the company that had the most to offer in the field of innovative opportunities and developments in Haarlemmermeer and the Amsterdam metropolitan region. Among the other nominated companies, Circular Plastics had the most distinctive profile, […]

Circular economy for plastics at risk

As the energy crisis deepens on the Continent, the repercussion on electricity prices impacts operations of plastic recycling facilities putting at risk the transition towards circularity. “Stopping the recycling activities will have an immediate, negative impact on the plastic waste management in Europe,” said Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe President. “If we want to drive […]


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