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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 […]

SHARE Meets Smart Circular Business

During the meeting ‘SHARE Meets Smart Circular Business’ organized by SHARE Haarlemmermeer, Jaap Buis of Circular Plastics discussed our circular solutions with moderator Margo Spek during the table discussion. For example, the Circular Bag was discussed, which could also be seen during the tour at Groenland B.V. and with which we realize a closed cycle […]

Disposable cups banned in the office, catering and festivals from 2024

From 2024, disposable cups or cutlery will no longer be allowed in the office, in the catering industry or at festivals, State Secretary Vivianne Heijnen (Environment-the Netherlands) writes in a letter to the House of Representatives. In these places, reusable plates or cups should be used. Cardboard coffee cups, which have a layer of plastic, […]

Use of plastic pallets in UK exports is growing

With Brexit, which has been a fact since 1 January this year, many new rules have been added for flower and plant exporters to the United Kingdom. One of the new challenges in exporting to the UK is the type of pallet used. When transported to destinations outside the European Union, wooden pallets must comply […]

Hoes van 100% gerecycled plastic voor Tesselaar Alstroemeria

The development in horticulture to make more use of sustainable products is continuing. Tesselaar Astroemeria has recently started using recycled flower sleeves! Karolien Tesselaar: “Our sleeve protects our flowers against damage during transport, but is removed fairly quikly by the florists or consumers. It’s just a shame that we use new material for that. We […]

Company of the year election in Aalsmeer

The final of the Company of the Year election organized by Nieuw Ondernemend Aalsmeer and the Municipality of Aalsmeer took place last Friday 12 November. The winner in our category this year is DC Systems B.V., congratulations! We are proud of our excellent assessment: “The jury sees an energetic and innovative company that responds perfectly […]

Plastic Packaging Tax example calculations

The government is introducing a global tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recycled plastic. Click here for the main points of the Plastic Packaging Tax UK. Are you curious about what this tax can mean for your company? We have made two example calculations*. For more information please contact us.