Green Planet Paddleboard made from EPP boxes
The shortlist for the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe has been published, with the winners to be announced on 25 April.
The awards will be part of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE), co-organised by Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) and Plastics News Europe publisher Crain Communications.
PRSE is returning to the RAI Amsterdam for the second year on 24-25 April 2018.
The five different award categories are recycled plastic consumer lifestyle product of the year, best building & construction product, best recycled plastic packaging product, best technology innovation in plastics recycling and plastics recycling ambassador of the year.
“The finalists demonstrate the vast array of consumer and industrial applications in which recycled plastics and recycling technology are being used. They make a huge contribution towards conserving resources, reducing CO2 and sustaining the circular economy,” explained PRE president Ton Emans.
The finalists are:
Recycled Plastic Consumer Lifestyle Product of the Year – Using recycled plastics to improve everyday life
Ubicity; bench made from recycled pens, BIC with TerraCycle, Govaplast and Plas EcoPlastic side table made from recycled fishing gear, GreenWavePlasticsGreen Planet Paddleboard made from EPP boxes, GREEN PLANET Investment s.r.o.H-bench, public furniture made from 100% recycled plastics, ECO-oh!Trash bins made from recycled toothbrushes, CURAPROXGrundig vacuum cleaner made from WEEE recycled plastics, Arcelik ASRecycled Park, floating park made from recycled plastics, Recycled Island Foundation
Best Building & Construction Product - Judges’ criteria include sustainability and durability
XXX bench, custom urban furniture 3D printed from recycled plastic, The New RawPlastic cable duct, Multiport GmbHWedge-shaped CIRCO? profile, Fortum Waste Solutions OyBeaulex?, rainwater buffers, DS Smith PlasticsRECHIP construction panels, Crompton Mouldings Ltd
Best Recycled Plastic Packaging Product - Minimum 50% recycled plastic content
Lenor Inspired by Nature bottle, Procter & GambleBPP i9 plastic pallets, Cabka-IPS and Drankenpallet Beheer Nederland BVRecycled plastic hangers, BraiformMemo Box, INTERSEROH Dienstleistungs GmbHSystalen PRIMUS HDPE regranulates, Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbHFood waste reduction EcoCube, GreenmotionPlastic beverage crate, DS Smith PlasticsFairy Ocean Plastic Bottle, Procter & Gamble
Best Technology Innovation in Plastics Recycling –innovative material or process technologies for recycling plastics
re360 Manufacturing Execution System for plastics recycling processes, EREMA Odour Reduction Technology for recycled plastic granulate, StarlingerErgisMark? technology for sorting multi-layer plastics, ErgisERA Melt Filter double filtration system, FIMICNewcycling? technology, generating pure PE regranulate from mixed film fractions, APK AGBarrierPack, functional and recyclable PE-based laminate packaging, MondiMistral+ Film Top Speed LDPE film sorting technology, Pellenc STThe Full PE Laminate mono material flexible packaging, BorealisXtreme Renew, preforms made from 100% rPET flakes, SIPA & EREMAVD 1100 combined shredder-granulator for plastics recycling, Vecoplan AG
Plastics Recycling Ambassador of the Year - Individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to plastics recycling
Carlos Marinez Lapuente, CMplastik Recycling SLGian De Belder, Packaging Technologist, Procter & GambleDr Manica Ulcnik-Krump, Managing Director, Interseroh Plastics Research and DevelopmentMonique Maissan, CEO and Founder, Waste-2WearWillemijn Peeters, Ocean Ambassador and Founder, Searious Business