Crain and Plastics Recyclers Europe are pleased to announce the finalists for the inaugural Plastics Recycling Awards Europe!

The awards are designed to recognise and celebrate achievement throughout the scope of the European plastics recycling industry. They offer and insight into current developments in recycled material usage, product design and innovative manufacturing. Finalists products were displayed in the product feature area at PRSE 2018. The winners were announced on the second day of the exhibition. Congratulations to our 2018 Plastics Recycling Awards Europe Winners. 


2018 PLASTICS RECYCLING AWARDS EUROPE WINNERS

Recycled Plastic Consumer Lifestyle Product of the YearGrundig vacuum cleaner made from WEEE recycled plastics, Arçelik A.Ş

Best Building & Construction Product Beaulex®, rainwater buffers, DS Smith Plastics

Best Recycled Plastic Packaging Product - Systalen PRIMUS HDPE regranulates, Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH

Best Technology Innovation in Plastics Recycling BarrierPack Recyclable, functional and recyclable PE-based laminatepackaging, Mondi

Plastics Recycling Ambassador of the Year Willemijn Peeters, Ocean Ambassador and Founder, Searious Business



FINALISTS

Recycled Plastic Consumer Lifestyle Product of the Year

·       Ubicity; bench made from recycled pens, BIC with TerraCycle, Govaplast and Plas Eco

·       Plastic side table made from recycled fishing gear, GreenWavePlastics

·       Green 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, CURAPROX

·       Grundig vacuum cleaner made from WEEE recycled plastics, Arcelik AS

·       Recycled Park, floating park made from recycled plastics, Recycled Island Foundation

 



Best Building & Construction Product 

·       XXX bench, custom urban furniture 3D printed from recycled plastic, The New Raw

·       Plastic cable duct, Multiport GmbH

·       Wedge-shaped CIRCO® profile, Fortum Waste Solutions Oy

·       Beaulex®, rainwater buffers, DS Smith Plastics

·       RECHIP construction panels, Crompton Mouldings Ltd

 



Best Recycled Plastic Packaging Product 

·        Lenor Inspired by Nature bottle, Procter & Gamble

·        BPP i9 plastic pallets, Cabka-IPS and Drankenpallet Beheer Nederland BV

·        Recycled plastic hangers, Braiform

·        Memo Box, INTERSEROH Dienstleistungs GmbH

·        Systalen PRIMUS HDPE regranulates, Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH

·        Food waste reduction EcoCube, Greenmotion

·        Plastic beverage crate, DS Smith Plastics and Kornuit

·        Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottle, Procter & Gamble


 

Best Technology Innovation in Plastics Recycling 

·        re360 Manufacturing Execution System for plastics recycling processes, EREMA

         Odour Reduction Technology for recycled plastic granulate, Starlinger

·        ErgisMark® technology for sorting multi-layer plastics, Ergis

·        ERA Melt Filter double filtration system, FIMIC

·        Newcycling® technology, generating pure PE regranulate from mixed film fractions, APK AG

·        BarrierPack Recyclable, functional and recyclable PE-based laminate packaging, Mondi

·        Mistral+ Film Top Speed LDPE film sorting technology, Pellenc ST

·        The Full PE Laminate mono material flexible packaging, Borealis

·        Xtreme Renew, preforms made from 100% rPET flakes, SIPA & EREMA

·        VD 1100 combined shredder-granulator for plastics recycling, Vecoplan AG

 



Plastics Recycling Ambassador of the Year 

·        Carlos Marinez Lapuente, CMplastik Recycling SL

·        Gian De Belder, Packaging Technologist, Procter & Gamble

·        Dr Manica Ulcnik-Krump, Managing Director, Interseroh Plastics Research and Development

·        Monique Maissan, CEO and Founder, Waste-2Wear

·        Willemijn Peeters, Ocean Ambassador and Founder, Searious Business