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 will be displayed in the product feature area at PRSE. The winners will be announced on the second day of the exhibition. Finalists are in no particular order. 

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