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PolyCE 4th General Assembly

The fourth General Assembly of the PolyCE project took place on 9-11th April 2019 at the Centre for Polymer and Material Technologies of the University of Ghent, in Belgium.
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First PolyCE Academy

The first PolyCE Academy took place on 5 April 2019 at Ghent University thanks to the collaboration between Ghent University, Fraunhofer IZM, Ecodom, and KU Leuven. The event gathered over 60 students, providing an excellent opportunity in disseminating the circularity concept and preliminary results of the PolyCE Project.
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Identiplast, one of the leading European events focused on the recycling and recovery of used plastics, took place on 7 and 8 March 2019, in London. Rebecca Colley-Jones from the University of Northampton represented the PolyCE Project and produced a poster on "Transforming the life cycle of plastics in the Electrical and Electronics Sector through adoption of Circular Economy Business Models.
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Calling all techies, tech shoppers and tech lovers to share their views on the Circular Economy and recycled plastics.
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PolyCE January 2019 Newsletter

Dear reader,

It is safe to say that 2018 was marked by global commitments in tackling plastics pollution. Early in 2018, the European Commission pledged to fundamentally change the way Europe recycles plastics by drawing together plastics producers, users, and recyclers (see EU Plastics Strategy). 2019 seems to be equally, if not more exciting when it comes to seeing global commitments and actions being championed for a more sustainable future.

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PolyCE at Ecomondo 2019

Ecomondo, an international event that brings together all sectors of the circular economy, took place on November 5–8, 2018 in Rimini, Italy. Alessia Accili from ECODOM (one of PolyCE’s project partners) represented the project at the event, showcasing currently-developed project solutions that promote and facilitate EU’s transition towards circular WEEE plastic.
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First PolyCE Workshop on Plastics Recycling

The first PolyCE workshop took place on June 26th in Essen, Germany. The event was part of the project’s action plan for establishing a strategic convergence and collaboration of all actors operating across the plastics value chain.
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PolyCE Consumer Survey: Your feedback is much appreciated!

Calling all techies, tech shoppers and tech lovers to share their views on the Circular Economy and recycled plastics.
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PolyCE Plastics Recycling Workshop

PolyCE's pilot workshop will take place on 26th of June 2018 in Essen, Germany.
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PolyCE April 2018 Newsletter

2018 promises to be a decisive year for plastics. The UN Resolution to eliminate ocean plastic waste, the China ban on imported plastic waste, followed by the EU Commission’s Plastic Strategy are all examples of how institution and governments are taking a stand against plastic waste.
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