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  1. News item 20-06-2019
    Film premiere on the plastic hub in the port of Amsterdam

    Plastic waste is a global problem. Its solution is found in the port of Amsterdam. Several companies have joined forces as a 'plastic hub' and are able to use new technologies and innovations to recycle and upcycle more and more types of plastic. read more »

  2. News item 10-05-2019
    IGES-Port of Amsterdam wins prestigious Sustainability Challenge Award

    The combination of proven technology with ground-breaking plastics-to-fuel patents developed by Integrated Green Energy Solutions (ASX:IGE) (IGES) in the Port of Amsterdam has won the 2019 IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards in the Climate and Energy category. read more »

  3. News item 18-03-2019
    Port of Amsterdam at the World Bio Markets

    Come and meet us during World Bio Markets 2019 in Amsterdam, April 1-4 read more »

  4. News item 24-01-2019
    ‘There is a whole world to win by committing to circular business’

    ‘Raw materials are of immeasurable value, because they make our existence possible. In a good circular model, we appreciate this value. For instance, by asking ourselves whether we could use less raw materials to make things and also whether we might use “second-hand raw materials”. So what is... read more »

  5. News item 24-01-2019
    Clean the World recycles unused hotel soap and shampoo

    After working in the hotel sector for 20 years, Andres Fellenberg van der Molen of Clean The World experienced his Eureka moment: soap and hotel amenities, the soap and shampoo found in hotel bathrooms, needed to be recycled. What guests didn’t use was being thrown out and incinerated, whereas many... read more »

  6. News item 24-01-2019
    ‘A circular chemical industry allows us to take huge steps in making the economy more sustainable’

    ‘It is widely known that the energy transition, such as developments and applications in the areas of wind and solar energy, is contributing to making the economy more sustainable. The role and significance of biomass in contributing to making the economy more sustainable, however, is a hazier... read more »

  7. News item 24-01-2019
    Circular disrupts misguided linear system

    ‘For us, engaging in circular business means restoring balance in the world. That balance has been lost owing to the linear system in which raw materials are used only once and then discarded. A very misguided and expensive system, as raw materials are becoming depleted. This can and must change.’... read more »

  8. Press release 17-12-2018
    Amsterdam Port Plastic Hub continues to expand with arrival of new plant

    The circular plastics hub in the Port of Amsterdam is expanding through the construction of a new plastics recycling plant. Plastic Recycling Amsterdam (PRA), a collaboration between Umincorp and Milieu Service Nederland, commenced construction of a plant this week. This plant, which can be... read more »

  9. Press release 17-12-2018
    Amsterdam Port Plastic Hub continues to expand with arrival of new plant

    The circular plastics hub in the Port of Amsterdam is expanding through the construction of a new plastics recycling plant. Plastic Recycling Amsterdam (PRA), a collaboration between Umincorp and Milieu Service Nederland, commenced construction of a plant this week. This plant, which can be... read more »

  10. News item 08-10-2018
    Port of Amsterdam participates at ‘Behind the Scenes@Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day’

    This autumn the chemists of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area team up with the Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry (VNCI), that celebrates its 100th anniversary to organize a great event for professionals and students working in the chemical industry and academia.The morning program... read more »

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