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Definition and development of functional barriers for the use of recycled materials in multilayer food packaging


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Repsol continues commitment to circular economy of plastics

Repsol says it is carrying out multiple projects to improve its product end of life management. ?

In October 2017 Repsol’s joined the “Pact for a Circular Economy”, promoted by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment and the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, part of a voluntary commitment to increase the circularity and efficiency of resources.

Published by PlasticsEurope, this "Plastics 2030 Voluntary Commitment” follows the European Commission’s announcement on its Plastics Strategy initiative, last January.


Repsol has been involved in several projects to increase the circularity and efficiency of the plastic materials it develops including, ‘Reciclex’, which focuses on the commercialisation of polyolefins, ‘Neospol’, discovers new products that may use alternative raw materials, such as CO2 and ‘BIO’, biodegradable fossil-based polyolefins, designed to solve specific recycling difficulties for certain applications.

Repsol is also a supporter of “Operation Clean Sweep” (OCS), an international programme which aims to eliminate the loss of plastic material granules in its industrial centres, warehouses or during transport.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research, technological development and demonstration (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [606572].

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