BRUSSELS (July 13, 2 p.m. ET) — Three European industry bodies have signed a memorandum of understanding to improve the recycling of composite materials.
The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA), the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the European Composite Recycling Services Company (ECRC) will cooperate on recycling and sustainability issues, and set up s new sector group.
The group – the EuCIA Recycling & Sustainability Platform of the Composites industry – will operate under the EuCIA umbrella.
ECRC chairman Fond Harbers said: “The cooperation agreement supports the European composites industry on recycling by having one voice. It brings together industry players in the composites value chain under a common Platform to define and decide on common strategies for the industry while highlighting our commitment to sustainability of this sector.”