Plastics enable us to do more than we know. They conserve resources, save energy and protect the climate. But plastics can also pose a problem – if we humans fail to handle them properly: careless use and often simply incorrect disposal have led to unacceptable environmental problems. However, politicians, business and we have joined forces to actively work on solutions.
Scarce resources and climate change are forcing us all to rethink. Away from the throwaway society towards a carbon-neutral, ecologically sustainable and pollutant-free circular economy. Of course, this also applies to the plastics industry.
A key area of what we offer is therefore innovations that contribute to the more sustainable use of our material of the future in a functioning circular economy.
The downside, however, is that fishing activity is booming, resulting in increased overexploitation of the oceans. More and more fish farming sites are being built onshore to counteract this. And guess what: their production facilities are made of plastic.read more
The dvi's Packaging Day brings exciting discussions and showcases innovative packaging.More information
The United Nations marks World Oceans Day each year. The event provides an opportunity to better understand how to interact with the ocean in a sustainable manner.More information
The ‘Who's Who’ of the international plastics and rubber industry will once again be represented in Düsseldorf at K 2022. Around 3,000 companies from all continents have registered.To the event