Tuesday, June 19, 2018 — Plastic Recyclers Europe and CENTEXBEL-VKC collaborated on the elaboration characterisation of recycled PE-LD pellets, which provides a framework for the quality assessment of the pellets. It aims at enhancing demand for recycled plastics by providing standardized methods to evaluate quality based on EU standards.
Centexbel's accreditation by the US CPSC has been renewed and will be valid until 2020. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) is an independent agency of the United States government. The CPSC seeks to promote the safety of consumer products by addressing “unreasonable risks” of injury (through coordinating recalls, evaluating products that are the subject of consumer complaints or industry reports, etc.); developing uniform safety standards (some mandatory, some through a voluntary standards process); and conducting research into product-related illness and
As of 1 April 2018, all textiles made of organic cotton or with organic cotton parts are tested for genetically modified organisms (GMO) within the scope of product certification as per STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.
Myriam Vanneste demonstrates several Centexbel developments and advocates the importance of international collaboration in R&D research projects. The three minute interview with Myriam starts at 05:37.
In the framework of the chèques-entreprises, the financial support of the Région Wallone to Walloon based companies, the Direction générale Opérationnelle Economie, Emploi et Recherche (DGO6) - Direction des projets thématiques - has issued the Labelling Certificate - Service provider of the « chèques-entreprises » to Marc Gochel of Centexbel, who is a recognized expert by the SPW.