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Circular Economy

The British Plastics Federation has released details from its latest Business Conditions Survey which shows 80 per cent of companies are confident turnover will increase this year. more

Jul 13, 2017 4:35 PM Industry News

The manufacturing sector is acting as a buttress for the British economy, as the latest monthly snapshot from the CBI shows goods made in the UK are increasingly popular worldwide. more

Jun 22, 2017 2:15 PM Industry News

For the third consecutive quarter, North American shipments of plastics machinery have declined in the first quarter, year on year. more

Jun 21, 2017 2:26 PM Materials

‘Towards Circular Economy’ was the focus of the 2017 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, which took place in Berlin last week. more

May 19, 2017 3:29 PM Industry News

The $2 million (£1.5 million) Innovation Prize invites entrants to come up with new ways to avoid plastics waste. more

May 18, 2017 10:50 AM Industry News

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PCEP advocates innovation with enhanced collection and sorting systems as key for closing the loop. more

May 9, 2017 4:25 PM Industry News

Chemical giant BASF has joined the foundation with focuses on ‘Circular Economy 100’ and ‘New Plastics Economy’ groups. more

May 5, 2017 11:04 AM Industry News

Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

Apr 28, 2017 3:42 PM Industry News

Recycling delegates questioned at the Recycling Association’s Quality First Recycling Conference raised the primary issue of substandard recyclate as its biggest threat. more

Apr 7, 2017 10:16 AM Industry News

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted for an increase to the proposed recycling targets outlined in the EU’s Circular Economy Package to 70 percent. more

Mar 15, 2017 10:25 AM Environment

Colin Church, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management, new head of Circular Economy Task Force. more

Mar 9, 2017 4:00 PM Industry News

An initiative run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, encouraging producers to embrace the circular economy, has added RPC-bpi to its ranks. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:19 AM Industry News

SABIC is displaying new construction composites at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, with ideas for designing with durable carbon more

Jan 19, 2017 10:09 AM Materials

Borealis says it is “committed to discovering and realising” the opportunities presented by the circular economy by committing to two industry initiatives. more

Dec 27, 2016 2:00 PM Environment

The the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will take the theme of ‘Towards Circular Economy’ when it takes place in Berlin, Germany on May 10th and 11th 2017. more

Dec 1, 2016 4:24 PM Events

PlasticsEurope has announced the creation of a new Plastics Packaging Circular Economy Group at K 2016 to contribute to Europe’s Resource Efficient Circular Economy ambition. more

Oct 23, 2016 10:51 AM K 2016

Resource management company, Veolia, has become the latest partner to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s ‘New Plastics Economy’ initiative. more

Jun 22, 2016 10:29 AM Environment

The annual RECOUP conference has become widely regarded as one which covers and debates key issues within the plastics recycling industry. The event attracts high level speakers addressing topics including legislation, targets and joined-up thinking. more

Jan 13, 2016 10:23 AM

BPI Recycled Products has announced it is working alongside a UK council on a closed-loop recycling scheme aimed at helping accelerate the transition to a circular economy. more

Nov 11, 2015 9:40 AM Environment

PlasticsEurope has called for a landfill ban on recyclable and other recoverable post-consumer waste by 2025. more

Jun 22, 2015 2:43 PM Environment

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