Three of Europe’s plastics trade associations and representative bodies have united to outline their recommendations for the Circular Economy Package in order to enhance sustainability within the plastics industry. more

Sep 27, 2016 12:11 PM Environment

Trade association, Composites UK, has launched a new report focusing on the current and emerging processes available for recycling of composite materials. more

Jul 18, 2016 10:59 AM Environment

Producer of masterbatch and additives, Silvergate Plastics, has been awarded the ISO 14001:2004 environmental standard in recognition of its sustainable management system. more

Feb 25, 2016 4:45 PM Industry News

A new range of recycled, stackable plastics packaging for the airline food industry offers new, innovative and closed loop option for aeronautical dining, says a European packaging manufacturer. more

Feb 17, 2016 9:45 AM Environment

A North East plastics manufacturer is driving down its carbon footprint, after committing to reduce energy consumption and reduce waste. more

Feb 11, 2016 11:55 AM Industry News

By 2050 the world’s oceans could contain more plastics than fish (by weight), according to a new report. more

Jan 22, 2016 9:00 AM Environment

​Three plastics industry associations in China have become the latest signatories to the 'Global Declaration for Solutions on Marine Litter', a commitment to help find and implement solutions for keeping plastics out of the ocean. more

Nov 3, 2015 11:51 AM Environment

A new set of PVC eco-profiles and environmental product declarations from PlasticsEurope has shown an improvement in the material’s eco-credentials. more

Jul 13, 2015 4:12 PM Environment

Nampak Plastics, a leading UK producer of plastic milk bottles, has partnered with a secondary school in Newport, Pagnell, as part of a new academic initiative to educate about responsible behavior and reducing waste. more

Dec 9, 2014 4:28 PM Environment

Manchester-based Axion Consulting has achieved ISO14001:2004 certification an internationally-accepted standard for an effective Environmental Management System (EMS). more

May 27, 2014 10:13 AM Environment

The European Plastics Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA) hosted First Green Week Official Satellite event, in Brussels on the 29th April to discuss environmental priorities for the industry. more

May 9, 2014 3:40 PM Environment

Environmental technologies offer an excellent opportunity for future investment with worldwide applications, and are urgently needed to tackle China’s own environmental problems, according to Michael Stephen of Symphony Environmental Technologies. more

May 30, 2013 12:47 PM Environment

A new levy on carrier bags has come into effect in Northern Ireland which means retailers must now charge shoppers at least five pence for each new single-use bag. more

Apr 9, 2013 10:54 AM Environment

An initiative has been launched that will see waste plastic being collected from the sea surrounding the UK and being recycled at Dagenham-based Closed Loop Recycling for re-use in new packaging. more

Mar 17, 2013 3:41 PM Environment

The European Commission has published a Green Paper on plastic waste to launch a structured discussion about how to make plastic products more sustainable throughout their life cycle and reduce the impact of plastic waste on the environment. more

Mar 17, 2013 3:36 PM Environment

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