Marine Litter

A US-based eyewear brand has launched a new range of sunglasses made from plastics recovered from the marine environment. more

Jun 20, 2016 4:04 PM Environment

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is calling for the introduction of a deposit return scheme in the UK as a measure to tackle the growing number of plastic bottles littered on the nation’s beaches. more

Mar 24, 2016 3:12 PM Environment

​A new website has been launched that gives a platform to the progress of the multiple initiatives set up to alleviate the problem of marine litter. more

Mar 24, 2016 11:34 AM Environment

The ultimate aim of zero plastics entering the marine environment was the key theme of a multi-stakeholder conference organised by industry trade association, PlasticsEurope. more

Mar 17, 2016 2:52 PM Environment

First there were modern-day yurts, then luxury ‘glamping’ and now there is a new spin on traditional camping in the form of beach ‘pods’ made from recycled plastic waste. more

Mar 4, 2016 11:03 AM Environment

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

A key European conference established to address some of the plastics industry’s controversial issues will use the 2016 edition to address the global problem of marine litter. more

Jan 19, 2016 11:14 AM Events

​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

Fighting the corner of plastics in marine litter debates

Philip Law, Director-General of the British Plastics Federation, highlights the growing issue of marine litter, including actions he has recently taken to fight the corner of plastics at both a national and political level. more

Aug 5, 2015 10:19 AM BPF Blog

The British Plastics Federation has hit out at the decision by department store, Selfridges, to ban single-use plastic bottles in a bid to alleviate marine litter. more

Jul 13, 2015 2:03 PM Environment 1 Comments

Automotive, anti-littering and opportunities in Asia…

Philip Law, Director-General of the British Plastics Federation, talks automotive, anti-littering and all things Chinaplas in this month’s update. more

Jun 26, 2015 9:00 AM BPF Blog

The World Plastics Council (WPC) has endorsed the recent plan to reduce marine litter made by the leaders of the G-7. more

Jun 15, 2015 2:25 PM Environment

In response to a new study on marine debris looking at ways to tackle the amount of plastic waste in the world’s oceans, PlasticsEurope, has reaffirmed the industry’s commitment to proper waste management systems. more

Feb 24, 2015 5:13 PM Environment

The BPF's Philip Law has said a wide range of other stakeholders must work with the plastics industry in helping to limit the presence of used plastics in the oceans. more

Jul 28, 2014 3:44 PM Environment

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