Reclamation and Recycling

A conference held as part of London design week recently gave plastics experts and designers the opportunity to discuss how increased collaboration could lead to a more sustainable future. more

Oct 14, 2016 9:00 AM Environment

Bunting Magnetics will be showing visitors the benefits of using separation equipment for the effective removal of metal contaminants from plastic waste streams. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:05 PM K 2016

At the K Show, ELG Carbon Fibre will be promoting its new range of 2.7 metre nonwoven recycled mats, the first available at this width. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:00 PM K 2016

A prototype boat that features a mono-hull constructed entirely from recyclable thermoplastic composites has been successfully launched on the ocean. more

Oct 4, 2016 2:53 PM Materials

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

Cambridgeshire-based plastics recycling specialist, PLASgran, has announced it is to extend into the municipal wheelie bin and associated services sector as part of its ongoing growth. more

Sep 19, 2016 9:32 AM Environment

The countdown is on to this year’s RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference, which is being held in Peterborough on 29th September. more

Sep 13, 2016 11:58 AM Events

The Co-Op has become the UK’s first retailer to sign up to the 'Plastic Industry Recycling Action Plan' (PIRAP) and is urging others to do the same. more

Sep 9, 2016 2:28 PM Environment

Cambridgeshire-based plastics recycler, PLASgran, has installed a new injection moulding machine following its recent investment in new production capacity. more

Sep 6, 2016 11:29 AM Environment

Vanden Recycling has started a new scrap collection service from plastics manufacturers that it says offers a sustainable solution for a variety of materials. more

Sep 6, 2016 11:12 AM Environment

A recycling education programme launched earlier this year has had a positive impact in the school in which it was trialled, with students, teachers and families pledging to recycle more plastics. more

Aug 30, 2016 10:00 AM Environment

Time to take plastics recycling to greater heights?

Stuart Foster, CEO of RECOUP, expresses his concerns over the activities and actions – or lack of them – in 2016 that could potentially shape the next decade or more in terms of opportunities for the UK’s plastics recycling industry. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:34 PM Guest Blog

Retailers should pay customers for the return of used plastic bottles in order to cut littering, says the President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England. more

Aug 9, 2016 9:25 AM Environment 1 Comments

Total has launched a new range of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) compounds with high levels of recycled that it says offer performance equal to or exceeding that of virgin resins. more

Aug 8, 2016 3:44 PM Materials

South Wales-based manufacturer, Colour Tone Masterbatch, is celebrating twenty years of operation and technical innovation in the plastics industry. more

Aug 8, 2016 11:02 AM Materials

A competition deigned to showcase the best products made from recycled plastics is calling for entries. more

Aug 4, 2016 11:50 AM Environment

Specialist waste management and recycling sack supplier, Cromwell Polythene, has won an order for 11.25 million compostable caddy liners from South Lanarkshire Council, Scotland. more

Aug 2, 2016 12:10 PM Environment

Bournemouth Council is encouraging beachgoers, holidaymakers and local residents to recycle their plastic this summer in order to be part of a unique World Record attempt. more

Aug 2, 2016 11:24 AM Environment

Recycling services provider, Philip Tyler Polymers, has opened its first office in the North of England. more

Jul 27, 2016 9:00 AM Industry News

Starbucks could soon become the first major high street chain to test new recyclable coffee cups in its UK outlets. more

Jul 25, 2016 9:43 AM Environment

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