Recycled Materials

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

Resource management company, Veolia UK, has acquired manufacturing assets in East London that will enable it to unlock the complete supply chain for manufacturing plastic bottles from recycled material. more

Jul 13, 2016 4:50 PM Environment

Today marks the commencement of the UEFA Euro 2016 football championship in France, with 24 teams competing to take home the glorious trophy. more

Jun 10, 2016 11:25 AM Materials

Plastics packaging manufacturer, Faerch Plast, has announced that it has been granted a European patent for its MAPET II recyclable mono material for meat, poultry and fish. more

May 31, 2016 4:01 PM Materials

Dresses made from recycled plastic bottle and fabrics have put sustainability in the spotlight at a high-profile event in New York. more

May 4, 2016 11:16 AM Environment

Manchester-based reprocessor, Axion Polymers, says demand for its Axpoly polypropylene (PP) grades throughout the coming months has led it to forecast a positive outlook for 2016. more

Feb 15, 2016 9:20 AM Environment

A growing demand for technically sound recycled polymer compounds is driving demand for Axion Polymers. more

Jan 22, 2016 10:28 AM Environment

Louth-based technical plastics recycling and compounding company, Luxus, has announced its high performance recycled content polymer range, Hycolene, has surpassed expectations in its first full scale commercial trial. more

Nov 10, 2015 9:54 AM Environment

Axion Polymers has launched three new grades of polymer made from recycled end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources. more

Aug 28, 2015 11:42 AM Environment

Contemporary furniture made from recycled plastics has taken centre stage at a festival in Manchester’s city centre. more

Jul 16, 2015 3:28 PM Environment

At Chinaplas 2014, recycling technology group Starlinger is exhibiting a method for turning production waste from PP tape lines into useable masterbatch, as well as a system for turning recycled PET and HDPE into food-contact approved materials. more

Apr 25, 2014 11:00 AM Environment

During a tour of a new recycling facility in London, the Minister of State for Business and Energy said that the innovative technology employed showed how dealing with waste and recycling properly could create jobs and boost economic growth. more

Feb 17, 2014 4:31 PM Environment



EREMA Recycling Machines and B+B Anlagenbau have recently supplied an expansion line for the production of food-grade HDPE at one of the UK’s pioneering recycling facilities. more

Feb 14, 2014 12:28 PM Environment

Two of the UK’s biggest plastic recyclers have issued a cautious welcome to the publication of the Government’s new regulations for MRFs, but have warned that more still needs to be done. more

Feb 12, 2014 11:33 AM Environment

The Coca-Cola Company and Ford Motor Company are collaborating on an interior vehicle fabric made from the same renewable material used to produce Coca-Cola's PlantBottle Technology for its plastic packaging. more

Jan 21, 2014 9:00 AM Environment

A series of extruded profiles made entirely from recycled plastic films and bottles has been used to construct a new walkway suspended across the lake at Watermead in Buckinghamshire, UK. more

Jan 21, 2014 8:53 AM Environment

A clothing-store mannequin and an award-winning recyclables bin, both made from UK-sourced household plastic packaging waste, served to highlight progress made by British firms in recycling challenging materials at an international conference. more

Dec 6, 2013 2:46 PM Environment

A recycling bin made from 100 percent UK sourced post-consumer plastic has won the 2013 EPRO ‘Best Recycled Plastic Product’ Award. more

Dec 3, 2013 3:05 PM Environment

Environmental Recycling Technologies (ERT), a developer of innovative technologies specifically focussing on plastic waste recycling, has announced collaboration with UK-based, Axion, for the supply of materials for its patented PIM process. more

Nov 27, 2013 5:07 PM Materials

Automatic sorting systems designed to boost the recycled content of plastic food packaging could be available within a few years, claims resource recovery specialist, Axion Consulting. more

Oct 1, 2013 11:14 AM Environment

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