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

Kent-based Recapture Plastics has installed a complete Metal Separation Module and Metal Separator from Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd to cleanse recycled plastic of metal contaminants. more

Jul 14, 2016 11:26 AM Machinery

The UK’s first mixed plastics-to-extrusion HDPE and PP recycling plant is providing new market opportunities for the sale of recycled material, as well as new jobs and enhanced relations with local authorities. more

Jul 12, 2016 12:10 PM Environment

The President of a recycling association says further investment is needed, as well as a realistic approach if the EU industry is to become more competitive and professional. more

Jun 22, 2016 9:00 AM Environment

An innovative method used to gauge opinion from plastics recyclers about how they intend to vote in Thursday’s EU referendum is also helping spread the message about the importance of recycling. more

Jun 21, 2016 12:26 PM Environment

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 manufacturer of Brother’s Cider has been recognised with an industry award for its involvement in a PET liner recycling programme, set up by Avery Dennison and PET UK. more

Jun 20, 2016 2:37 PM Environment

Jaume Escoriza has been appointed the new Business Development Manager at Luxus to help expand its UK and export business. more

Jun 7, 2016 10:54 AM Industry News

M&H plastics has developed a new shot glass that both replaces the original glass design and provides a safe and recyclable alternative for bars and clubs across Europe. more

Jun 6, 2016 9:07 AM Materials

EREMA, in collaboration with SIPA, held the global premier of a new recycling system that enables direct processing of PET flakes for food contact compliant inline preforms in a single processing step. more

Jun 2, 2016 4:56 PM Industry News

In the second report looking at market trends in the plastics industry ahead of K 2016 in October, experts at Messe Dusseldorf share insight on the development of plastics recycling across Europe. more

Jun 1, 2016 1:38 PM K 2016

An eco-residential community consisting of between 90 – 120 homes is being built in Panama – and it is made entirely out of plastic bottles. more

May 19, 2016 2:15 PM Environment

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

A take-back scheme for the recycling of non-infectious PVC medical items is now operational in seven hospitals across the UK. more

Apr 18, 2016 4:31 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

A creative installation designed to encourage people to think more about plastics recycling is being showcased in London this week. more

Jan 15, 2016 10:32 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

A government-funded project designed to help Scotland achieve high recycling rates is asking Christmas shoppers to embrace the scheme. more

Dec 23, 2015 9:00 AM Environment

Following the postponement of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in November after security concerns in the host city of Brussels, organisers have revealed the new date for the event. more

Dec 14, 2015 12:03 PM Events

Innovative research projects using novel and emerging technologies are attracting more talented students to careers in the recycling and resource recovery sectors, according to Axion Consulting. more

Nov 24, 2015 1:53 PM Industry News

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