The keynote speaker for next year’s PVC conference in Brighton has been revealed as a specialist in the cradle-to-cradle sustainability concept. more

Jul 29, 2016 9:29 AM Events

Resource management company, Veolia, has become the latest partner to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s ‘New Plastics Economy’ initiative. more

Jun 22, 2016 10:29 AM Environment

A proposed ASTM International standard will help measure the thickness of plastic film. more

May 16, 2016 11:42 AM Industry News

DuPont’s Director of Sustainable Growth has received a Woman in Sustainability Leadership Award for her work with the organisation more

Nov 26, 2015 4:18 PM Industry News

Avery Dennison has launched two new bio-based polyethylene label films that it says allow converters to produce more sustainable packaging. more

Nov 3, 2015 9:39 AM Materials

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

VinylPlus: moving the PVC industry towards a low-carbon circular economy

Here, Dr Brigitte Dero, VinylPlus General Manager, looks at PVC's role in a sustainable future; highlighting the importance of upcoming international events, the achievements made so far and what is yet to come. more

Jun 12, 2015 10:47 AM Guest Blog

Duo UK has launched a dedicated green initiative designed to enable its customers to achieve their environmental goals through environmentally low impact packaging solutions. more

May 1, 2015 2:39 PM Industry News

The key to increasing rates of recycling and recovery of plastics, as well as the creation of jobs in Europe is to better implement existing waste legislation, according to the President of PlasticsEurope Italia. more

May 1, 2015 12:24 PM Environment

During its annual sustainability forum, VinylPlus revealed 481,000 tonnes of PVC waste were recycled in 2014, keeping it on track to meet its 2020 targets. more

May 1, 2015 11:51 AM Environment

The EU-based plastics and rubber machinery association, VDMA, has brought the issue of sustainability to the fore during NPE through its partnership with the tradeshow’s organiser, SPI, to achieve its goals of standardisation and collaboration. more

Mar 24, 2015 7:13 PM NPE 2015

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

BASF is using Chinaplas 2014 to show plastics solutions it says will “help Asia Pacific innovate for sustainability.” more

Apr 17, 2014 11:23 AM Materials

An environmentally friendly paint container manufactured in the UK has been chosen by one of Ireland’s leading paint manufactures for its latest range of acrylic paints. more

Nov 7, 2012 12:04 PM

Nampak Plastics, a UK manufacturer of HDPE milk bottles, has announced it has achieved a key goal of ‘zero waste to landfill’ following a company-wide drive to enhance sustainability through recycling and waste management. more

Nov 1, 2012 3:30 PM

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