Get engaged

In the latest instalment of his exclusive column for BP&R, Philip Law urges plastics companies to engage with their local MPs, reflects on the potential of a double plastics tax and looks ahead to upcoming events. Read more

23 Oct 2019 15:45 BPF Blog

A Changing of the Guard

Philip Law looks at how it’s ‘all change’ for the Federation’s President, outlines its position on the government’s environment consultations and looks at the wider picture of economic developments overseas. Read more

18 Jun 2019 09:33 BPF Blog

Celebrating 10 years of pellet loss mitigation and contributing to the health of our oceans

Adela Putinelu, Sustainability Issues Executive at the British Plastics Federation, marks 10-years of Operation Clean Sweep, the international industry initiative to stop plastic pellet loss to the environment, with a special report. Read more

10 Jun 2019 10:53 BPF Blog

Life outside of the bubble

Philip Law outlines how the latest survey of its members reveals a cautiously robust approach, the successful hosting of a major UK plastics conference and the winners of the Polymer Apprentice of the Year’ award committed to a career in plastics. Read more

26 Apr 2019 09:27 BPF Blog

A Positive Cast of Mind

Philip Law, Director-General of the BPF, reflects on the recently published Government waste management consultations and outlines the suggestions the Association will be making in its responses. Read more

1 Mar 2019 09:00 BPF Blog

Have a litte hope

In the ongoing series of his exclusive column, the first instalment of 2019 sees Philip Law, reflect on the significance of a major new plastics waste alliance, discuss the ongoing Brexit saga and explain why hope is something we should all have. Read more

31 Jan 2019 16:59 BPF Blog 1 Comments

China: An overview of opportunities for UK plastics companies

Justyna Elliott of the BPF writes exclusively for BP&R on the opportunities China holds ahead of new DIT grants being announced at the end of November. Read more

28 Nov 2018 08:55 BPF Blog

Promises, Proposals and Practicalities

Philip Law reviews the promises, proposals and practicalities of the Chancellor’s Budget statement in relation to plastics and recycling, as well as highlighting upcoming events and a ‘golden’ former member of the BPF. Read more

22 Nov 2018 16:37 BPF Blog

Industry stands firm as countdown to Budget begins

As the industry anticipates the announcements expected from the Chancellor relating to addressing tackling plastics waste next week, Philip Law outlines the BPF's view on the right way forward for the good of the environment, country and industry. Read more

23 Oct 2018 13:56 BPF Blog

Autumn means more than just seasonal change for plastics industry

As the summer holidays draw to a close, Philip Law looks ahead to a busy few months over autumn as crucial decisions are made in government, important events take place and CCA deadlines loom. Read more

17 Sep 2018 10:43 BPF Blog

About this Blog

Philip Law is Public and Industrial Affairs Director at the British Plastics Federation. Every month, Philip provides insight and updates from the Federation in his column, 'News from the Front Line'.

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