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Black Plastic

The research, published in The Journal for Carbon Research, focused on black plastics, and removing the carbon to construct nanotube molecules from the bottom up using the carbon atoms Read more

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Evolve by Faerch is made from an average of 85 per cent recycled PET post-consumer content, uniquely utilising mixed coloured PET as attractive food packaging Read more

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A new published report has provided the latest position and the progress which has been made since the forum was set up at the end of 2017 Read more

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Colour Tone Masterbatch, based in Caerphilly, has developed a colouring package which means manufacturers can colour their products however they want, while still retaining its detectability when it comes to being sorted after use Read more

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The trays, called Fresh, are suitable for both microwave and regular ovens, and can also be recycled and home composted Read more

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The new detectable bottles will be phased in during 2019 and will allow Unilever to further close the loop and include the recycled black plastic back in new packaging Read more

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The new product family contains 80 per cent post-consumer recycled mixed-colour PET, is NIR detectable by the UK’s existing recycling infrastructure, and possesses the proven benefits of CPET Read more

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The new Detecta by Quinn range of black PET trays address long standing recyclability issues, and could provide the first possibility of a circular economy for black plastic packaging Read more

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The company is now over halfway to hitting its target to remove black plastic from all own-brand products by the end of 2019 Read more

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