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British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Specifying the right plastic pipes for the future of UK infrastructure

With plastic pipes and infrastructure having expected lifespans of 100 years, Derek Muckle says that now is the time for action on product specifications and skills training to ensure pipefitters have the right knowledge for years to come. more

1 Jun 2018 15:07 Guest Blog

A new Vice President and Honorary Treasurer has been elected at the BPF Annual General Meeting. more

Industry News

The BPF is to hold an event next month that will arm companies with the tools needed to positively promote plastics. more

Events

The British Plastics Federation has outlined a new strategic document outlining a range of key proposals intended to drive innovation in the plastics sector and improve UK recycling rates. more

Environment

The BPF’s Marine Litter Platform held its third meeting on 20th April 2018, with the aim of finding solutions for marine litter. more

Industry News

WRAP has launched a “world-leading” initiative that will create a circular economy for plastics that tackles the causes of plastics waste and pollution and keeps it out of the environment. more

Environment

Model of Balance

Philip Law covers a busy month that will see a formidable UK delegation make inroads into the Chinese export market, further consultations for the future of UK recycling systems and the opening of entries for the world’s oldest plastics awards. more

25 Apr 2018 14:09 BPF Blog

The British Plastics Federation, the peak body for the plastics trade in the UK, has released a statement welcoming the funding pledge to help Commonwealth nations research marine plastics prevention. more

Industry News

Rotomoulding

A selection of rotomoulded products (Image: ARMO)

Interest in an upcoming seminar dedicated to the rotational moulding industry has increased as the event draws nearer. more

Events

RECOUP has announced it will hold its Plastics Recycling Conference on 27th September 2018, to discuss plastic resources and recycling. more

Industry News

Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced Councils will have the power to almost double on-the-spot fines for litter louts. more

Industry News

The trade body for the British plastics industry, the BPF, has cautiously backed the consultation on a Deposit Return Scheme with plastic containers for England. more

Environment

BPF Marine Litter

Delegates at the follow-up event

A follow-up event dedicated to progressing the pledges made by stakeholders at a marine litter prevention conference has concluded positively. more

Environment

Rotomoulding: Shared knowledge for a stronger industry

Dr. Sara Cammarano, Industrial Issues Executive for the Rotational Moulding Group at the BPF, explains how its latest Health and Safety guidance will be available to benefit the whole industry when launched, knowledge sharing for a stronger sector. more

20 Mar 2018 15:57 BPF Blog

Showing a fighting spirit

In his exclusive column, Philip Law, Director-General of the British Plastics Federation, updates readers on the industry’s progress on a new initiative to address waste plastics as well as why a fighting spirit will be needed in the months ahead. more

20 Mar 2018 12:01 BPF Blog

The British Plastics Federation has launched its second Brexit seminar to provide key updates and insights. more

Industry News

The British Plastic Federation's recycling committee is the latest body to lend its voice to the chorus of questions over PRN misreporting. more

Environment

The Horners Bottlemakers Award recognising achievement in polymer-based packaging and bottles is now accepting entries. more

Industry News

The Worshipful Company of Horners and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) are now accepting entries to The Horners Award for Plastics Innovation and Design. more

Industry News

13 British plastics forms joined the throng at PlastIndia in Ahmedabad, taken as a block by the British Plastics Federation. more

Industry News