BPF’s Recycling Chairman: Look deeper than data to avoid further damage

As the opportunities to export plastics waste lessen, and the UK’s ‘true’ recycling figures become increasingly under scrutiny, Roger Baynham says that “misleading and unjustifiable” reporting will only add to the challenges facing the industry. more

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INEOS Styrolution announces agreement to acquire two polystyrene production sites in China from Total. more

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TOMRA publish e-book to help recycling operations meet China’s new National Sword standard. more

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The Chinese manufacturing division of Engel, Wintec, will be at the NPE2018 show in Florida with cost-effective machinery featuring high clamp forces. more

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As of May 2018, the company is expanding sales into selected American markets. more

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The Knowsley based masterbatch specialist Colloids has appointed a new manager to run its plant in Changsu, China. more

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Covestro's polycarbonate Makrolon has been developed into lens-quality grades for a Chinese sunglasses manufacturer. more

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Haitian saw its sales revenues rise 25.8 per cent over 2018 with intense global demand from China, the US and Germany for its injection moulding machinery. more


Colloids has won the Greater China Business Award 2018, chosen by the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) North West. more

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With levels of waste plastics rising in the UK as a result of China's National Sword scrap import policies, the debate is picking up over what to do with them. Landfilling, rather than incineration, might be the better option, writes Keith Freegard. more

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Addmaster UK has extended its global reach with the launch of a Chinese language website. more

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Head of the British Plastics Federation Recycling Group Ketih Freegard joined BBC News to shed light on the challenges stemming from China's scrap plastics ban. more

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Vanden Recycling has calculated that an estimated 350,000 tonnes of plastic will go unrecycled and with no alternative market in 2018 because of China’s import ban. more


November 24th 2017 is the deadline day to book at spot in the British plastics legation to Chinaplas. more


DuPont Teijin Films introduces flame retardant polyester film. more



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Pipes conferences from China to South Africa have attracted a strong showing of stakeholders in pipes. more

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With uses in cars, footwear and furniture, Covestro is enjoying increased demand for its PUD's. more


'Klear can' by Milacron shows fruit products in a tough and transparent container. more

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The recent decision by the Chinese authorities to ban scrap plastic has forced European firms 'back to reality, warns Plastic Recyclers Europe. more


Demand from growing Chinese and American plastics manufacturers is powering record sales results from Haitian. more