Circular Economy

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An event for the European Plastics Converting Industry will take place in Milan on the 24th-25th May 2018. more

16 Feb 2018 11:06 Industry News

Budget airline Ryanair has published an environmental plan to maintain its planes' plastic in the circular economy. more

1 Feb 2018 12:09 Industry News

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has presented plastics innovators with its Circular Design Challenge awards, supported by Prince Charles. more

24 Jan 2018 16:42 Industry News

The latest industrial trends survey from the Confederation of British Industry has found factory output to be rapidly accelerating - the main constraint will be lack of skilled staff in factories. more

23 Jan 2018 15:33 Industry News

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Solvay have partnered for a project on the chemical indsutry's circular economy ambitions. more

19 Jan 2018 15:57 Industry News

The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI report for October shows a slight increase in manufacturing output across the secondary sector. more

1 Nov 2017 16:20 Industry News

A table of the world's largest economies buy manufacturing output has placed the UK eighth, as its manufacturing sector grows to overtake France. more

18 Sep 2017 12:32 Industry News

A survey from the CBI has found sales and orders have continued along an upward trend for British manufacturers. more

22 Aug 2017 15:54 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation has released details from its latest Business Conditions Survey which shows 80 per cent of companies are confident turnover will increase this year. more

13 Jul 2017 16:35 Industry News

The manufacturing sector is acting as a buttress for the British economy, as the latest monthly snapshot from the CBI shows goods made in the UK are increasingly popular worldwide. more

22 Jun 2017 14:15 Industry News

For the third consecutive quarter, North American shipments of plastics machinery have declined in the first quarter, year on year. more

21 Jun 2017 14:26 Materials

‘Towards Circular Economy’ was the focus of the 2017 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, which took place in Berlin last week. more

19 May 2017 15:29 Industry News

The $2 million (£1.5 million) Innovation Prize invites entrants to come up with new ways to avoid plastics waste. more

18 May 2017 10:50 Industry News

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PCEP advocates innovation with enhanced collection and sorting systems as key for closing the loop. more

9 May 2017 16:25 Industry News

Chemical giant BASF has joined the foundation with focuses on ‘Circular Economy 100’ and ‘New Plastics Economy’ groups. more

5 May 2017 11:04 Industry News

Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

28 Apr 2017 15:42 Industry News

Recycling delegates questioned at the Recycling Association’s Quality First Recycling Conference raised the primary issue of substandard recyclate as its biggest threat. more

7 Apr 2017 10:16 Industry News

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted for an increase to the proposed recycling targets outlined in the EU’s Circular Economy Package to 70 percent. more

15 Mar 2017 10:25 Environment

Colin Church, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management, new head of Circular Economy Task Force. more

9 Mar 2017 16:00 Industry News

An initiative run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, encouraging producers to embrace the circular economy, has added RPC-bpi to its ranks. more

27 Jan 2017 10:19 Industry News