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Circular Economy

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

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

SABIC is displaying new construction composites at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, with ideas for designing with durable carbon more

19 Jan 2017 10:09 Materials

Borealis says it is “committed to discovering and realising” the opportunities presented by the circular economy by committing to two industry initiatives. more

27 Dec 2016 14:00 Environment

The the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will take the theme of ‘Towards Circular Economy’ when it takes place in Berlin, Germany on May 10th and 11th 2017. more

1 Dec 2016 16:24 Events

PlasticsEurope has announced the creation of a new Plastics Packaging Circular Economy Group at K 2016 to contribute to Europe’s Resource Efficient Circular Economy ambition. more

23 Oct 2016 10:51 K 2016

Resource management company, Veolia, has become the latest partner to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s ‘New Plastics Economy’ initiative. more

22 Jun 2016 10:29 Environment

The annual RECOUP conference has become widely regarded as one which covers and debates key issues within the plastics recycling industry. The event attracts high level speakers addressing topics including legislation, targets and joined-up thinking. more

13 Jan 2016 10:23

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