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Environment Secretary launches long-awaited blueprint that will see overhaul of ERP system, DRS implementation and consistency in household collections. Read more

Environment

In an initiative to address plastic waste, RECOUP and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have launched new guidance to help packaging designers create easy-to-recycle plastic packaging. Read more

Environment

Design Fair

Examples of two of the designs showcasing plastic as the 'Material of the Year' for 2018

An annual fair focusing on design is to showcase plastic as the ‘Material of the Year’ for 2018. Read more

Industry News

DIP

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The winner of the student Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition will be unveiled on July 6, after judges confirmed they have chosen an overall champion. Read more

Events

Biomaster has partnered the manufacturers of a new alternative to radiator covers to enable them to open their market to the healthcare and medical sector. Read more

Industry News

Self-venting bag maker RKW has developed a customisable bag design application available through its internet service. Read more

Industry News

High-performance insulation material has huge potential for architects and designers. Read more

Industry News

Manchester based recycling experts Axion have set up a life cycle packaging 'Design for Recycling' service, for all stakeholders in the packaging supply chain. Read more

Industry News

Packaging machinery and solutions supplier, Sidel, has worked with the Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) to overhaul the bottle design of one of its best-selling soft drinks. Read more

Industry News

Water way to whet the whistle: A new design of water bottle from a London design firm has broken its seed funding target with a material contribution from Eastman Tritan. Read more

Industry News

Ellen Britton, a student of design at Glasgow School of Art, has won the final of the Company of Horner’s Design Innovation in Plastics Awards. Read more

Industry News

DuPont Collaboration with Industrial Designer Frederic Rätsch

Nicola Tree

A designer at the Royal College of Art, Frederic Rätsch, has made a chair with the comfort of upholstery, from DuPont plastics. Read more

Materials

Shoe story: Tecni-Form moulding technique completes iPad device rollout to Clarks’ shoe stores. Read more

Industry News

Pentagon Plastics continues support for South Bank product design students by presenting final year awards. Read more

Industry News

Eco-design has been discussed at the Eco-Design Forum in Düsseldorf, during the Interpack trade fair. Read more

Environment

New York designers have turned to DuPont’s Corian for a quality aesthetic in exhibits at NYCxDesign. Read more

Materials

The Concurrent Design Group (CDG), based in Alton, Hants, has been announced as the sole UK partner for the Cimatron range of mould and die design software. Read more

Industry News

Jade Goto, an award winning garden designer, has launched a new Perspex product to hang ‘Airplants’ in vertical gardens. Read more

Materials

Perspex

Perspex

The use of perspex acrylic has provided an astronomical improvement of the National Space Centre’s signage. Read more

Materials

For some, Pantone’s announcement this week that its 2017 colour palette aims to symbolise “new beginnings” will be more poignant than for others. Read more

Materials