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Final year product designers at Central Saint Martins art school have joined with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and consultants Studio INTO to make plastics innovation their focus. more

27 Jun 2017 15:10 Industry News

No silver bullet for plastics recycling

Philip Law discusses why the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s newest initiative cannot be seen as a ‘silver bullet’ for the issues surrounding plastics recycling and why the industry should “keep calm and carry on” in a changeable political environment. more

5 Jun 2017 08:35 BPF Blog

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

1 Jun 2017 11:21 Environment

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

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

Plastics delegates have attended an event hosted by Procter & Gamble in Brussels to look at ways of using tracer technology in plastic sorting. more

6 Apr 2017 14:18 Industry News

Polystyrene fill

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IK and the EuPC have affirmed their support for the aims of the new report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, whilst raising concern over the suggested abandonment of polystyrene and gaps in global implementation. more

30 Jan 2017 16:11 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

Recycling Technologies has endorsed the strategic plan for increasing global plastic packaging recycling figures outlined in the New Plastics Economy: Catalysing Action report launched this week. more

18 Jan 2017 09:17 Environment

Global consumer goods manufacturer, Unilever, has made a commitment to ensure all its plastic packaging is 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. more

16 Jan 2017 10:06 Environment

Global sensor-based solutions provider, TOMRA, has signed up as a member of the New Plastics Economy, a three-year initiative working towards a global plastics system guided by the principles of the circular economy. more

10 Jan 2017 10:00 Environment

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

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

A funding prize of £500,000 has been awarded to support a new environmental initiative that aims to achieve a global standard for producing sustainable plastics. more

29 Jan 2016 14:39 Environment

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