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Six finalists have been chosen in this year’s student plastics competition, which focuses on making gardening easier as its theme for 2018. more

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Philip Law covers a busy month that will see a formidable UK delegation make inroads into the Chinese export market, further consultations for the future of UK recycling systems and the opening of entries for the world’s oldest plastics awards. more

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ICS Cool Energy launches definitive guide to cutting costs for industrial end-users. more

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Environmental goals P&G set itself have been met, and the international consumer products company has announced new targets for 2030. more

Environment

As 52 leaders of the Commonwealth nations gather for the Heads of Government meeting in London this week, the British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the creation of a fund to tackle marine plastics. more

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A recent study by The Danish Environmental Protection Agency proves plastic to be the material with the overall lowest impact to the environment. more

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The British Plastic Federation's recycling committee is the latest body to lend its voice to the chorus of questions over PRN misreporting. more

Environment

January’s brew-haha over a charge on takeaway coffee cups has come to naught after the Government responded with a focus on ‘voluntary commitments’ to reduce container waste. more

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German PVC company Vinnolit can claim a gold standard for CSR after accreditation from EcoVadis. more

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Scotland plans to ban plastic straws by the end of 2019 in a bid to tackle marine pollution. more

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SodaStream has cut the price of its sparkling water maker in a bid to urge Brits to cut their plastic waste. more

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Cranswick has launched a campaign to become the first British food manufacturer to cut out avoidable plastic waste by 2025. more

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Confidential documents reveal the government is opposing new recycling targets across the EU despite its recent plastic pledge. more

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The British Plastics Federation has worked with the Environment Agency to set up a way to anonymously report waste crimes. more

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Charity renews appeal for plastic charge through new campaign after Theresa May fails to deliver concrete actions in 25-year plan. more

Environment

The Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS and its partners have been conducting a research project in a bid to replace microplastics found in cosmetic products more

Materials

The Government is considering extending its 5p levy on single-use plastic bags to include all retailers. more

Environment

The British government has banned microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products. more

Environment

Café owners have espresso’d concern the 25p charge on cups could macchiato-nother barrier to business. And campaigners may say it is ‘too little, too latte’. more

Industry News

The British Plastics Federation, the trade body for UK plastics, has heavily criticised the reliability of bottle waste statistics presented to Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee. more

Environment

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The Welsh Government has released its recycling figures for the last year, highlighting Wales' recycling success as a devolved UK nation. more

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