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

21 Feb 2018 16:56 Industry News

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

13 Feb 2018 16:24 Industry News

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

25 Jan 2018 15:12 Environment

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

25 Jan 2018 10:31 Environment


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

24 Jan 2018 14:40 Industry News

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

22 Jan 2018 11:44 Industry News


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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

17 Jan 2018 16:10 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

11 Jan 2018 10:38 Materials

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

10 Jan 2018 09:29 Environment

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

9 Jan 2018 14:52 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

5 Jan 2018 09:32 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

4 Jan 2018 10:08 Environment

Development of environmentally sustainable business has helped RPC bpi to award recognition at the Houses of Parliament. more

3 Jan 2018 16:57 Environment

A rubber seals and gaskets manufacturer says it has “significantly cut” its energy consumption and overall carbon emissions after installing LED lights at its production facility more

20 Nov 2017 16:01 Environment

A sector specialist at WRAP has said that despite the challenges facing the plastics recycling industry, there is “greater opportunities” to be exploited. more

20 Nov 2017 15:50 Events

In response to the proposal made by the Government to tax certain plastics packaging products, the British Plastics Federation has said it feels this is not "the best course of action." more

20 Nov 2017 10:04 Environment

Plastic parts maker BNL, based in Nidderdale, Yorkshire, has joined the British Plastics Federations Operation Clean Sweep. more

30 Oct 2017 12:10 Environment

JD Wetherspoon has announced it will stop using plastic straws in all of its 900 UK outlets from January 2018. more

30 Sep 2017 09:00 Industry News



Bunting Magnetics is celebrating certification in two new ISO standard for magnets manufacturing and environmental protection. more

20 Jul 2017 12:10 Industry News

The On Pack Recycling Label scheme has broadened the scope for recyclable materials picked up by kerbside collections. more

9 Feb 2017 11:33 Environment

Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Recycling point for Ceredigion Council

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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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