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Waitrose will now only supply hot drinks to customers in reusable cups

Waitrose, KPMG and the Vice President of the European Commission in Brussels have all announced their intentions to reduce their use of plastics this week. more

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Julie Girling MEP has sounded a warning over calls for the elimination or banning of plastics following the heightened awareness of environmental and recycling issues. more

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After the 2016 recycling statistics were released by Defra last week, the environmental consultancy Eunomia has countered the figures with its own estimates that recovered materials are bulked by a third. more

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After the EU pushed for a completely circular plastics industry by 2030, Vanden has welcomed Brussel's plastic proposals. more

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The European Commission has unveiled a long-term strategy for legislation on the plastics industry, pledging to fund innovation but ban 'single-use' packaging and micropalstics. more

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Plastic waste ‘one of the great environmental scourges of our time’, says Theresa May in environmetla pledge to crack down on landfilled PCR. more

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After a year and half of negotiations since the UK Brexit referendum, the British Plastics Federation and European Plastics Converters Association have updated their position paper for the new year. more

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Borealis, based in Austria, has received recognition for its product advances in cables insulation for European Commission plans to link the continental power network. more

Materials

A protective waterproof membrane from Trelleborg will protect essential components in a large renewable energy scheme. more

Environment

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Covestro is working with steel giant ArcelorMittal to recycle carbon dioxide exhaust into the plastic production process. more

Materials

London student Cecily Ward amongst winners of PlasticsEurope debating competition. more

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Proposals from the EU to improve degradability of agricultural films have met a sharp riposte from Plastic Recyclers Europe. more

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A project to develop a black pigment that is Near-Infrared compatible has won £1.29million for Sweden’s Polykemi and Britain’s Luxus. more

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Cooling system supplier ICS Cool Energy says manufacturers will make long term savings by getting equipment in line with 2018 energy legislation early. more

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Terry Scuoler: Firms facing Brexit ‘tipping point’ unless Government provides clarity on strategy. more

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‘Towards Circular Economy’ was the focus of the 2017 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, which took place in Berlin last week. more

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A debating competition has opened for entries for European youth to focus on the impact of plastics in the digital economy. more

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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

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The European Plastics Distributors Association has acclaimed container manufacturers’ successful compliance with EU food safety regulations. more

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European Plastics Converters have encouraged EU plans to reduce plastics waste and boost recycling outlined in ‘Roadmap on the Strategy for Plastics’. more

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