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The companies, both founding member of the UK Plastics Pact, have agreed an initial five-year contract for recycled plastic from the plant, which is powered by non-recyclable waste through Viridor’s new £252 million Avonmouth Energy Recovery Facility Read more

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The headline fall in output volumes was driven largely by the motor vehicles, metal product, and metal manufacture sub-sectors Read more

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The bioplastic MarinaTex is made of organic fish waste ordinarily destined for landfill or incineration and locally sourced red algae. Read more

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MORE is designed to monitor and register the industry’s efforts to reach the EU target of ten million tonnes of recycled polymers being used annually between 2025 and 2030 Read more

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Make UK has called on the main political parties to demonstrate to the electorate that they have real vision and ambition for the UK economy in the next parliament, and the policies to back it up in a post-Brexit world Read more

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The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS PMI rose to 49.6 in October, up for the second successive month but remaining below the neutral 50.0 mark separating expansion from contraction Read more

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The report provides an unprecedented level of transparency on how almost 200 businesses and government are reshaping the plastics system Read more

Environment

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Tesco has announced it will remove one billion pieces of plastic from products by the end of 2020. Read more

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This marks Alpek’s first acquisition outside of the Americas as the company continues to grow its integrated polyester platform Read more

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The Government’s landmark Environment Bill to tackle the biggest environmental priorities of our time has moved a step closer to becoming law. Read more

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The main products affected by the transfer are ALBIS brands ALTECH and ALCOM, and the production of these products will be transferred to the Groups three manufacturing site in Hamburg, Zülpich, and Obernburg Read more

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The 40-day trial will access the viability of Polytag, a recycling technology platform that seeks to facilitate the move for brands to a more circular packaging waste economy Read more

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Loop is an innovative new way to shop that is designed to transform the world’s reliance on single-use plastic by closing the loop on waste and creating a circular economy Read more

Environment

The leading global trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry has given a clear signal for responsible handling of plastics Read more

K 2019

Aimed at local authorities and business working in the recycling and reprocessing sector, the report provides an update on key developments over the past few years and highlights challenges and opportunities into the next decade Read more

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Our team onsite at K 2019 bring you the latest from the show floor - here's the machinery highlights in video form. Read more

K 2019

Businesses have already had to make a costly U-turn in the run up to March 29th, when stockpiling activities reached the highest level ever recorded in the G7 Read more

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Arburg is premiering a new compact injection moulding machine that allows customers to fully configure and order online. Read more

K 2019

The CEO of Messe Düsseldorf says that K 2019 will provide an indispensable meeting place for the plastics and rubber industries providing an “unparalleled range and diversity of developments, solutions and trends.” Read more

K 2019

Unilever has confirmed that by 2025 it will halve its use of virgin plastic, by reducing its absolute use of plastic packaging by more than 100,000 tonnes and accelerating its use of recycled plastic Read more

Environment