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New report focuses on the risks posed by plastic pollution, climate change, and deep-sea mining Read more

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Production at Glemsford, which currently makes products including baby bottles, will transfer to Drachten in the Netherlands next year. Read more

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Alliance to End Plastic Waste commits over $1billion (approximately £778 million) to help end plastic waste. Read more

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The investment will be the biggest ever made by INEOS and will be the first cracker to be built in Europe in 20 years Read more

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The recycled contact lenses, blister and foil packaging will be turned into new products such as outdoor furniture and plastic lumber. Read more

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The President of the BPF Brexit Taskforce has said “the industry will remain positive” despite major concerns Read more

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The technology involves using marine microorganisms to produce bioplastic polymers Read more

Materials

Industry slams pre-Christmas pantomime in Parliament and warns ‘no deal’ is not an option. Read more

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Recycling Technologies and Swindon Borough Council to examine building England’s first advanced plastics recycling facility. Read more

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Frozen supermarket chain, Iceland, has reported that its trial in-store deposit return system has proved popular with customers and provided valuable insights into behaviour. Read more

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The UK manufacturing sector has seen modest improvements in overall activity as businesses stockpile materials and goods ahead of possible Brexit-related supply chain disruptions. Read more

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Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded a £1million grant by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to work on a project that will re-think plastics waste. Read more

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Recycling Technologies

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UK Government is allocating funding to Tay Cities to invest up to £5.2m in an advanced plastic reprocessing facility. Read more

Environment

Environment Secretary launches long-awaited blueprint that will see overhaul of ERP system, DRS implementation and consistency in household collections. Read more

Environment

The partnership is to increase investment in UK recycling infrastructure and sector innovation. Read more

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New report profiles Recycling Technologies as among Britain’s most promising scale-up businesses based on its increase in company valuation. Read more

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Research conducted shows the waste and resource sector is projected to save over 200 million tonnes of carbon emissions between the years 2023 – 2032. Read more

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SABIC

The two companies announce an agreement for the supply of recycled plastic feedstock to support SABIC’s petrochemical operations in Europe. Read more

Environment

In an initiative to address plastic waste, RECOUP and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have launched new guidance to help packaging designers create easy-to-recycle plastic packaging. Read more

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New materials production centre opened by royal representatives has the capability to see the UK become “a world leader” in lightweight materials technology, says McLaren CEO. Read more

Materials