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Operation Clean Sweep (OCS)

Celebrating 10 years of pellet loss mitigation and contributing to the health of our oceans

Adela Putinelu, Sustainability Issues Executive at the British Plastics Federation, marks 10-years of Operation Clean Sweep, the international industry initiative to stop plastic pellet loss to the environment, with a special report. Read more

10 Jun 2019 10:53 BPF Blog

The report provides an overview of the latest OCS developments in Europe and identifies further improvements to prevent pellet loss Read more

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Biesterfeld Plastic and its subsidiaries signed up to the initiative at the end of January Read more

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Operation Clean Sweep is an international programme supported by industry associations all over the world and is designed to prevent plastic pellet and powder loss into the environment Read more

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PD Ports has become UKs first port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea. Read more

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Imerplast UK are the 100th company to sign up to industry environmental initiative Operation Clean Sweep run by the BPF. Read more

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Repsol is carrying out multiple projects to improve its products’ end of life management. Read more

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

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PlasticsEurope has joined with its commercial partners to 'reaffirm its commitment' to retaining resins and pellets in the manufacturing cycle. Read more

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The World Plastics Council (WPC) has endorsed the recent plan to reduce marine litter made by the leaders of the G-7. Read more

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The China Plastics Processing Industry Association (CPPIA) has become the latest trade organisation to sign up to an industry-wide programme to prevent plastic pellets ending up in marine environments. Read more

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