The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and the Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) have announced their intention to create a new business group aimed at the plastics and flexible packaging industries in the UK. more

30 Oct 2015 11:29 Industry News

Following the launch of the Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (PIRAP) by Plastics 2020 and WRAP yesterday (16/06/15), the Resource Management Minister, Rory Stewart, has given his personal support to the plan. more

17 Jun 2015 13:59 Environment

Plastics 2020 (namely BPF, PAFA and PlasticsEurope) and WRAP have launched a new action plan to improve and strengthen the UK’s plastics recycling sector. more

17 Jun 2015 12:23 Environment

Three leading plastics industry trade associations have pledged their endorsement for a new campaign, which aims to tackle littering by changing public perceptions. more

4 Jun 2015 14:56 Industry News

Four of the largest national plastics packaging organisations in Europe have made a united call for investment in European polymer production facilities and the “urgent restoration” of normal material supply levels. more

22 Apr 2015 10:22 Industry News

The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA), has issued an industry-wide warning that the prices of raw materials could see a “significant increase” and “extremely tight supply” in as little as two months. more

13 Apr 2015 12:41 Industry News

Educate, educate, educate

At a Parliamentary reception held last week, the message from PAFA, the BPF and the Plastics 2020 Challenge was educate, educate, educate when it comes to consumer knowledge of the benefits of plastics packaging and recycling. more

29 May 2014 15:06 Leanne Taylor's Blog

At a reception held in the House of Commons, the leader of the Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) said the plastics industry needed “help from Government” if it is to successfully form long-term goals to achieve the UK’s recycling targets. more

19 May 2014 17:47 Environment

PAFA has said that the Scottish Government’s recently released “Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment” on carrier bag charges is flawed as it fails to consider impact reductions achieved through voluntary means and the impact on jobs. more

13 Aug 2013 11:57 Industry News

Plastics at home and away

This month’s update from Philip Law looks at what the latest figures from PlasticsEurope and VinylPlus mean for the industry as well as how certain BPF members got their hands dirty in the name of clearing up Britain's beaches! more

21 May 2013 14:42 BPF Blog