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The Organisation also calls for a reduction in plastic pollution to benefit the environment and reduce human exposure Read more

Environment

The company’s ambition is to eliminate virtually all plastic in new products by the end of 2022 Read more

Environment

The next generation Tinuvin NOR shows BASF’s continued investment and commitment to developing Plasticulture, the use of plastic materials in agricultural applications Read more

Materials

Customers buying loose fruit and vegetables will either be able to bring their own bags or buy a reusable bag made from recycled materials Read more

Industry News

The ban will include exemptions to ensure that those with medical needs or a disability are able to continue to access plastic straws Read more

Environment

In 2015 alone, the life cycle of plastics, from extraction and distillation, through to transport and disposal, emitted equivalent to 1.8 billion tonnes of CO2 Read more

Environment

Budweiser, which was an official sponsor of the FIFA World Cup, created the pitch entirely out of plastic cups collected during the tournament Read more

Materials

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Wool and the Gang

In each 100g ball there are three whole plastic bottles. Read more

Materials

Design Fair

Examples of two of the designs showcasing plastic as the 'Material of the Year' for 2018

An annual fair focusing on design is to showcase plastic as the ‘Material of the Year’ for 2018. Read more

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Starbucks has announced it will test a 5p paper cup charge across all 950 stores in Britain, following a successful three-month trial in London. Read more

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McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland will complete transition to paper straws in 2019. Read more

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RPC bpi recycled products is sponsoring the Cardiff stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race. Read more

Industry News

Custom injection moulder Plastic-IT have enjoyed increased business to move to new facilities, shortening its turnaround time for parts. Read more

Industry News

Gumipod, the world's first plastic chewing gum packaging with an intergrated gum bin, is being launched by a London-based entrepreneur. Read more

Industry News

With the biggest US plastics show under a month away, the Plastics Industry Association has said it intends NPE2018 to be the greenest show ever. Read more

NPE 2018

The Norfolk Waste Partnership has partnered with the plastics recycling charity RECOUP to put recycled plastic on the catwalk. Read more

Industry News

CARBIOS announces milestone in the optimisation of its biorecycling process of PET based plastics. Read more

Industry News

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

Industry News