Plastic bottles

The Queen has banned plastic from the Royal estates in a bid to tackle waste. more

13 Feb 2018 12:17 Industry News

Liquid hand soap pumped direct to a PET container could reduce the carbon footprint and complexities of blow moulding, suggests Amcor. more

12 Feb 2018 10:32 Machinery

A new breakthrough de-icer from Tetrosyl is being packed in custom-designed bottles produced by RPC Promens Industrial Plenmeller. more

2 Feb 2018 15:11 Materials

Synvina is a joint venture to make furandicarboxylic acid for a polymer base in containers, the program will now move to building a dedicated plant in Antwerp. more

29 Jan 2018 10:24 Materials

A secure flip bottle cap has been launched by RPC Massmould for Highland Spring bottled water. more

26 Jan 2018 11:56 Home

The British Plastics Federation, the trade body for UK plastics, has heavily criticised the reliability of bottle waste statistics presented to Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee. more

4 Jan 2018 10:08 Environment

Bell Packaging has launched a clear tube of rigid film from seventy per cent recycled PET. more

3 Jan 2018 14:13 Materials

Packaging machinery and solutions supplier, Sidel, has worked with the Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) to overhaul the bottle design of one of its best-selling soft drinks. more

27 Dec 2017 11:00 Industry News

Recyclable bottles should be subject to the Deposit Return Scheme widely used in European countries, and entering Scotland next year, says the Environmental Audit Committee at the House of Commons. more

22 Dec 2017 10:11 Industry News

Recyclability research has boosted a revision of guidelines from Plastic Recyclers Europe. more

20 Dec 2017 14:10 Industry News

Water way to whet the whistle: A new design of water bottle from a London design firm has broken its seed funding target with a material contribution from Eastman Tritan. more

20 Dec 2017 11:48 Industry News

Data from the PET bottle haul in 2016 has shown a significant overall increase in recycled bottles from two years ago, with a strong increase in share from the UK and Spain. more

19 Dec 2017 11:42 Industry News

A flip sports cap closure by RPC sticks at 180 degrees when open, and retains the tamper proof seal preventing waste. more

23 Oct 2017 11:18 Industry News

Proctor and Gamble hopes its consumers will pay more attention to plastic in the oceans, with a series of washing-up liquid bottles made from a tenth ocean plastic. more

6 Oct 2017 10:39 Industry News

Utilities manager Veolia has opened a HDPE sorting site on the Thames estuary, specialising in vacuum extrusion from milk bottles. more

20 Sep 2017 14:57 Industry News

Raepak has completed a development project to make a cap to dose for all viscosities. more

13 Sep 2017 12:07 Industry News

A hybrid syrup bottle and cocktail mixer will provide mixologists a taste of Harry's Bar at home after RPC brought its expertise to sealing the cap. more

12 Sep 2017 11:04 Industry News

A barrier polyester representing a joint-project between Solvay and Husky will debut at Drinktec, in Munich this week. more

11 Sep 2017 14:50 Materials

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RECOUP and Nestlé used bottles brought to Buxton’s spring fair to transform into benches for a park in the Derbyshire peak town. more

9 Aug 2017 09:59 Industry News

RPC has launched a high clarity range of squeezy bottles, from 300ml to 920ml, for sauces packaging. more

7 Aug 2017 11:12 Materials