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Borealis’ Everminds ambition moves industry one step closer to plastics circularity thanks to new recycling technology and improved recyclate Read more

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In year one, the UK’s biggest multi-polymer plant will produce 60 KTPA of recycled plastic a year from 81 KTPA feedstock, which will rise to 89 KTPA in year three, producing 63 KTPA of recycled material Read more

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The ‘Gas Tower’ dance arena in the Shangri-La area of the festival will be created using waste collected in Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset Read more

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Ecover launches limited-edition Ocean Bottle made from 50 per cent plastic waste collected from the ocean waterways and shores of Rio. Read more

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The chair of the British Plastics Federation recycling group has praised Sky News' work in exposing the offshoring of household recycling to Hong Kong and Poland. Read more

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The UK arm of Vanden Recycling has built a shredding line specifically for big bulky plastic boxes and drums. Read more

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Tests run by Plastic Recyclers Europe, based in Brussels, has found that Southern European waste streams have a proliferation of degradable plastic. Read more

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Plastic recyclers are hit by widespread adulteration of weighbridge records, suggests Vanden recycling, which has seen a correlation in new clients boosting their recycling revenue. Read more

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Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams. Read more

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The RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference will be held at the Kingsgate Conference Centre in Peterborough on 28th September. Read more

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The On Pack Recycling Label scheme has broadened the scope for recyclable materials picked up by kerbside collections. Read more

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The UK’s first mixed plastics-to-extrusion HDPE and PP recycling plant is providing new market opportunities for the sale of recycled material, as well as new jobs and enhanced relations with local authorities. Read more

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​The CEO of a the UK’s biggest plastic milk bottle recycler, which last week announced it faced administration, has thanked the supply chain for its “overwhelming support” since the announcement was made. Read more

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A new, Government-backed national plastics recycling campaign has been launched that aims to increase the collection of plastic packaging for recycling. Read more

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A new 50 cubic meter plastic regrind blender has been installed at the Binbrook processing plant of CKN holdings. Read more

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Lord de Mauley announced that Defra would be adding its support and financial backing a new plastics recycling initiative launched by Recoup at the organisation's annual conference in Peterborough. Read more

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