Plastic Recycling

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. more

29 Jan 2018 12:27 Industry News

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

4 Oct 2017 09:34 Industry News

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

18 Sep 2017 10:47 Materials 1 Comments



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. more

27 Jul 2017 12:19 Industry News

Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams.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

17 Jul 2017 14:09 Materials

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

30 May 2017 14:28 Events

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

9 Feb 2017 11:33 Environment

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. more

12 Jul 2016 12:10 Environment

​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. more

1 Apr 2015 13:45 Environment

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

9 Sep 2014 13:51 Environment

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

8 May 2014 11:49 Machinery

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. more

30 Sep 2013 09:47 Environment