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With just over a week to go until Packaging Innovations, our reporter Grace Nolan talked with James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio to see what we can expect from the exhibition. Read more

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Have a litte hope

In the ongoing series of his exclusive column, the first instalment of 2019 sees Philip Law, reflect on the significance of a major new plastics waste alliance, discuss the ongoing Brexit saga and explain why hope is something we should all have. Read more

31 Jan 2019 16:59 BPF Blog

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The FlipFlopi expedition

The Flipflopi Dhow was built with waste plastic and will sail 500kms from Kenya to Stone Town, Zanzibar to raise awareness about marine plastic pollution. Read more

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The UK manufacturing sector has seen modest improvements in overall activity as businesses stockpile materials and goods ahead of possible Brexit-related supply chain disruptions. Read more

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WFO

Waste Free Oceans (WFO) has built affordable houses/shelters made from mixed plastics for local refugee communities in Greece. Read more

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Everything you need to know at-a-glance about the Chancellor's new measures relating to reducing plastics waste announced in the Autumn 2018 budget. Read more

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Bernd Sparenberg and Söhnke Müller of materials compounder and distributor, ALBIS, share with BP&R the materials developments within its portfolio that can help solve modern day challenges for the automotive industry. Read more

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Trinseo

Trinseo has appointed Natalia Scherbakoff, Director of Technology and Innovation, Performance Plastics. Read more

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Small retailers say fruit and veg wrapped in plastic tops shopper blacklist. Read more

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RECOUP, plastics recycling charity and member-based organisation, says it will be challenging the delegates at their Plastics Recycling Conference. Read more

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Asda removes plastic wrapping from its swedes as part of its ongoing plastic reduction scheme. Read more

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Barton Fabrications

Barton Fabrications has seen an increasing demand for aluminium silos for storage of plastic raw materials. Read more

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New ASTM International standard helps classify rubberlike materials. Read more

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Philip Law has called for the reform of the current Packaging Recovery Note (PRN) system as a positive measure in reducing plastics waste. Read more

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Nordell continues expansion with a series of new appointments. Read more

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Plastic manufacturers visit school children for an inspirational talk. Read more

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A student from Brunel University wins top prize in the annual Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition with a cleverly designed shelf. Read more

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Plastics has lost a great champion for sustainability as Covestro has announced the sad and unexpected passing of its Chief Sustainability Officer Richard Northcote. Read more

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The new manufacturing plant will trade as Morocco Precision Moulding, forming part of the Fibrax Group of Companies. Read more

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Unique technology chemically recycles plastic waste into oil and valuable chemicals. Read more

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