Plastics Information Europe surveyed more than 200 participants from the plastics industry on business performance, outlooks, and concerns Read more

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Aimed at local authorities and business working in the recycling and reprocessing sector, the report provides an update on key developments over the past few years and highlights challenges and opportunities into the next decade Read more

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The dedication to designing a product for self-examination and early identification of breast cancer symptoms saw Daniella Kaligorsky win the top prize at this year’s student Design in Plastics Awards. Read more

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Head of the UK’s biggest automotive industry association says ‘No Deal’ is not an option for an industry that stands to lose £50k every minute as a result of hard Brexit border delays. Read more

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The competition, for which Covestro is the headline sponsor, and the longest running student plastics design competition of its type, is held every year to encourage university students to come up with brand new products made primarily from plastics Read more

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Packaging Innovation is celebrating a record breaking year with over 6,922 visitors, attending the exhibition at the Birmingham’s NEC. Read more

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The four-way collaboration project seeks to provide a solution to single use plastic waste in the UK. Read more

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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

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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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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




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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