A survey of consumers in the UK, Germany and Poland has found a lack of awareness amongst young people in the 18-24 age group. more

29 Nov 2017 12:26 Environment

The British Plastics Federation held a seminar series on November 9 to look at the use of plastics in new cars. more

10 Nov 2017 16:05 Industry News

A project to turn PCR into virgin grade polystyrene has won support from synthetic rubber company Trinseo. more

7 Nov 2017 17:01 Industry News

An anti-littering campaign will encourage high school students to earn 'Bincentives' for prizes. more

2 Nov 2017 11:43 Industry News

CFRTP composites for laptop covers by Covestro win PlasticsEurope award. more

17 Oct 2017 15:26 Industry News


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PlasticsEurope has joined with its commercial partners to 'reaffirm its commitment' to retaining resins and pellets in the manufacturing cycle. more

4 Oct 2017 11:27 Industry News

London student Cecily Ward amongst winners of PlasticsEurope debating competition. more

3 Oct 2017 15:45 Industry News

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The UK finals of the European Youth Debating Competition 2017 were held on July 17, with 50 students arguing about petrochemistry and plastics at Imperial College, London. more

19 Jul 2017 12:25 Industry News

European trade association, PlasticsEurope, has announced the launch of an industry-wide initiative to encourage the recycling of polystyrene. more

29 Jun 2017 14:23 Environment

Ferrari, the CEO of Versalis, replaces Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas, who has held the post since 2011. more

1 Jun 2017 15:03 Industry News

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PCEP advocates innovation with enhanced collection and sorting systems as key for closing the loop. more

9 May 2017 16:25 Industry News

A debating competition has opened for entries for European youth to focus on the impact of plastics in the digital economy. more

28 Apr 2017 09:49 Industry News

Major companies in the flexible packaging supply chain have set up an advocacy organisation. more

27 Apr 2017 10:47 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and PlasticsEurope are collaborating with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) on a new project for schools aiming to highlight the importance of responsible litter disposal. more

11 Apr 2017 10:08 Environment

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted for an increase to the proposed recycling targets outlined in the EU’s Circular Economy Package to 70 percent. more

15 Mar 2017 10:25 Environment



A forum set up by the BPF and PlasticsEurope has approved the details of the latest ‘Recyclability by Design’ report by RECOUP. more

2 Feb 2017 15:43 Industry News

Borealis says it is “committed to discovering and realising” the opportunities presented by the circular economy by committing to two industry initiatives. more

27 Dec 2016 14:00 Environment

Seven new plastics industry associations from across the globe have pledged their commitment to the fight against marine litter in 2016. more

21 Dec 2016 09:00

An educational ‘toolkit’ for school age children filled with polymer science experiments has been launched as an English language version at K 2016, ready for use in UK classrooms. more

26 Oct 2016 10:49 K 2016

PlasticsEurope has announced the creation of a new Plastics Packaging Circular Economy Group at K 2016 to contribute to Europe’s Resource Efficient Circular Economy ambition. more

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