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A sector specialist at WRAP has said that despite the challenges facing the plastics recycling industry, there is “greater opportunities” to be exploited. more

20 Nov 2017 15:50 Events

In response to the proposal made by the Government to tax certain plastics packaging products, the British Plastics Federation has said it feels this is not "the best course of action." more

20 Nov 2017 10:04 Environment

Two years since Ettlinger signed a deal with Motan Colortronic for the sale of its melt filters in the UK and Ireland the products are being well received. more

17 Nov 2017 14:41 Machinery

Recycling challenges can make packaging projects difficult - RECOUP has released case studies on materials use for sustainability. more

10 Nov 2017 14:19 Industry News

Consumer and producer responsibility, increasing quality and quantity of collected material, creating demand through recycled content and innovative thinking were all part of the discussion for the delegates at the RECOUP annual conference. more

31 Oct 2017 09:40 Environment

Vanden Recycling has started a new round of investment at its Cambridgeshire facilities. more

19 Oct 2017 10:03 Industry News

US extraterrestrial additive manufacturers Made in Space have joined Braskem to use recycled plastic on the International Space Station. more

18 Oct 2017 15:25 Materials

Garden centre waste is targeted by Vanden recycling, aiming to make a completely closed loop for packaging of new plants. more

11 Oct 2017 14:10 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

Regain Polymers, rescued from administration last year, has been sold to French firm Imerys. more

8 Sep 2017 15:18 Industry News

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is to hold a webinar dedicated to plastics and the circular economy. more

29 Aug 2017 14:42 Webinars

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The Recycling Association is hoping the government will lean on China to review the scrap recyclate ban, announced last month. more

10 Aug 2017 10:15 Industry News

Coca Cola is encouraging consumers to fall in love with recycling with a new, stop-motion television advert made entirely from recycled packaging. more

31 Jul 2017 14:14 Environment

The UK will ban the use of plastic microbeads from personal care products from next year, the Environment Secretary has confirmed. more

28 Jul 2017 13:55 Environment

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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. more

27 Jul 2017 12:19 Industry News

RECOUP, the British Plastics Federation and VEKA Recycling hosted the South Korea Plastic Production and Recycling Federation on a tour of Britain’s recycling facilities. more

25 Jul 2017 11:55 Industry News

The Manchester plastic recycling firm Axion Polymers has completed a 2017 Axpoly Carbon Footprint Analysis, which reveals a carbon saving of 82.5 per cent for recycled high-impact polystyrenes and 73 per cent for recycled polypropylenes. more

24 Jul 2017 09:56 Materials

The trial by the Chinese Government to restrict imports of scrap plastics has been permanently extended, leaving a looming mountain of low quality scrap for Europe’s recyclers. more

19 Jul 2017 15:57 Materials

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

Coca-Cola European Partners has unveiled a new sustainable packaging strategy for Great Britain, which sees it aim to double the amount of recycled plastic in all of its bottles to 50 percent by 2020. more

12 Jul 2017 09:00 Environment

Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Recycling point for Ceredigion Council

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The Welsh Government has released its recycling figures for the last year, highlighting Wales' recycling success as a devolved UK nation. more

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