Reclamation and Recycling

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



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Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams.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



The European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations (EPRO) is reflecting on successes and challenges after it reached its 20-year anniversary. more

11 Jul 2017 16:58 Industry News

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A consultancy service has been set up by Axion and Stopford Energy and Environment to help manufacturers with landfilled by-products add value to the process. more

11 Jul 2017 12:30 Materials

The World Plastics Council (WPC) says it welcomes the Marine Litter Action Plan released today (Jul 10) by the G20 and commends states for their commitment to substantially reduce marine litter and its impacts by 2025. more

10 Jul 2017 15:14 Environment

Scheme to recover medical waste PVC wins award for BPF and Axion Consulting. more

5 Jul 2017 14:08 Industry News

Vanden Recycling has opened a new plastic processing facility in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. more

4 Jul 2017 12:12 Industry News


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Reclamation experts Axion Consulting have successfully turned retail gift cards into new PVC applications. more

3 Jul 2017 16:19 Materials

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

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Luxus, a recycling specialist in Lincolshire, drives forklift eco plan with Doosan trucks from Windsor Materials Handling. more

20 Jun 2017 16:56 Machinery 1 Comments

An innovative new, multi-layer film with integral sealing capabilities that enables current polythene-lined packaging trays to be more easily recycled has been developed by UK-based Coveris. more

14 Jun 2017 12:12 Materials

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