Recycled Materials

A new premium thermoformed rPET container has been produced to protect and display Costa Coffee’s range of festive sandwiches. more

14 Dec 2017 10:11 Industry News

Total has said it is a step closer to its ‘circular economy’ ambitions after pilot and industrial tests of 20 per cent PCR with virgin polystyrenes. more

15 Jun 2017 09:46 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

Tesco, Hilton Food Group and Linpac team up to maximise recyclability potential of fresh food packaging more

13 Apr 2017 09:22 Industry News

A UK product manufactured from 100 percent recycled plastic has made the finals of a prestigious European competition. more

5 Jan 2017 16:38 Environment

A prototype boat that features a mono-hull constructed entirely from recyclable thermoplastic composites has been successfully launched on the ocean. more

4 Oct 2016 14:53 Materials

Resource management company, Veolia UK, has acquired manufacturing assets in East London that will enable it to unlock the complete supply chain for manufacturing plastic bottles from recycled material. more

13 Jul 2016 16:50 Environment

Today marks the commencement of the UEFA Euro 2016 football championship in France, with 24 teams competing to take home the glorious trophy. more

10 Jun 2016 11:25 Materials

Plastics packaging manufacturer, Faerch Plast, has announced that it has been granted a European patent for its MAPET II recyclable mono material for meat, poultry and fish. more

31 May 2016 16:01 Materials

Dresses made from recycled plastic bottle and fabrics have put sustainability in the spotlight at a high-profile event in New York. more

4 May 2016 11:16 Environment

Manchester-based reprocessor, Axion Polymers, says demand for its Axpoly polypropylene (PP) grades throughout the coming months has led it to forecast a positive outlook for 2016. more

15 Feb 2016 09:20 Environment

A growing demand for technically sound recycled polymer compounds is driving demand for Axion Polymers. more

22 Jan 2016 10:28 Environment

Louth-based technical plastics recycling and compounding company, Luxus, has announced its high performance recycled content polymer range, Hycolene, has surpassed expectations in its first full scale commercial trial. more

10 Nov 2015 09:54 Environment

Axion Polymers has launched three new grades of polymer made from recycled end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources. more

28 Aug 2015 11:42 Environment

Contemporary furniture made from recycled plastics has taken centre stage at a festival in Manchester’s city centre. more

16 Jul 2015 15:28 Environment

At Chinaplas 2014, recycling technology group Starlinger is exhibiting a method for turning production waste from PP tape lines into useable masterbatch, as well as a system for turning recycled PET and HDPE into food-contact approved materials. more

25 Apr 2014 11:00 Environment

During a tour of a new recycling facility in London, the Minister of State for Business and Energy said that the innovative technology employed showed how dealing with waste and recycling properly could create jobs and boost economic growth. more

17 Feb 2014 16:31 Environment



EREMA Recycling Machines and B+B Anlagenbau have recently supplied an expansion line for the production of food-grade HDPE at one of the UK’s pioneering recycling facilities. more

14 Feb 2014 12:28 Environment

Two of the UK’s biggest plastic recyclers have issued a cautious welcome to the publication of the Government’s new regulations for MRFs, but have warned that more still needs to be done. more

12 Feb 2014 11:33 Environment

The Coca-Cola Company and Ford Motor Company are collaborating on an interior vehicle fabric made from the same renewable material used to produce Coca-Cola's PlantBottle Technology for its plastic packaging. more

21 Jan 2014 09:00 Environment