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The patented textile product is made from recycled seatbelts, textile scraps, and plastic bottles, and the innovative short-loop manufacturing process reduces that carbon footprint by 60 per cent compared to the standard process Read more

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P&G brands Fairy, Flash, and Viakal will increase the use of recycled plastic to 9,000 tonnes of post-consumer resin and post-industrial resin, replacing virgin plastic in the supply chain, equal to the amount of waste generated by 6.5 million Europe Read more

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The material, called Hanit, is processed from polyolefins and dyed brown to resemble timber, and developed by HAHN Read more

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The scheme using glass-reinforced plastic to create a foam infill made from more than 4,500 plastic bottles, produced by specialist surfacing and structures manufacturer Polydeck Read more

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Since Ford launched the EcoSport in 2012, it has provided a new lease of life for more than 650 million 500ml bottles, weighing an estimated 8,262 tonnes, and that, if laid end to end, would stretch more than twice around the world Read more

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The Association of Plastic Recyclers last week announced its recognition of the new tube, an essential step in bringing it to the public Read more

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LyondellBasell and Suez, through the recycling joint venture Quality Circular Polymers, converted post-consumer plastic such as packaging into a high-quality polypropylene Read more

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The recycled material is sourced from a variety of different waste streams, including pre-used industrial printed bags Read more

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The announcement comes as part of a commitment to use only polyester that is sourced from recycled materials by 2025. Read more

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The 2018 winner of the Design Innovation in Plastics Award, Alex Roquero, has helped to bring upcycled and recycled plastics into the office furniture market Read more

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Galway city council challenged school students and adults to make Christmas decorations from recycled materials. Read more

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The two companies announce an agreement for the supply of recycled plastic feedstock to support SABIC’s petrochemical operations in Europe. Read more

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Volvo Cars ambition is to have at least 25 per cent of the plastic in their cars made from sustainable materials by 2025. Read more

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Cooperation by Borealis and Henkel produces plastic bottle and nozzle composed 100 per cent of post- consumer recycled material. Read more

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Burberry, Gap and H&M are among fashion industry leaders joining forces to make fashion more circular. Read more

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Total Circular compounds containing recycled HDPE have been approved by FDA for use in food packaging. Read more

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Spanish fashion house Balenciaga has released a £645 shirt made from plastic bags. Read more

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The Norfolk Waste Partnership has partnered with the plastics recycling charity RECOUP to put recycled plastic on the catwalk. Read more

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UK-based packaging manufacturer, Spectra, has committed to including a minimum of 10 percent recycled content in all its future HDPE and PET products Read more

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Müller has acquired new production facilities in the UK as it looks to increase the amount of recycled plastics in its packaging. Read more

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