Recycled Materials

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

16 Mar 2018 09:52 Environment

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

6 Mar 2018 15:33 Environment

What More UK has created a new range, UPCYCLED, in a bid to find a viable solution to the January 2018 Chinese importation ban on plastic. more

23 Feb 2018 10:55 Environment

Cambridgeshire company PLASgran has increased its separation line with a CImbria DELTA Classification machine. more

22 Feb 2018 09:14 Industry News



Two designers showcased clothes made from plastic bottles and sustainable wool at London Fashion Week 2018. more

19 Feb 2018 14:44 Industry News

Philip's new line of coffee machines uses regrind from its former vacuum cleaners as its base material. more

15 Feb 2018 11:23 Materials

Big Mac purveyor McDonalds has pledged to retain all its plastic and fibre based packaging in the circular economy within the decade. more

29 Jan 2018 11:41 Industry News

Bell Packaging has launched a clear tube of rigid film from seventy per cent recycled PET. more

3 Jan 2018 14:13 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