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The main aim of the initiative, which is the first of its kind globally, is to educate and encourage consumers to recycle ring carriers via simple, hassle-free channels Read more

Environment

The plant can process plastic Polypropylene and HDPE materials and has a capacity of a tonne an hour. Read more

Industry News

The conference was opened by Bruce Margetts, President of the BPF, and Javier Constante, President of PlasticsEurope, whose opening speeches set the tone for the conference Read more

Events

The Enviro team has recently returned from the US where they visited partners in New York and Texas where recycling plants are planned to be built Read more

Industry News

Using the process of methanolysis, Eastman’s advanced circular recycling technology breaks down polyester-based products into their polymer building blocks, which can then be reintroduced to the production of new polyester-based polymers, delivering Read more

Industry News

The new product family contains 80 per cent post-consumer recycled mixed-colour PET, is NIR detectable by the UK’s existing recycling infrastructure, and possesses the proven benefits of CPET Read more

Materials

PET2PET processed around one billion PET bottles in 2018, an increase of nine per cent compared to 2017 Read more

Machinery

The new Detecta by Quinn range of black PET trays address long standing recyclability issues, and could provide the first possibility of a circular economy for black plastic packaging Read more

Materials

The Hovis scheme, called the Bread Bag Recycling Programme, aims to create a UK-wide network of public access bread bag recycling points Read more

Industry News

By excavating common single-use products for their valuable raw materials, the method is addressing the growing waste problem, while also benefitting business’ bottom line by turning waste to asset Read more

Environment

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Jean-Yves Limet

Speakers included Gian De Belder from P&G and Patricia Fosselard from EFBW, who presented industry practices and both showed that most PET packaging in perfectly recyclable, but the issue is that in Europe not enough material is collected and sorted Read more

Industry News

The Welsh Government has been working with the other UK nations on a comprehensive UK wide approach to address the problems created by commonly littered single use plastics Read more

Environment

The DRS has been proposed with two options, the “all-in” model, which would target a large amount of drinks beverages placed on the market, irrespective of size, and the “on-the-go” model, which would restrict the drinks containers in-scope to those Read more

Industry News

Children from Powell’s School have collected over ten kilogrammes of crisp packets in four weeks and sent them to recycling company TerraCycle Read more

Environment

Originally set up by leading British Retail Consortium and Food & Drink Federation members working with WRAP, the label quickly established itself as a recognised marque with consumers Read more

Industry News

Recycling Technologies has appointed Marvine Besong as it new Technical Director, to lead the global technical development of its innovative RT7000 feedstock recycling machine Read more

Industry News

EPRO will recognise innovation and sustainability at its bi-annual Plastics Recycling awards, to be held during the IdentiPlast conference in London Read more

Industry News

The move has come after a number of Asian countries, including China, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, have limited and banned incoming plastic waste Read more

Environment

The extruder can be used to turn problematic textiles and plastics as well as food waste into pellets., and the first prototype has already exceeded the industrial steering group’s expectations during initial testing Read more

Machinery

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via Northern Echo

The facility will reprocess single use polyethylene terephthalate drinks bottles back into a food contact material. Read more

Industry News

Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Recycling point for Ceredigion Council

Ian Capper via Geograph CCL

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

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