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A primary school in Wales that saw 100 percent of its pupils participate in a home recycling challenge over the summer has been congratulated by the Welsh Government. more

8 Dec 2017 09:26 Environment

The President of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) has said that circularity can only be achieved in plastics recycling if quality is increased. more

4 Dec 2017 11:39 Environment

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LyondellBasel and Suez have pledged a boost to the European polypropylene circular economy in a partnership based in the Netherlands. more

30 Nov 2017 11:15 Industry News

A survey of consumers in the UK, Germany and Poland has found a lack of awareness amongst young people in the 18-24 age group. more

29 Nov 2017 12:26 Environment

Commitment from corporate brands to use recycled materials, an upswing in quality and investment in infrastructure are key factors needed for the successful future of the UK’s recycling industry. more

29 Nov 2017 11:32 Environment

Decontaminating filters can handle a higher load after Ettlinger expanded its portfolio. more

28 Nov 2017 15:41 Industry News

A project to turn PCR into virgin grade polystyrene has won support from synthetic rubber company Trinseo. more

7 Nov 2017 17:01 Industry News

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River waste has been recycled into a plastic composite for a new boat design, starting a fleet of river cleaning vessels for Isle of Dogs' children. more

3 Nov 2017 12:31 Materials

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Maria Estela Izquierdo

Horizon 2020 funding has been granted to a European project to depolymerise bottles. more

31 Oct 2017 16:28 Materials

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Covestro is working with steel giant ArcelorMittal to recycle carbon dioxide exhaust into the plastic production process. more

30 Oct 2017 11:03 Materials

Manchester plastic recyclers Axion have celebrated fifteen years in business. more

30 Oct 2017 09:25 Industry News

Vanden Recycling has started a new round of investment at its Cambridgeshire facilities. more

19 Oct 2017 10:03 Industry News

US extraterrestrial additive manufacturers Made in Space have joined Braskem to use recycled plastic on the International Space Station. more

18 Oct 2017 15:25 Materials

Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has declared its attendance at Interplas 2017 a ‘great success’, having collected more than 100 leads, including two firm invitations to quote from potential plastic clients, over the show’s three days. more

12 Oct 2017 09:45 Interplas 2017

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3M arm Dyneon has won a national German award for its flouropolymer recycling plant in Bavaria. more

10 Oct 2017 09:49 Industry News

The UK arm of Vanden Recycling has built a shredding line specifically for big bulky plastic boxes and drums. more

4 Oct 2017 09:34 Industry News

A cross-industry group is looking to turn black green by improving recyclability in packaging. more

2 Oct 2017 09:39 Industry News

The recent decision by the Chinese authorities to ban scrap plastic has forced European firms 'back to reality, warns Plastic Recyclers Europe. more

25 Sep 2017 15:46 Materials

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RECOUP backs reintegration of waterproofing firm's HDPE. more

21 Sep 2017 14:43 Industry News

Utilities manager Veolia has opened a HDPE sorting site on the Thames estuary, specialising in vacuum extrusion from milk bottles. more

20 Sep 2017 14:57 Industry News

Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Recycling point for Ceredigion Council

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

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