Waste Plastic

Waste Free Oceans has announced a new partnership with Henkel to remove plastic waste from oceans and once recycled, the plastic will be used in bottles by Lovables laundry. more

23 Mar 2018 13:43 Industry News

Recycling Technologies raises £3.7million of equity investment from crowdfunding, angel investors and strategic investors. more

22 Mar 2018 14:24 Industry News

Julie Girling MEP


Julie Girling MEP has sounded a warning over calls for the elimination or banning of plastics following the heightened awareness of environmental and recycling issues. more

20 Mar 2018 11:01 Industry News



After the 2016 recycling statistics were released by Defra last week, the environmental consultancy Eunomia has countered the figures with its own estimates that recovered materials are bulked by a third. more

6 Mar 2018 17:01 Industry News

Shoppers can pick up wine, nuts, bread or veg at Ekoplaza in Amsterdam - but no plastic packaging. more

28 Feb 2018 10:10 Industry News

Vision Gelpack to supply black bin bags to ESPO 180 Framework of six English councils. more

26 Feb 2018 10:06 Industry News

Recycling centres can now access the improved ballistics separator range from German machinery builders Stadler. more

15 Feb 2018 10:20 Machinery

The Queen has banned plastic from the Royal estates in a bid to tackle waste. more

13 Feb 2018 12:17 Industry News

A new film decontamination plant has set up by Germany's Herbold Meckesheim in the East Rand. more

12 Feb 2018 12:23 Industry News

Independent flexible packaging manufacturer, Skymark, has developed a range of reduced weight baby wipe packs for Tesco’s own range. more

9 Feb 2018 09:33 Materials

The Prime Minister has arrived in China for a three-day visit during which she is expected to discuss China’s approach to plastics pollution. more

31 Jan 2018 10:45 Environment

SodaStream has cut the price of its sparkling water maker in a bid to urge Brits to cut their plastic waste. more

25 Jan 2018 15:12 Environment

Plastic waste ‘one of the great environmental scourges of our time’, says Theresa May in environmetla pledge to crack down on landfilled PCR. more

11 Jan 2018 11:09 Industry News

Café owners have espresso’d concern the 25p charge on cups could macchiato-nother barrier to business. And campaigners may say it is ‘too little, too latte’. more

5 Jan 2018 09:32 Industry News

Recyclable bottles should be subject to the Deposit Return Scheme widely used in European countries, and entering Scotland next year, says the Environmental Audit Committee at the House of Commons. more

22 Dec 2017 10:11 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation and Axion started RecoMed to create a circular industry for hospital waste. more

20 Nov 2017 12:31 Industry News

Stuart Foster, the CEO of RECOUP, has struck out at the intransigence of public and private stakeholders in recycling to supporting Pledge 4 Plastics. more

15 Nov 2017 10:33 Industry News


Lucy Young

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

The great rivers of the world are carrying millions of tonnes of plastic into the seas. Waste Free Oceans has set up a waste harvest project on the River Ulhas in Mumbai, India, to recycle waste that would end up in the ocean. more

20 Oct 2017 10:48 Industry News 1 Comments

The Welsh Government opens a microbead consulation today in efforts to clean up national waters. more

16 Oct 2017 12:14 Environment