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Austrian polyolefins specialist Borealis has funded a project in East Java, Indonesia, to prevent marine plastic pollution. more

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The British Plastics Federation, the peak body for the plastics trade in the UK, has released a statement welcoming the funding pledge to help Commonwealth nations research marine plastics prevention. more

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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

Machinery

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

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

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

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

Environment

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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

Materials