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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

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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

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

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University of Wolverhampton

Materials researchers at the University of Wolverhampton have published results from a project with partners in Poland and Italy to turn PET into bioplastics. more

8 Sep 2017 15:57 Materials

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Plastic recyclers are hit by widespread adulteration of weighbridge records, suggests Vanden recycling, which has seen a correlation in new clients boosting their recycling revenue. more

27 Jul 2017 12:19 Industry News

The trial by the Chinese Government to restrict imports of scrap plastics has been permanently extended, leaving a looming mountain of low quality scrap for Europe’s recyclers. more

19 Jul 2017 15:57 Materials

NGO creates stylish fashion line, raising funds with organic and ethical clothing with an ecological message. more

4 Jul 2017 15:40 Industry News

Vanden Recycling has opened a new plastic processing facility in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. more

4 Jul 2017 12:12 Industry News

The Dutch Ocean Cleanup project estimates it will be able to clear half of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in five years. more

15 May 2017 17:01 Industry News