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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

'Forming the Link: A Resilient Supply Chain for Plastics Manufacturing in Wales', will look at Welsh efforts to build a circular plastics cycle. more

16 Nov 2017 14:42 Events

The collaboration between a technology innovator, recycler and retailer to overcome the problem of recycling black plastic trays has been described as a potential breakthrough by one of the project partners. more

20 Apr 2017 10:00 Environment

The UK’s first mixed plastics-to-extrusion HDPE and PP recycling plant is providing new market opportunities for the sale of recycled material, as well as new jobs and enhanced relations with local authorities. more

12 Jul 2016 12:10 Environment

Following the launch of the Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (PIRAP) by Plastics 2020 and WRAP yesterday (16/06/15), the Resource Management Minister, Rory Stewart, has given his personal support to the plan. more

17 Jun 2015 13:59 Environment

Plastics 2020 (namely BPF, PAFA and PlasticsEurope) and WRAP have launched a new action plan to improve and strengthen the UK’s plastics recycling sector. more

17 Jun 2015 12:23 Environment

A consortium of organisations, led by Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury’s, are to launch an in-market trial programme aimed at significantly increasing the number of black CPET trays that are recycled. more

7 Jul 2014 14:35 Environment

Carrier bag use in the UK in 2012 increased by 1.3 percent compared with figures published in 2011, however, there was a 2.6 percent decrease in the overall weight of the bags, according to the latest data published by WRAP. more

18 Jul 2013 12:05 Environment

WRAP has revealed that its Recycle Week campaign, which celebrates its 10th anniversary next week (17-23 June), has seen local authority recycling schemes across the UK collect materials worth £2.4 billion, including plastic worth around £339 million more

12 Jun 2013 14:30 Environment