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The director of Vanden Recycling, David Wilson, has spoken out regarding the recently announced Plastics Pact from WRAP. more

Industry News

WRAP has launched a “world-leading” initiative that will create a circular economy for plastics that tackles the causes of plastics waste and pollution and keeps it out of the environment. more

Environment

Black plantpots have been notoriously difficult to recycle as NIR scanning is unable to detect carbon black. Aeroplas has developed kerbside recyclable plantpots for the sustainable gardener. more

Industry News

The British Plastics Federation has fired back at plans from the Government to rid the food industry of plastic packaging by the year 2042 AD. more

Industry News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Environment