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UK capacity gap for plastics exports '375,000 tonnes' | News ... - Materials Recycling World


Materials Recycling World

UK capacity gap for plastics exports '375,000 tonnes' | News ...
Materials Recycling World
Alternative destinations will not have the capacity needed for amount of material on market.
China ban sees more plastic for domestic market - letsrecycle.comletsrecycle.com
Plastic - What can we do about it? - Carbon ClearCarbon Clear (blog)

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UK territory ministers talk illegal poaching and impact of plastics - Turks and Caicos Weekly News


UK territory ministers talk illegal poaching and impact of plastics
Turks and Caicos Weekly News
ILLEGAL poaching and the impact of plastics on the environment were discussed at length during a UK overseas territories conference in the Isle of Man last week. Environment ministers from across the globe gathered in Douglas on February 6 and 7 for ...


Canada, UK brace for war on marine plastics pollution - National Observer


National Observer

Canada, UK brace for war on marine plastics pollution
National Observer
Plastic debris is polluting the oceans, accounting for billions of dollars in waste and killing turtles, dolphins and albatrosses in the South Atlantic and on Pacific atolls, according to the UK government's 25-year environment plan released in January ...


Welsh businesses are already trying to cut their use of plastics - but what more can be done - WalesOnline


WalesOnline

Welsh businesses are already trying to cut their use of plastics - but what more can be done
WalesOnline
The sale of such products has to be, given the quality of tap water in the UK, one of greatest marketing successes of all time. As the British bottled water producers association highlights, the market is worth over £2.4bn and as a nation we now drink ...

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UK making inroads into plastics recycling but true circular economy 'unattainable' - BPF - ICIS


ICIS

UK making inroads into plastics recycling but true circular economy 'unattainable' - BPF
ICIS
LONDON (ICIS)--UK plastics producers are committed to increasing recycling rates but “true circularity” in the economy is likely to be unattainable, according to the director general at the British Plastics Federation (BPF). Philip Law added that once ...


Plastic bans worldwide will dent oil demand growth, says BP - The Guardian


Telegraph.co.uk

Plastic bans worldwide will dent oil demand growth, says BP
The Guardian
Spencer Dale, the group's chief economist, said: “Just around the world you see increasing awareness of the environmental damage associated with plastics and different types of packaging of one form of another. “If you live in the UK that's clearly ...
Oil demand will peak by late 2030s as electric cars and plastics ban hit, says BPTelegraph.co.uk
BP says war on plastic will curb oil demandThe Times
BP Energy Outlook: Disposable plastics bans 'will impact oil demand'EPPM
British Plastics and Rubber (blog) -domain-B -Reuters -BP
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UK opposes strong EU recycling targets despite plastics pledge ... - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK opposes strong EU recycling targets despite plastics pledge ...
The Guardian
Exclusive: government accused of hypocrisy as documents show opposition to urban waste plan.
UK government rejects strong EU recycling targetsBritish Plastics and Rubber
UK opposes EU recycling goals despite May's call for plastic ...Unearthed

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BBC to ban all single-use plastics by 2020 - The Independent


The Guardian

BBC to ban all single-use plastics by 2020
The Independent
The UK gets through 7 million plastic-lined disposable coffee cups every day, the vast majority of which cannot be recycled due to the lack of specialist recycling facilities. The new announcement follows a string of pledges from businesses and regions ...
BBC to ban single-use plastics by 2020 after Blue Planet IIBBC News
BBC aims to be free of single-use plastics across all operations by 2020The Guardian
BBC reveals plan to end single-use plastics by 2020 after criticism from presentersTelegraph.co.uk
Mirror.co.uk
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Leading Retailers Join the UK's Big Plastics Debate - Packaging Europe


Packaging Europe

Leading Retailers Join the UK's Big Plastics Debate
Packaging Europe
Coca Cola, Co-Op, Asda, Marks & Spencer and Iceland will come together under one roof for the first time at Packaging Innovations 2018, to talk about the UK's hottest topic – plastics in packaging. These leading brands will form a panel, as part of the ...


Should we burn or bury waste plastic? - BBC News - BBC News


BBC News

Should we burn or bury waste plastic? - BBC News
BBC News
Should we burn waste plastic - or bury it? Since China refused last month to accept any more foreign waste for recycling, the UK is facing a challenge. How can it recycle more of its own waste? And should it bury or burn the low-grade waste that it can ...

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