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“Opportunities for the UK plastics industry are for the taking” automotive giants tell Interplas - British Plastics and Rubber


British Plastics and Rubber

“Opportunities for the UK plastics industry are for the taking” automotive giants tell Interplas
British Plastics and Rubber
“The use of plastics and thermoplastics in JLR's vehicles is only going to get greater,” he told the audience. “The UK plastics industry is fantastic and we know it has the capabilities to supply a company such as ours to help us progress. However, we ...


National park ban saved 2m plastic bottles – and still Trump reversed it - The Guardian


The Guardian

National park ban saved 2m plastic bottles – and still Trump reversed it
The Guardian
At the same time, new research has shown that plastics which find their way into the sea have entered the food supply. Scientists have found plastic particles in sea salt, honey, fish, beer and tap water. The National Park Service released the report ...

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Roadmap to Better Recycling for Black Plastics Launched ... - Waste Management World


Waste Management World

Roadmap to Better Recycling for Black Plastics Launched ...
Waste Management World
Led by plastic recycling charity RECOUP, in the UK across-industry group has agreed a range of new actions and commitments to tackle the on-going difficulties ...

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BPF, Horners and Rapid News open the doors to Interplas 2017 - British Plastics and Rubber


British Plastics and Rubber

BPF, Horners and Rapid News open the doors to Interplas 2017
British Plastics and Rubber
As you have heard, the BPF has had a long association with Interplas ever since its origins. It is great to see the resurgence of this as the premier show in UK plastics. "Sometimes we are assailed by unfriendly media, but the fact is our freedom of ...

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Plastics at the Pole - Devon Live


Devon Live

Plastics at the Pole
Devon Live
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Scientists express concern after discovery of plastic chunks in Arctic iceGears Of Biz
How did that get there? Plastic chunks on Arctic ice show how far pollution has spreadThe Guardian

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Imerys builds its recycled plastics business with UK acquisition - Plastics News


Plastics News

Imerys builds its recycled plastics business with UK acquisition
Plastics News
The product range includes polymers such as high-density polyethylene, polypropylene, talc-filled PP, polystyrene and other customer-specific plastics. With 4.2 billion euros ($5 billion) revenue and close to 16,000 employees, Imerys delivers materials ...


How plastic became a victim of its own success - BBC News - BBC News


BBC News

How plastic became a victim of its own success - BBC News
BBC News
"Unless I am very much mistaken, this invention will prove important in the future." Leo Baekeland wrote those words in his journal on 11 July, 1907. He was in a ...

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Cobridge plastics supplier doubles workforce and expands into new premises - just four months after launching! - Stoke Sentinel


Stoke Sentinel

Cobridge plastics supplier doubles workforce and expands into new premises - just four months after launching!
Stoke Sentinel
Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Olly Sheldon, dispatch manager and Ryan Johnson, trade counter supervisor, in the new shop at Horton Building Plastics ...


UK public demanding more recycling education - Plastics in Packaging


Plastics in Packaging

UK public demanding more recycling education
Plastics in Packaging
New insights from WRAP's annual recycling tracker has found that over half the UK population would like to know more about what their recycling gets turned into. Part of WRAP's Recycle Week event, other key finding from the tracker included 65 per cent ...

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David Attenborough on the scourge of the oceans: 'I remember being told plastic doesn't decay, it's wonderful' - The Guardian


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David Attenborough on the scourge of the oceans: 'I remember being told plastic doesn't decay, it's wonderful'
The Guardian
Plastics are the latest in a long line of concerns for the 91-year-old naturalist. They are a key theme of his latest work for television, the new series of The Blue Planet, which he will return to writing after our interview. Premiering at the BFI ...
Plastic menace is so bad that seabirds are feeding scraps of it to their young, warns 'heartbroken' Sir David ...Daily Mail
Sir David Attenborough: Sea plastic's impact on albatross is 'heartbreaking'Sky News
Seeing albatross feed chick plastic was heartbreaking - Sir David AttenboroughAOL UK
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