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WRAP launches £1.4million UK circular plastics competition - British Plastics and Rubber


British Plastics and Rubber

WRAP launches £1.4million UK circular plastics competition
British Plastics and Rubber
A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London last week. The competition, which is managed by WRAP and working in partnership with UK Research and ...


£1.4M Prize Awaits UK Circular Plastics Flagship Projects - Sustainable Brands


Sustainable Brands

£1.4M Prize Awaits UK Circular Plastics Flagship Projects
Sustainable Brands
A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London yesterday. The competition, managed by WRAP in partnership with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), was ...


Purging plan sees UK manufacturer double turnover in three years - British Plastics and Rubber


British Plastics and Rubber

Purging plan sees UK manufacturer double turnover in three years
British Plastics and Rubber
Manufacturer of purging compounds for the plastics industry, Aquapurge, has doubled its turnover in three years, with export sales increasing six-fold in the same period. The Hayes, Middlesex-based company says the growth has been down to a new ...


How the UK slowly turned against single-use plastics - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle

How the UK slowly turned against single-use plastics
Deutsche Welle
A number of communities around the UK are now striving for the SAS plastic-free title and Penzance in southeast England — the other town that has been awarded the status — already has 70 local business involved in shedding the oil-based material.


Cash for plastics pollution solutions - Materials Recycling World


Materials Recycling World

Cash for plastics pollution solutions
Materials Recycling World
The competition is being managed by WRAP working with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). It was announced last week in London at the UK Plastics Pact, aiming to create a circular economy for plastics. The cash is coming from a £20m Plastic Research ...


WRAP plastics recycling research unveiled at summit - Materials Recycling World


Materials Recycling World

WRAP plastics recycling research unveiled at summit
Materials Recycling World
Launched six months ago, the UK Plastics Pact Summit brings the plastics supply chain together with the Government and NGOs to tackle plastic waste. WRAP brought the 150 Pact delegates up to speed with the work it has been doing into making the design ...


UK Plastics Pact: Six month update on OPRL's Ten Commitments - Packaging News


Packaging News

UK Plastics Pact: Six month update on OPRL's Ten Commitments
Packaging News
Stuart Lendrum, executive director of OPRL said: “We committed to providing our members the tools and support they need to deliver against their Plastics Pact commitments six months ago and we're proud to report on substantial progress. On Tuesday we ...
Six-month update on OPRL's ten commitments as part of the UK Plastic PactBritish Plastics and Rubber

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£1.4m Flagship Projects Competition Launched At Plastics Pact Summit - CIWM Journal Online


CIWM Journal Online

£1.4m Flagship Projects Competition Launched At Plastics Pact Summit
CIWM Journal Online
“The Plastics Research Innovation Fund brings the strength of UK Research and Innovation's entire portfolio, from environment to technology to business to behaviour and regulation, to bear on the pressing and very widely recognised problem of plastic ...
New £1.4 million circular plastics flagship projects competition has been launchedResource Efficient Business

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Chess Plastics makes further investments as part of five-year plan - British Plastics and Rubber


British Plastics and Rubber

Chess Plastics makes further investments as part of five-year plan
British Plastics and Rubber
“Having successfully trialled the first Borche machine earlier in the year, we felt that the compact footprint and the lower height gave us new opportunities to look at factory efficiency,” explained Glyn Olden, Chess Plastics' Director. “Tool changes ...


UK plastics industry publication PRW to relaunch in January - Plastics News


Plastics News

UK plastics industry publication PRW to relaunch in January
Plastics News
Crain Communications Inc. is bringing back PRW, a trade magazine covering the plastics industry in the United Kingdom. Crain, the parent of Plastics News and sister publication Plastics News Europe, announced the return of PRW at a Sept. 28 industry ...