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Mondelez signs up to UK Plastics Pact and Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Global Commitment - edie.net
Mondelez signs up to UK Plastics Pact and Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Global Commitment  edie.net


Industry 'disappointed' after UK 'penalising' plastics tax confirmed - FoodNavigator.com
Industry 'disappointed' after UK 'penalising' plastics tax confirmed  FoodNavigator.com


Planning Consent for UK's First Waste Plastics to Hydrogen Facility at Protos Site - Waste Management World
Planning Consent for UK's First Waste Plastics to Hydrogen Facility at Protos Site  Waste Management World


Lifecycle approach required: Government's plastics policies could triple UK packaging emissions - edie.net
Lifecycle approach required: Government's plastics policies could triple UK packaging emissions  edie.net


UK's Wales to ban single-use plastics in the first half of 2021 - ICIS
UK's Wales to ban single-use plastics in the first half of 2021  ICIS


Mondelēz International joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy and UK Plastics Pact - British Plastics and Rubber
Mondelēz International joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy and UK Plastics Pact  British Plastics and Rubber


What is the impact of the coronavirus on UK plastics manufacturing? - Medical Plastics News
What is the impact of the coronavirus on UK plastics manufacturing?  Medical Plastics News


Plans for UK first plastics to hydrogen facility at Protos approved - Circular Online
Plans for UK first plastics to hydrogen facility at Protos approved  Circular Online


Nestl signs up to European Plastics Pact to push for 100% recyclable or reusable packaging - edie.net
Nestl signs up to European Plastics Pact to push for 100% recyclable or reusable packaging  edie.net


New fleet of recycling trucks and rubbish collection lorries will be on Somerset's streets tomorrow - Somerset County Gazette
New fleet of recycling trucks and rubbish collection lorries will be on Somerset's streets tomorrow  Somerset County Gazette


Single-use plastics ban in Wales unveiled - BBC News
Single-use plastics ban in Wales unveiled  BBC News


Coronavirus crisis sees Trojan Plastics send staff home on 90% pay - ExaminerLive
Coronavirus crisis sees Trojan Plastics send staff home on 90% pay  ExaminerLive


Aldi boss: We'll delist brands that don't act on plastics packaging - edie.net
Aldi boss: We'll delist brands that don't act on plastics packaging  edie.net


COVID-19 | Government urged to class parts of the plastic sector as “key workers” - Circular Online
COVID-19 | Government urged to class parts of the plastic sector as “key workers”  Circular Online


BPF writes to Government in response to coronavirus outbreak - British Plastics and Rubber
BPF writes to Government in response to coronavirus outbreak  British Plastics and Rubber


BPF Polymer Ambassador Scheme reaches over 2500 pupils - British Plastics and Rubber
BPF Polymer Ambassador Scheme reaches over 2500 pupils  British Plastics and Rubber


Can you help with the supply of essential medical equipment? - British Plastics and Rubber
Can you help with the supply of essential medical equipment?  British Plastics and Rubber


UK supermarket chain cuts plastics usePlastics in Packaging - Plastics in Packaging
UK supermarket chain cuts plastics usePlastics in Packaging  Plastics in Packaging


WRAP launches Clear on Plastics campaign - British Plastics and Rubber
WRAP launches Clear on Plastics campaign  British Plastics and Rubber


Plastics and carbon take the spotlight at Packaging Innovations 2020 - British Plastics and Rubber
Plastics and carbon take the spotlight at Packaging Innovations 2020  British Plastics and Rubber


Mondelēz confirms support for major sustainability drives tackling pollution and waste - Confectionery Production
Mondelēz confirms support for major sustainability drives tackling pollution and waste  Confectionery Production


SME manufacturers urged to have their say on coronavirus impact - British Plastics and Rubber
SME manufacturers urged to have their say on coronavirus impact  British Plastics and Rubber


A Newly Discovered Microbe Feasts on a Particularly Problematic Plastic - Gizmodo UK
A Newly Discovered Microbe Feasts on a Particularly Problematic Plastic  Gizmodo UK


Danone ramps up recycled plastics across Evian and Volvic brands - www.businessgreen.com
Danone ramps up recycled plastics across Evian and Volvic brands  www.businessgreen.com


Berry Global Provides Protection Materials across Europe - British Plastics and Rubber
Berry Global Provides Protection Materials across Europe  British Plastics and Rubber


UK Government orders 10000 ventilators from Dyson - Medical Plastics News
UK Government orders 10000 ventilators from Dyson  Medical Plastics News


Material Focus: Plastics | MRW - Materials Recycling World
Material Focus: Plastics | MRW  Materials Recycling World


In numbers: The public's attitudes to plastics recycling and plastic-free packaging - edie.net
In numbers: The public's attitudes to plastics recycling and plastic-free packaging  edie.net


Hi-Cone report finds Britons unsure of how to recycle different plastics - Packaging News
Hi-Cone report finds Britons unsure of how to recycle different plastics  Packaging News


Fife Council sets out climate change action plan - The Courier
Fife Council sets out climate change action plan  The Courier


Plastics tax a 'boost for circular economy' says Bureau Veritas - Packaging News
Plastics tax a 'boost for circular economy' says Bureau Veritas  Packaging News


Strong foundations | Supplier analysis - rigid plastics - Packaging News
Strong foundations | Supplier analysis - rigid plastics  Packaging News


KraussMaffei Group CEO to resign - British Plastics and Rubber
KraussMaffei Group CEO to resign  British Plastics and Rubber


Championing #EachforEqual - British Plastics and Rubber
Championing #EachforEqual  British Plastics and Rubber


Rehau suspends work at Blaenau Ffestiniog plastics site amid workers' coronavirus concerns - Daily Post
Rehau suspends work at Blaenau Ffestiniog plastics site amid workers' coronavirus concerns  Daily Post


Lidl To Launch Packaging Made From 'Ocean-Bound' Plastics In The UK - ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine
Lidl To Launch Packaging Made From 'Ocean-Bound' Plastics In The UK  ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine


UK unveils new plastic packaging tax to boost recycling and tackle waste - Bio Market Insights
UK unveils new plastic packaging tax to boost recycling and tackle waste  Bio Market Insights


PICTURES: Pickering businesses - Gazette & Herald
PICTURES: Pickering businesses  Gazette & Herald


Barkley Plastics marks 55 years in business with new press investment - British Plastics and Rubber
Barkley Plastics marks 55 years in business with new press investment  British Plastics and Rubber


Flexicon launches a new sanitary bulk bag filling system - British Plastics and Rubber
Flexicon launches a new sanitary bulk bag filling system  British Plastics and Rubber


British supermarket Iceland cuts plastics packaging usage by 29% - Packaging Gateway
British supermarket Iceland cuts plastics packaging usage by 29%  Packaging Gateway


Rightwing thinktanks use fear of Covid-19 to fight bans on plastic bags - The Guardian
Rightwing thinktanks use fear of Covid-19 to fight bans on plastic bags  The Guardian


Nylacast places all key industry projects on high priority - British Plastics and Rubber
Nylacast places all key industry projects on high priority  British Plastics and Rubber


Plastic market facing coronavirus pressures - letsrecycle.com
Plastic market facing coronavirus pressures  letsrecycle.com


AMI announces new dates for plastics industry expos - British Plastics and Rubber
AMI announces new dates for plastics industry expos  British Plastics and Rubber


Indorama Ventures reaches 50 billion bottle recycling milestone - British Plastics and Rubber
Indorama Ventures reaches 50 billion bottle recycling milestone  British Plastics and Rubber


Rigid plastics sector 'struggling with dearth of recycled materials' - Packaging News
Rigid plastics sector 'struggling with dearth of recycled materials'  Packaging News


Italy gives green light for plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers - British Plastics and Rubber
Italy gives green light for plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers  British Plastics and Rubber


Plastics tax set at £200 a tonne in Budget 2020 - letsrecycle.com
Plastics tax set at £200 a tonne in Budget 2020  letsrecycle.com


UK's food and drink body reacts negatively as government presses ahead with plastics tax - just-food.com
UK's food and drink body reacts negatively as government presses ahead with plastics tax  just-food.com


Plastics-to-hydrogen facility gains the go-ahead - The Planner
Plastics-to-hydrogen facility gains the go-ahead  The Planner


New UK E10 petrol could cause 'engine damage' to these vehicles - is your car affected? - Express
New UK E10 petrol could cause 'engine damage' to these vehicles - is your car affected?  Express


Surfdome collaborates with Patagonia for Plastic Cutback initiative - British Plastics and Rubber
Surfdome collaborates with Patagonia for Plastic Cutback initiative  British Plastics and Rubber


Regulations seen as a growing concern for the European plastics industry - British Plastics and Rubber
Regulations seen as a growing concern for the European plastics industry  British Plastics and Rubber


EUBP raises concerns over EASAC report on biobased and biodegradable plastics - British Plastics and Rubber
EUBP raises concerns over EASAC report on biobased and biodegradable plastics  British Plastics and Rubber


Risca's new zero waste store Pollinate Zero Waste - South Wales Argus
Risca's new zero waste store Pollinate Zero Waste  South Wales Argus


Green light given to UK plastic-to-hydrogen facility - The Chemical Engineer
Green light given to UK plastic-to-hydrogen facility  The Chemical Engineer


DS Smith Foam Products rebrands as Engineered Foam Products - British Plastics and Rubber
DS Smith Foam Products rebrands as Engineered Foam Products  British Plastics and Rubber


Legislation to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds enters Parliament - GOV.UK
Legislation to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds enters Parliament  GOV.UK


Are Supermarkets Starting to Take Sustainability Seriously? - Redbrick
Are Supermarkets Starting to Take Sustainability Seriously?  Redbrick


Latest product recalls including Co-op hash browns and gluten free lasagne - Bristol Post
Latest product recalls including Co-op hash browns and gluten free lasagne  Bristol Post


Global Fluted Plastic Sheet Market Report 2020 By DS Smith, Karton, Primex Plastics, Coroplast, SIMONA, Creabuild - Bandera County Courier
Global Fluted Plastic Sheet Market Report 2020 By DS Smith, Karton, Primex Plastics, Coroplast, SIMONA, Creabuild  Bandera County Courier


Indian deal for Bradford firm Texfelt's underlay product - Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Indian deal for Bradford firm Texfelt's underlay product  Bradford Telegraph and Argus


2020 PET Monomer Recycling Forum postponed - British Plastics and Rubber
2020 PET Monomer Recycling Forum postponed  British Plastics and Rubber


UK must invest £7.5bn in infrastructure to deal with plastic waste - Circular Online
UK must invest £7.5bn in infrastructure to deal with plastic waste  Circular Online


Live! Coronavirus coverage: "The pandemic has highlighted the critical role that plastics play in protecting people" - Packaging Europe
Live! Coronavirus coverage: "The pandemic has highlighted the critical role that plastics play in protecting people"  Packaging Europe


Brexit: UK unable to prevent dangerous chemicals in everyday goods because of Boris Johnson’s plans, campaigners warn - The Independent
Brexit: UK unable to prevent dangerous chemicals in everyday goods because of Boris Johnson’s plans, campaigners warn  The Independent


Green alternatives to floral foam - goodhousekeeping.com
Green alternatives to floral foam  goodhousekeeping.com


FIVE stories you may have missed from across Bucks - Buckinhamshire Free Press
FIVE stories you may have missed from across Bucks  Buckinhamshire Free Press


What brands should know from the war waged on plastics - The Drum
What brands should know from the war waged on plastics  The Drum


Plastic recyclers expect coronavirus hit, BPF says - letsrecycle.com
Plastic recyclers expect coronavirus hit, BPF says  letsrecycle.com


Waste not want not: The recycling firm that can save companies money and help the environment - The Scotsman
Waste not want not: The recycling firm that can save companies money and help the environment  The Scotsman


Global innovators join the world's leading circular economy network - ellenmacarthurfoundation.org
Global innovators join the world's leading circular economy network  ellenmacarthurfoundation.org


Colloids launches in-house female development programme - British Plastics and Rubber
Colloids launches in-house female development programme  British Plastics and Rubber


Crimping Tool Market 2020-2025 with Major Key Player: ALFRA, Carl Kammerling International Ltd., Changhong Plastics Group Imperial Plastics, CONTA CLIP, Druseidt, etc - Bandera County Courier
Crimping Tool Market 2020-2025 with Major Key Player: ALFRA, Carl Kammerling International Ltd., Changhong Plastics Group Imperial Plastics, CONTA CLIP, Druseidt, etc  Bandera County Courier


Arburg opens new Training Center in Lossburg - British Plastics and Rubber
Arburg opens new Training Center in Lossburg  British Plastics and Rubber


Choosing sustainability in medical device development - Cambridge Network
Choosing sustainability in medical device development  Cambridge Network


Plastic: How to predict threats to animals in oceans and rivers - BBC News
Plastic: How to predict threats to animals in oceans and rivers  BBC News


WISH issues waste and COVID-19 advisory document - letsrecycle.com
WISH issues waste and COVID-19 advisory document  letsrecycle.com


Why plastic is a deadly attraction for sea turtles - BBC News
Why plastic is a deadly attraction for sea turtles  BBC News


Waste plastic to be transformed into new products as part of pioneering €9.6 million project - British Plastics and Rubber
Waste plastic to be transformed into new products as part of pioneering €9.6 million project  British Plastics and Rubber


Urgent product recalls from supermarkets and shops across the country - Lincolnshire Live
Urgent product recalls from supermarkets and shops across the country  Lincolnshire Live


Thanks a million: Aberdeen nurse Lisa on life after laser eye surgery - Aberdeen Evening Express
Thanks a million: Aberdeen nurse Lisa on life after laser eye surgery  Aberdeen Evening Express


DS Smith hires plastics replacement lead - Packaging News
DS Smith hires plastics replacement lead  Packaging News


Plastics Recycling Could Get an Unlikely Boost: Blockchain - CoinDesk
Plastics Recycling Could Get an Unlikely Boost: Blockchain  CoinDesk


Intermediate Bulk Containers Market 2020-2025 | Key Players studied Global-Pak, BAG Corp, Greif, Conitex Sonoco, Berry Plastics and More… - Bandera County Courier
Intermediate Bulk Containers Market 2020-2025 | Key Players studied Global-Pak, BAG Corp, Greif, Conitex Sonoco, Berry Plastics and More…  Bandera County Courier


Virus puts UK on course for recession 'not seen in modern history' - This is Money
Virus puts UK on course for recession 'not seen in modern history'  This is Money


Global Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride Market 2020 Feature Scenario – Formosa Plastics, DCM Shriram, Westlake Chemical - Skyline Gazette
Global Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride Market 2020 Feature Scenario – Formosa Plastics, DCM Shriram, Westlake Chemical  Skyline Gazette


Open crisps can send microplastics hurtling into the atmosphere - Daily Mail
Open crisps can send microplastics hurtling into the atmosphere  Daily Mail


Rewired : Targets Growth-Stage AI Ventures - Marketscreener.com
Rewired : Targets Growth-Stage AI Ventures  Marketscreener.com


Innovative Report on Ethylene Dichloride EDC Market with Competitive Analysis, New Business Developments and Top Companies Dow Chemical, Formosa Plastics, INEOS, Occidental Chemical, SolVin, etc - Daily Science
Innovative Report on Ethylene Dichloride EDC Market with Competitive Analysis, New Business Developments and Top Companies Dow Chemical, Formosa Plastics, INEOS, Occidental Chemical, SolVin, etc  Daily Science


Budget 2020 updates as chancellor Rishi Sunak announces UK spending plans - WalesOnline
Budget 2020 updates as chancellor Rishi Sunak announces UK spending plans  WalesOnline


Global Agricultural Films Market Overview to 2020- 2025 |British Polythene Industries (BPI), JIANYUANCHUN, Trioplast, Armando Alvarez, Polypak - Skyline Gazette
Global Agricultural Films Market Overview to 2020- 2025 |British Polythene Industries (BPI), JIANYUANCHUN, Trioplast, Armando Alvarez, Polypak  Skyline Gazette


New York plastic bag ban comes into force but opponents tote exceptions - The Guardian
New York plastic bag ban comes into force but opponents tote exceptions  The Guardian


Plastic that travels 8,000 miles: the global crisis in recycling - Fortune
Plastic that travels 8,000 miles: the global crisis in recycling  Fortune


Flexible Transparent Plastics Market by Application, Type, Region – 2020 - Daily Science
Flexible Transparent Plastics Market by Application, Type, Region – 2020  Daily Science


The five best used family SUVs for £5,000 - Telegraph.co.uk
The five best used family SUVs for £5,000  Telegraph.co.uk


Global Foamed Plastics Insulation Products Market Challenges and Opportunities 2020-2025 - Skyline Gazette
Global Foamed Plastics Insulation Products Market Challenges and Opportunities 2020-2025  Skyline Gazette


PA66 Engineering Plastics Market by Players, Types and Applications with In-Depth Research On Industry Siz ... - The Financial News Daily
PA66 Engineering Plastics Market by Players, Types and Applications with In-Depth Research On Industry Siz ...  The Financial News Daily


Plastics Pact Initiative workshops delivered in Chile - GOV.UK
Plastics Pact Initiative workshops delivered in Chile  GOV.UK