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Wrap issues UK Plastics Pact progress report - CIWM Journal Online

  1. Wrap issues UK Plastics Pact progress report  CIWM Journal Online
  2. Progress made on UK Plastics Pact, says Wrap  Packaging News
  3. Plastic Pact helps spur single-use plastic revolution  www.businessgreen.com
  4. A year on, UK Plastics Pact delivers on targets  Plastics in Packaging
  5. WRAP highlights Plastics Pact actions after first year  letsrecycle.com
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Springfield becomes first UK housebuilder to debut waste plastic road - British Plastics and Rubber
Springfield becomes first UK housebuilder to debut waste plastic road  British Plastics and Rubber

Springfield Properties has taken a major step towards making its developments more environmentally sustainable after becoming the UK's first housebuilder to ...


Louth business wins £840,000 grant to give ‘second life’ to odour contaminated plastics - Louth Leader
Louth business wins £840,000 grant to give ‘second life’ to odour contaminated plastics  Louth Leader

Luxus, the Louth-based technical plastics compounder, has as part of a consortium won an £840462 Innovate UK grant to develop a novel process to remove ...


Councils increasingly sending low-grade plastics for incineration - ENDS Report
Councils increasingly sending low-grade plastics for incineration  ENDS Report

Councils are increasingly sending polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pots, tubs and trays for incineration due to severely limited end markets, a survey of local ...


Anne Main: We are at a tipping point for plastic in the UK - PoliticsHome.com
Anne Main: We are at a tipping point for plastic in the UK  PoliticsHome.com

It's time to seize the initiative and put an end to plastic pollution both at home and abroad, says Anne Main.


Plastics lobby group pushed Treasury to ease back on tax reform - The Guardian
Plastics lobby group pushed Treasury to ease back on tax reform  The Guardian

The trade body for the plastics industry has held last-minute meetings with government officials as part of a lobbying effort to water down a tax on single-use ...


Head of food giant calls for recycling boost - FoodManufacture.co.uk
Head of food giant calls for recycling boost  FoodManufacture.co.uk

Nestlé UK's chief executive, Stefano Agostini, has called for the UK plastics recycling infrastructure to be dramatically improved to help food and drink brand ...


Investors poised to back plastics-to-oil technology | News - Materials Recycling World
Investors poised to back plastics-to-oil technology | News  Materials Recycling World

Money available for proven waste technology projects.


Unilever solves recycling issue that can save 200 London busloads of plastic waste a year - The Drum
Unilever solves recycling issue that can save 200 London busloads of plastic waste a year  The Drum

Unilever UK and Ireland is claiming to have cracked the problem of recycling black plastic bottles, by pioneering the development of a new detectable black ...


BASF to build engineering plastics and TPU plants and new Verbund site in China - British Plastics and Rubber
BASF to build engineering plastics and TPU plants and new Verbund site in China  British Plastics and Rubber

BASF has announced it is planning to build an engineering plastics compounding plant and a TPU plant at the company's proposed integrated chemical ...


Martin Althorpe announced as new President of the British Plastics Federation - PoliticsHome.com
Martin Althorpe announced as new President of the British Plastics Federation  PoliticsHome.com

Martin Althorpe, Technical Director at Epwin Fenestration Division, was elected as president of the British Plastics Federation in succession to Bruce Margetts at ...


Spiegeltent launches plastic campaign for Brighton Fringe - The Argus
Spiegeltent launches plastic campaign for Brighton Fringe  The Argus

A POPULAR festival venue has made a pledge to cut back on its single use plastics.


Logoplaste announces new partnership with Tomlinsons dairy - British Plastics and Rubber
Logoplaste announces new partnership with Tomlinsons dairy  British Plastics and Rubber

Tomlinsons, one of the UK's largest family owned dairies, has completed a sale of its bottle blow moulding production facility to Logoplaste, a leading global ...


Most councils 'struggling to find market for plastics' - Materials Recycling World
Most councils 'struggling to find market for plastics'  Materials Recycling World

Effect on local authorities recycling in England from China ban revealed by Recoup.


Unilever develops recyclable detectable black pigment packs - Packaging News
Unilever develops recyclable detectable black pigment packs  Packaging News

Unilever has developed a new detectable black pigment which it says will allow its black plastic packaging for TRESemmé and Lynx products to be successfully ...


Sumitomo Demag restructures national sales leadership team in Germany - British Plastics and Rubber
Sumitomo Demag restructures national sales leadership team in Germany  British Plastics and Rubber

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has strengthened its German sales team and has announced Armin Distler as director, with Thomas Dirnbeger and Stefan Sonnhalter ...


UK plastics industry backs export restrictions | News - Materials Recycling World
UK plastics industry backs export restrictions | News  Materials Recycling World

Move would improve quality of UK reprocessing, says BPF.


Unilever+unveils+%27detectable+and+recyclable%27+black+plastic+packaging - edie.net
Unilever+unveils+%27detectable+and+recyclable%27+black+plastic+packaging  edie.net

Consumer goods giant Unilever has today (17 May) unveiled a new pigment which makes black plastics detectable by recycling equipment, as it strives to boost ...


Morrisons to introduce plastic-free fruit and veg areas - British Plastics and Rubber
Morrisons to introduce plastic-free fruit and veg areas  British Plastics and Rubber

Morrisons will roll-out plastic free fruit and vegetable areas across 60 of its stores during 2019. They will then continue to be introduced as part of the ...


Unilever pioneers solutions that enables black plastic bottles to be recycled - British Plastics and Rubber
Unilever pioneers solutions that enables black plastic bottles to be recycled  British Plastics and Rubber

The new detectable bottles will be phased in during 2019 and will allow Unilever to further close the loop and include the recycled black plastic back in new ...


Odour contaminated plastics given second life thanks to Innovate UK grant - British Plastics and Rubber
Odour contaminated plastics given second life thanks to Innovate UK grant  British Plastics and Rubber

The aim of this new 30-month R&D project known as Odour Control, is to employ unique process technologies to deliver high value second life applications for ...


British Plastics Federation supports Norway proposal on plastic waste exports - Resource Efficient Business
British Plastics Federation supports Norway proposal on plastic waste exports  Resource Efficient Business

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has published a position paper supporting the aims of the Norway proposal on plastic waste exports.


Half report recycling difficulties due to China plastics ban - Local Government Chronicle
Half report recycling difficulties due to China plastics ban  Local Government Chronicle

More than half of councils (52%) are experiencing issues with plastic markets as a result of restrictions on plastic imports imposed by China and some ...


Whole Foods Market to swap out plastic straws for paper - The Grocer
Whole Foods Market to swap out plastic straws for paper  The Grocer

The Amazon-owned retailer has already scrapped plastic bags at checkouts and polystyrene meat trays.


Plastic Fishing Tour launch day - British Plastics and Rubber
Plastic Fishing Tour launch day  British Plastics and Rubber

Our reporter Grace Nolan attended the launch of the Plastic Fishing Tour capturing live footage for you to access.


Medical technology show receives high praise from plastics industry - British Plastics and Rubber
Medical technology show receives high praise from plastics industry  British Plastics and Rubber

The newly relocated Med-Tech Innovation Expo, which took place for the first time at Birmingham's NEC on 15th and 16th June, received high praise from ...


Plastics killing up to a million people a year, warns Sir David Attenborough - The Telegraph
Plastics killing up to a million people a year, warns Sir David Attenborough  The Telegraph

Sir David Attenborough has warned that the growing tide of plastic pollution is killing up to a million people as year as well as having devastating consequences ...


Significant investment confirmed for bpr stretchfilms' Brigwater site - British Plastics and Rubber
Significant investment confirmed for bpr stretchfilms' Brigwater site  British Plastics and Rubber

This investment in a fully automated conversion centre includes the installation of seven new conversion machines for conventional and pre-stretched hand film.


RECOUP adds farm and horticulture plastics session to its annual Conference - British Plastics and Rubber
RECOUP adds farm and horticulture plastics session to its annual Conference  British Plastics and Rubber

In response to the growing issue pf farm and horticulture plastics, RECOUP has added a new session to its annual Conference on the 26th September to focus ...


5 Things Big Brands Can Do To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics from Their Supply Chains - Spend Matters
5 Things Big Brands Can Do To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics from Their Supply Chains  Spend Matters

Please welcome this post from Daniel Ball, Business Development Director, Wax Digital. Plastic use and pollution remain a key environmental issue for ...


NorthLink cuts 200,000 single-use plastics from Northern Isles ferries - BBC News
NorthLink cuts 200,000 single-use plastics from Northern Isles ferries  BBC News

NorthLink replaces goods such as disposable cups on its ferry services to and from the Northern Isles.


Thousands of tonnes of plastic recycling are secretly burnt for fuel - The Times
Thousands of tonnes of plastic recycling are secretly burnt for fuel  The Times

Millions of plastic pots, tubs and trays placed in recycling bins are secretly being incinerated because of a lack of specialist facilities to process them.The plastic ...


Is dry mixed recycling an efficient waste management solution for SMEs? - British Plastics and Rubber
Is dry mixed recycling an efficient waste management solution for SMEs?  British Plastics and Rubber

The recycling method is aiming to help businesses meet the 2042 plastic free target according to Direct 365.


Plastic (not) fantastic: Why even biodegradable plastic can still harm the environment - The Independent
Plastic (not) fantastic: Why even biodegradable plastic can still harm the environment  The Independent

The idea of a “biodegradable” plastic suggests a material that would degrade to little or nothing over a period of time, posing less of a hazard to wildlife and the ...


Biome Bioplastics welcomes findings of new report on the UK's compostable packaging market - British Plastics and Rubber
Biome Bioplastics welcomes findings of new report on the UK's compostable packaging market  British Plastics and Rubber

Biome Bioplastics has welcomed the findings of a new report by the Biomass Biorefinery Network (BBNet), which has identified significant potential for the UK's ...


Food waste ‘bigger cause of climate change than plastics’ - Belfast Telegraph
Food waste ‘bigger cause of climate change than plastics’  Belfast Telegraph

Food waste is a bigger cause of climate change than plastics, according to Zero Waste Scotland.


The Body Shop launches in-store recycling scheme to fight war on plastic - Retail Gazette
The Body Shop launches in-store recycling scheme to fight war on plastic  Retail Gazette

The Body Shop has launched a new recycling scheme which allows customers to return their empty bottles, jars, tubs, tubes and pots in store, in a bid to reduce ...


K 2019: Southeast Asia economy report - British Plastics and Rubber
K 2019: Southeast Asia economy report  British Plastics and Rubber

The Asian region Is buckling down on major trends and issues to a future 'perfect' economic growth, which will lead to a ripple effect in the on plastics industry, ...


Cornwall Live aims to rid patch of single-use plastics - Journalism News from HoldtheFrontPage - HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk
Cornwall Live aims to rid patch of single-use plastics - Journalism News from HoldtheFrontPage  HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

Campaign relaunched with pressure group's support.


Hubbub releases results of #FoodSavvy Lunch Club trial - British Plastics and Rubber
Hubbub releases results of #FoodSavvy Lunch Club trial  British Plastics and Rubber

The Club involved challenging 50 employees in East Anglia to go a month without using single-use packaging while having their lunch, in an attempt to cut ...


EMCOR UK launches e-learning module to reduce industry use of single-use plastics - FMJ
EMCOR UK launches e-learning module to reduce industry use of single-use plastics  FMJ

EMCOR UK is collaborating with the FM Supply Chain Sustainability School to offer a free e-Learning module aimed at the sustainable use and management of ...


MBA Polymers acquires automotive plastics recycler - letsrecycle.com
MBA Polymers acquires automotive plastics recycler  letsrecycle.com

Plastics reprocessor MBA Polymers UK has today (30 April) announced the acquisition of Dover-based automotive plastics recycler, PPR Wipag. Formed in ...


Symphony Environmental says EU drops investigation into oxo-plastics - Proactive Investors UK
Symphony Environmental says EU drops investigation into oxo-plastics  Proactive Investors UK

Biodegradable plastics group Symphony Environmental International PLC (LON:SYM) says the European Commission has dropped plans for restrictions on the ...


Hennecke appoints new sales agent for the UK and Ireland - British Plastics and Rubber
Hennecke appoints new sales agent for the UK and Ireland  British Plastics and Rubber

On 1st April 2019 CTM UK became the exclusive agent for the entire Hennecke GROUP product range in the UK and Ireland.


Sprout launches biodegradable plastic-free spoon with integrated teabag - British Plastics and Rubber
Sprout launches biodegradable plastic-free spoon with integrated teabag  British Plastics and Rubber

The Denmark-based firm has launched a plastic free Sprout Spoon integrated with a teabag.


It's time to end our love affair with plastics, warns minister - The Times
It's time to end our love affair with plastics, warns minister  The Times

Citizens will have to adopt a “new set of beliefs” to fight climate change, the environment minister warned yesterday.Richard Bruton slammed the world's “love ...


‘Like canaries in a coal mine’: Idyllic Australian islands choked with 414 million pieces of plastic pollution - The Independent
‘Like canaries in a coal mine’: Idyllic Australian islands choked with 414 million pieces of plastic pollution  The Independent

A remote island paradise in the Indian Ocean, made up of 27 tiny islets fringed with palm trees and white sand beaches around sparkling lagoons, is rapidly ...


Ariel And Lenor Commit To 45% Plastics Packaging Reduction - CIWM Journal Online
Ariel And Lenor Commit To 45% Plastics Packaging Reduction  CIWM Journal Online

Ariel, Lenor and other P&G “fabric care brands” across Europe aim to reduce plastics use in their packaging by 30% by 2025, it was announced at the ...


Deliveroo launches trial of food container reuse service - British Plastics and Rubber
Deliveroo launches trial of food container reuse service  British Plastics and Rubber

The trial will begin in August and will involve Deliveroo workers picking up used containers so restaurants can wash and reuse containers for future use.


MBA Polymers UK announces acquisition of PPR Wipag - British Plastics and Rubber
MBA Polymers UK announces acquisition of PPR Wipag  British Plastics and Rubber

This acquisition is part of MBA Polymers UK long term growth strategy, to increase its product portfolio and provide a complete closed loop offering.


Klaus Feichtinger and Manfred Hackl shortlisted for European Inventor Award 2019 for Counter Current technology - British Plastics and Rubber
Klaus Feichtinger and Manfred Hackl shortlisted for European Inventor Award 2019 for Counter Current technology  British Plastics and Rubber

The technology is capable of efficiently sorting and separating plastics, meaning less waste and more new plastics available for production.


Plastic banned from Italian island of Capri, and tourists threatened with €500 fine - iNews
Plastic banned from Italian island of Capri, and tourists threatened with €500 fine  iNews

Capri has banned single-use plastics on its island, meaning tourists will have to follow suit or face a fine of up to €500.


Sainsbury's accused of not doing enough on plastics - Materials Recycling World
Sainsbury's accused of not doing enough on plastics  Materials Recycling World

Sainsbury's has reacted to ongoing pressure from environmental campaigners Greenpeace to reduce the plastic packaging it produces by announcing a ...


Plastics shine as winners are announced for the 2019 Queen's Awards - British Plastics and Rubber
Plastics shine as winners are announced for the 2019 Queen's Awards  British Plastics and Rubber

The awards were presented across four categories, including international trade, innovation, sustainable growth, and promoting opportunity.


Global Corrugated Plastic CardboardProduction Market Share, Revenue, and Average Price by Manufacturers Shared in a Latest Research Report - Industrial Journalism
Global Corrugated Plastic CardboardProduction Market Share, Revenue, and Average Price by Manufacturers Shared in a Latest Research Report  Industrial Journalism

Global Corrugated Plastic Cardboard Market Report is the new offering at 'The Market Reports' which covers key company profile, their market share and other ...


Nifco UK undergoes significant rebrand - British Plastics and Rubber
Nifco UK undergoes significant rebrand  British Plastics and Rubber

After more than 50 years of trading, Stockton-on-Tees-based Nifco UK has undergone a significant rebrand project to not only modernise its corporate identity, ...


Town council vows to fight 'shocking' rise in single-use plastics - LeaderLive
Town council vows to fight 'shocking' rise in single-use plastics  LeaderLive

TOWN council members agreed that enough was enough after recovering a 'shocking' amount discarded plastic last month at a community clean-up.


Chem-Trend sets industry standard for automotive clutch and brake manufacturing - British Plastics and Rubber
Chem-Trend sets industry standard for automotive clutch and brake manufacturing  British Plastics and Rubber

Chem-Trend, a world market leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds, and other ...


Design Innovation in Plastics 2019 finalists announced - British Plastics and Rubber
Design Innovation in Plastics 2019 finalists announced  British Plastics and Rubber

Five inspiring and novel new products to enhance health and wellbeing have been selected by the judging panel to contest the final of the Design Innovation in ...


BPF issues response to Scottish Government's announcement about DRS - British Plastics and Rubber
BPF issues response to Scottish Government's announcement about DRS  British Plastics and Rubber

The BPF issues statement following the Scottish Government announcing that it intends to implement a deposit return scheme on used drinking containers, cans ...


Chinese import ban leaves farms filled with plastic - Materials Recycling World
Chinese import ban leaves farms filled with plastic  Materials Recycling World

Farmers in Wales have complained that they cannot recycle plastic as an indirect consequence of China's ban on waste imports. Birch Farm Plastics (BFP), the ...


London Marathon clean-up delivers personal best for recycling - British Plastics and Rubber
London Marathon clean-up delivers personal best for recycling  British Plastics and Rubber

Veolia's London Marathon clean delivered a personal best for recycling, with over 350,000 plastic bottles collected for reprocessing and seeing the streets in the ...


TEPPFA expands its membership base - British Plastics and Rubber
TEPPFA expands its membership base  British Plastics and Rubber

Four new members were introduced and approved at the TEPPFA 2019 General Assembly.


Covestro to support Carbon Footprint Challenge - British Plastics and Rubber
Covestro to support Carbon Footprint Challenge  British Plastics and Rubber

The challenge invites students and young professionals from all over the world to share ideas to fight climate change on an open innovation online platform.


TOMRA welcomes Scotland's “groundbreaking” deposit return scheme - British Plastics and Rubber
TOMRA welcomes Scotland's “groundbreaking” deposit return scheme  British Plastics and Rubber

The Scottish Government's announcement last week that an ambitious and wide-ranging deposit return scheme (DRS) will be introduced has been hailed as ...


British football clubs want to lead the way in reducing single-use plastics - EURACTIV
British football clubs want to lead the way in reducing single-use plastics  EURACTIV

Football can bring joy or frustration to supporters... but also a lot of waste. UK football teams have decided to introduce reusable cups in stadiums, as part of a ...


Humanity Is Drowning in Plastic - Jacobin magazine
Humanity Is Drowning in Plastic  Jacobin magazine

Coca-Cola makes 100 billion plastic bottles a year, and recycling isn't stopping the build-up of waste. We need government action to rein in the plastics industry.


Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO - Reuters UK
Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO  Reuters UK

Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead ...


Borealis strengthens commitment to North American automotive industry - British Plastics and Rubber
Borealis strengthens commitment to North American automotive industry  British Plastics and Rubber

The 50000 sq ft facility, with rail sliding in place, adds an initial 66 million pounds of capacity to strengthen Borealis' and Borouge's global supply capability for ...


Wittmann releases first-of-its-kind WX193 - British Plastics and Rubber
Wittmann releases first-of-its-kind WX193  British Plastics and Rubber

Like all other Wittmann robots, the WX193 comes with a flexible, modular design, for its main linear axes are all available in a number of different lengths to ...


Arburg to build new assembly hall at central production site in Lossburg - British Plastics and Rubber
Arburg to build new assembly hall at central production site in Lossburg  British Plastics and Rubber

With the new building, production capacities for large Allrounder injection moulding machines and customer-specific turnkey systems are further expanded.


Raw Materials: Plastics Exhibition - London Live
Raw Materials: Plastics Exhibition  London Live

The history of plastic and how it's origins can be traced back to Hackney Wick is being retold in a new exhibition at the Bow Arts centre. As part of their on-going ...


Life outside of the bubble - British Plastics and Rubber
Life outside of the bubble  British Plastics and Rubber

Philip Law outlines how the latest survey of its members reveals a cautiously robust approach, the successful hosting of a major UK plastics conference and the ...


ExxonMobil doubles manufacturing capacity of specialty elastomers at Newport plant - British Plastics and Rubber
ExxonMobil doubles manufacturing capacity of specialty elastomers at Newport plant  British Plastics and Rubber

ExxonMobil has announced it has completed an expansion of its specialty elastomers manufacturing plant in Wales, which doubles the plant's manufacturing ...


Engineering Plastics Market Revenues to Increase at 7.2% CAGR through 2026 - Wiki Times
Engineering Plastics Market Revenues to Increase at 7.2% CAGR through 2026  Wiki Times

Future Market Insights delivers key insights on the global engineering plastics market in an upcoming research publication titled, “Engineering Plastics Market: ...


DJ sets up zero-plastic initiative - British Plastics and Rubber
DJ sets up zero-plastic initiative  British Plastics and Rubber

Vivie-Ann Bakos, a DJ known as BLOND:ISH has set up a zero-plastic initiative, Bye Bye Plastic. The aim of the scheme is for venues to stop using single-use ...


Eclipse Magnetics launches new hopper magnet for plastics industries - British Plastics and Rubber
Eclipse Magnetics launches new hopper magnet for plastics industries  British Plastics and Rubber

Eclipse Magnetics has announced the launch of its latest product, the new high intensity hopper magnet designed and manufactured exclusively for the plastics ...


Axion Polymers welcomes proposed 500ppm decaBDE limit for recycled plastics - British Plastics and Rubber
Axion Polymers welcomes proposed 500ppm decaBDE limit for recycled plastics  British Plastics and Rubber

Keith Freegard, Axion's Associate Consultant discusses A 500ppm limit of flame retardant decaBDEs within recycled compounds and articles that looks set to be ...


Is plastic driving climate change? Plastic production contributing to global warming almost twice as much as aviation, research reveals - Evening Standard
Is plastic driving climate change? Plastic production contributing to global warming almost twice as much as aviation, research reveals  Evening Standard

Whilst the devastating effects of plastic waste on the world's flora and fauna has been well-documented in recent years, the impact of plastic production, use and ...


Closure of Anglesey plastics factory confirmed in 'bitter blow' to 100-strong workforce - Daily Post
Closure of Anglesey plastics factory confirmed in 'bitter blow' to 100-strong workforce  Daily Post

REHAU will shut its doors by the end of the year after more than 40 years in Amlwch.


SteriTouch, SCOPIC and Konduct added to Radical Materials umbrella - British Plastics and Rubber
SteriTouch, SCOPIC and Konduct added to Radical Materials umbrella  British Plastics and Rubber

Longstanding antimicrobial brand SteriTouch has been added to new company Radical Materials, following diversification of the company's products.


New Biomaster and Scentmaster consumer catalogue launched - British Plastics and Rubber
New Biomaster and Scentmaster consumer catalogue launched  British Plastics and Rubber

Biomaster and Scentmaster are growing a presence in household goods as they launch a new brochure.


UK calling for an immediate ban on single use plastics - Recycling Product News
UK calling for an immediate ban on single use plastics  Recycling Product News

According to business waste and recycling experts BusinessWaste.co.uk, it is time for a range of single-use plastics items to be banned immediately from landfill ...


Recycling plant to generate profit from waste plastic - The Engineer
Recycling plant to generate profit from waste plastic  The Engineer

East Timor plans to become 'plastics-neutral' following an agreement for the development a recycling plant that turns plastic waste into saleable products.


SIS Pitches makes £1.8 million commitment to the UK - British Plastics and Rubber
SIS Pitches makes £1.8 million commitment to the UK  British Plastics and Rubber

SIS Pitches, a leading UK-based pitch manufacturing company, has invested £1.8 million in a new turf production facility, safeguarding more than 50 jobs, and ...


The Recycling Event announces further speakers - British Plastics and Rubber
The Recycling Event announces further speakers  British Plastics and Rubber

Packaging, design, and recycling rates and technology will be amongst topics on the agenda at the event.


RWM announces the return of Leaders of the Waste World panel debate - British Plastics and Rubber
RWM announces the return of Leaders of the Waste World panel debate  British Plastics and Rubber

RWM has announced its latest headline panel, Leaders of the Waste World, to the event, taking place at the NEC on the 11th and 12th September 2019.


Scotland's 'game-changer' bottle deposit return scheme announced - British Plastics and Rubber
Scotland's 'game-changer' bottle deposit return scheme announced  British Plastics and Rubber

The scheme aims to be widely accessible, with all shops which sell drinks offering a 20p deposit refund to customers.


CPRE reacts to Scottish deposit return system - British Plastics and Rubber
CPRE reacts to Scottish deposit return system  British Plastics and Rubber

Yesterday the Scottish government announced that it will be introducing a deposit return system for glass, plastic and aluminium drinks containers of all sizes.


Geneva set to ban single-use plastics to tackle high levels of contamination in world-famous lake - Evening Standard
Geneva set to ban single-use plastics to tackle high levels of contamination in world-famous lake  Evening Standard

The Swiss city of Geneva is set to ban single-use plastics ahead of the European Union, after reports showed high levels of plastic contamination in Lake ...


VECAP celebrates 15th anniversary with new Code of Best Practices - British Plastics and Rubber
VECAP celebrates 15th anniversary with new Code of Best Practices  British Plastics and Rubber

Since its creation, VECAP best practices have helped to dramatically reduce polymer additives emissions.


Plastics made fashionable at London Fashion Week - British Plastics and Rubber
Plastics made fashionable at London Fashion Week  British Plastics and Rubber

Jodie Kidd models outfit made of plastic collected by litter-picking canoeists.


SANITIZED AG invests in customer-specific development of antimicrobial masterbatches - British Plastics and Rubber
SANITIZED AG invests in customer-specific development of antimicrobial masterbatches  British Plastics and Rubber

The company has invested in a new extruder to expand and accelerates its laboratory *service* for masterbatches.


Peel lines up plastics recycler for Protos - Place North West
Peel lines up plastics recycler for Protos  Place North West

Recycling company Advanced Sustainable Developments is in talks with Peel Environmental as it seeks to open its first UK site at the Protos energy park in ...


Bühler wins Queen's Award for food safety and recycling innovation - British Plastics and Rubber
Bühler wins Queen's Award for food safety and recycling innovation  British Plastics and Rubber

Bühler UK Ltd has won the 2019 Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation in recognition of its pioneering research into camera technology used in sorting ...


Evonik high-performance plastic makes sports watches virtually indestructible - British Plastics and Rubber
Evonik high-performance plastic makes sports watches virtually indestructible  British Plastics and Rubber

Japanese technology company Casio has chosen Evonik's Trogamid CX in its latest series of G-Shock Mudmaster digital watch.


Plastship successfully launches - British Plastics and Rubber
Plastship successfully launches  British Plastics and Rubber

plastship provides a new trading and *service* platform for buyers and sellers of regrinds, re-granulates and recyclates.


Omega Plastics Group appoints new Group Managing Director - Business Leader
Omega Plastics Group appoints new Group Managing Director  Business Leader

Omega Plastics Group has appointed Craig Swinhoe as Group Managing Director. Read more business news from across the UK and beyond.


Garçon Wines wins big with further esteemed industry accolades - British Plastics and Rubber
Garçon Wines wins big with further esteemed industry accolades  British Plastics and Rubber

Garçon Wines has been internationally recognised by an impressive line-up of esteemed industry accolades for its outstanding innovation in sustainable wine ...


Rehau plastics plant in Amlwch to close by December - BBC News
Rehau plastics plant in Amlwch to close by December  BBC News

A plastics factory in north Wales is to close by December following a "70% decline in demand" for its products. German firm Rehau's chief executive Martin ...