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Benvic acquires Dugdale UK as it continues international expansion - British Plastics and Rubber
Benvic acquires Dugdale UK as it continues international expansion  British Plastics and Rubber

The acquisition of Dugdale marks the sixth add-on investment for Benvic in just over 18 months.


In numbers: The UK public's attitudes to plastics recycling - edie.net
In numbers: The UK public's attitudes to plastics recycling  edie.net

Two new surveys have this week revealed the public's attitudes towards plastic recycling, covering an array of issues from foreign exports to shopping habits.


Tui to reduce single-use plastics from flights - Travel Weekly UK
Tui to reduce single-use plastics from flights  Travel Weekly UK

More than 26 million single-use plastics have been removed by Tui Group airlines since last year as part of a target to abolish 40 million items by 2020.


Composites UK Launches Fire Performance Good Practice Guide - British Plastics and Rubber
Composites UK Launches Fire Performance Good Practice Guide  British Plastics and Rubber

Composites UK, supported by the National Composites Centre (NCC), has launched a Good Practice Guide on the topic of fire performance for fibre reinforced ...


Make UK - Makers' Meet festival aims to inspire next generation - British Plastics and Rubber
Make UK - Makers' Meet festival aims to inspire next generation  British Plastics and Rubber

Make UK Makers' Meet festival will take place Saturday October 12th during Birmingham Tech Week. The event has been specifically designed to inspire and ...


Covestro joins new Circular Plastics Alliance - British Plastics and Rubber
Covestro joins new Circular Plastics Alliance  British Plastics and Rubber

Covestro, together with approximately 100 organisations have signed the founding act of the Circular Plastics Alliance in Brussels on Friday. The alliance, which ...


HSBC provides Ecosurety with £2m funding to boost UK recycling - British Plastics and Rubber
HSBC provides Ecosurety with £2m funding to boost UK recycling  British Plastics and Rubber

Ecosurety, a recycling compliance scheme, has secured £2million funding from HSBC to boost UK recycling. The company says the £2million finance facility will ...


Viridor to cut plastic exports and recycle all core plastics in UK - Resource Efficient Business
Viridor to cut plastic exports and recycle all core plastics in UK  Resource Efficient Business

Plastic exports will be cut by Viridor next year when it has pledged to recycle all core plastics in UK. HDPE bottles; PET bottles and PP pots, tubs and trays will be ...


Clariant develops additives enabling recyclability of plastics waste while sustaining valuable properties - British Plastics and Rubber
Clariant develops additives enabling recyclability of plastics waste while sustaining valuable properties  British Plastics and Rubber

Clariant's additives now enable recycling of several plastics without degradation. The newly-developed AddWorks PKG 906 Circle for polyolefin films is an ...


SodaStream 24-hour shutdown in line with Global Climate Strikes - British Plastics and Rubber
SodaStream 24-hour shutdown in line with Global Climate Strikes  British Plastics and Rubber

SodaStream has shut down its global e-commerce and head office operations in support of the Global Climate Strike. Recently-appointed CEO of the business, ...


LANXESS product family Tepex added to CAMPUS plastics database - British Plastics and Rubber
LANXESS product family Tepex added to CAMPUS plastics database  British Plastics and Rubber

The LANXESS subsidiary Bond-Laminates is participating in a project group that is collecting the standards-compliant material data of commercial composites to ...


SNP mulls ban on all single-use plastics - The Times
SNP mulls ban on all single-use plastics  The Times

Scotland could become one of the first countries to outlaw all single-use plastic packaging under measures to reducepollution and waste.The SNP is ...


Biodegradable and partially edible plastics-free flight tray created to cut waste - Evening Standard
Biodegradable and partially edible plastics-free flight tray created to cut waste  Evening Standard

A plastics-free flight tray made from old coffee grounds has been designed to cut the waste sent to landfill because of air travel. The creation is biodegradable ...


Plastic alternatives may worsen marine pollution, MPs warn - The Guardian
Plastic alternatives may worsen marine pollution, MPs warn  The Guardian

Compostable and biodegradable plastics could add to marine pollution because there is no infrastructure in place to make sure they break down correctly, ...


Bridgewood UK achieves CAT Silver SQEP status - British Plastics and Rubber
Bridgewood UK achieves CAT Silver SQEP status  British Plastics and Rubber

The award identifies companies that demonstrate excellence in their commitment to quality, and to achieve CAT SQEP status, businesses are subject to various ...


Husky to exhibit solutions to market changes at K2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
Husky to exhibit solutions to market changes at K2019  British Plastics and Rubber

Husky Injection Molding Systems will be exhibiting at K2019. Husky's booth will offer an interactive experience, showcasing the company's latest innovations that ...


MPs call for tax on all single-use plastic packaging - The Independent
MPs call for tax on all single-use plastic packaging  The Independent

MPs have called for a tax on all single-use plastic packaging and also raised concerns that compostable plastics are being introduced without consumers ...


Biome Bioplastics announces several key milestones - British Plastics and Rubber
Biome Bioplastics announces several key milestones  British Plastics and Rubber

Biome Bioplastics is set to take advantage of the continued fast growth of the bioplastics market following the announcement of several key milestones.


5 worst-offending hidden plastics in your wardrobe - countryliving.com
5 worst-offending hidden plastics in your wardrobe  countryliving.com

Clothes contain microfibres that end up polluting our oceans and these fabrics are the worst offenders. Find out the simple swaps you can make when clothes ...


McDonald's and Burger King to cut down on plastic children's toys - The Independent
McDonald's and Burger King to cut down on plastic children's toys  The Independent

McDonald's and Burger King have announced they are clamping down on plastic children's toys in an effort to protect the environment. From today, all plastic ...


Change in UK law means that straws and other single use plastics to be banned from 2020 - Doncaster Free Press
Change in UK law means that straws and other single use plastics to be banned from 2020  Doncaster Free Press

Single-use plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds will be banned from supply in the UK from April 2020 in a bid to reduce our single-use plastic waste.


Costa Coffee lobbied government against 25p ‘latte levy’ before proposals were binned - The Independent
Costa Coffee lobbied government against 25p ‘latte levy’ before proposals were binned  The Independent

Britain's largest coffee chain claimed there was no evidence a 25p environmental “latte levy” on single-use cups would work and “obstructively lobbied” the ...


UK Circular Plastics Network announces next event in Manchester - British Plastics and Rubber
UK Circular Plastics Network announces next event in Manchester  British Plastics and Rubber

The UK Circular Plastics Network has announced its next event, as part of the series of workshops on the plastic recycling landscape that they are hosting, will ...


SodaStream supports World Cleanup Day UK launch - British Plastics and Rubber
SodaStream supports World Cleanup Day UK launch  British Plastics and Rubber

SodaStream is actively supporting World Cleanup Day to mobilise members of the public across the UK to get involved in the international day of action.


Blue Planet cameraman toasts Scotland's role in tackling single-use plastics - expressandstar.com
Blue Planet cameraman toasts Scotland's role in tackling single-use plastics  expressandstar.com

Scotland is ahead of England in terms of tackling the issue of single-use plastics, one of two big problems facing the planet, according to an award-winning ...


Iceland boss Richard Walker claims ‘Big Plastic’ is pressuring supermarkets to abandon their green efforts - iNews
Iceland boss Richard Walker claims ‘Big Plastic’ is pressuring supermarkets to abandon their green efforts  iNews

Exclusive: Iceland's managing director says he has come under 'huge pressure' from plastic manufacturers.


'Good intentions regarding plastics have not always been put into practice' - Somerset County Gazette
'Good intentions regarding plastics have not always been put into practice'  Somerset County Gazette

OVER the course of the last two years, partly as a result of the BBC Blue Planet series, there has been a massive rise in public consciousness about…


Celanese named ICIS Company of the Year - British Plastics and Rubber
Celanese named ICIS Company of the Year  British Plastics and Rubber

Based on analysis of 2018 financial metrics, Celanese has been named ICIS Company of the Year. “Celanese performed particularly well in the ICIS analysis, ...


AIMPLAS to present innovations in sustainable development at K Fair - British Plastics and Rubber
AIMPLAS to present innovations in sustainable development at K Fair  British Plastics and Rubber

The AIMPLAS booth will display the centre's innovations in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and CO2 capture, ...


Plastics Could Mark the Start of a Geological Era - Gizmodo UK
Plastics Could Mark the Start of a Geological Era  Gizmodo UK

Take a look into the geological record, and you might just find...plastic? A new study based on sediment collected off the coast of Santa Barbara, in the US state ...


McDonald's and Burger King cut back on plastic toys in bid to reduce waste - Evening Standard
McDonald's and Burger King cut back on plastic toys in bid to reduce waste  Evening Standard

Burger King and McDonald's have both announced they will be cutting back on plastic toys to help reduce waste. The fast food giants could save 1325 tonnes ...


Council crackdown on single use plastics with reusable bottles and coffee cups | Ely and Soham News - Ely Standard
Council crackdown on single use plastics with reusable bottles and coffee cups | Ely and Soham News  Ely Standard

A crackdown on single use plastics will see a reusable bottle and cup scheme rolled out in East Cambridgeshire.


Morrisons launches new front-of-pack labelling system - British Plastics and Rubber
Morrisons launches new front-of-pack labelling system  British Plastics and Rubber

Morrisons has launched a new front-of-pack labelling system. The supermarket chain claims it will enable customers to recycle more by improving their ...


Exported plastic waste returning to the UK - letsrecycle.com
Exported plastic waste returning to the UK  letsrecycle.com

Environment Agency officers are to investigate the contents of 42 containers of plastic waste that are being repatriated to the UK from Malaysia. This comes amid ...


Trifilon's biocomposites help Cake improve sustainability of its motorbikes - British Plastics and Rubber
Trifilon's biocomposites help Cake improve sustainability of its motorbikes  British Plastics and Rubber

The technology behind Trifilon's biocomposites was initially intended for the automotive segment, as a substitute for lightweight, strong carbon fibre.


Actress Shailene Woodley: Plastics have caused a true ocean, marine crisis - Yahoo Finance UK
Actress Shailene Woodley: Plastics have caused a true ocean, marine crisis  Yahoo Finance UK

Actress and environmental activist Shailene Woodley joins Yahoo Finance to chat about her efforts to rid the world of harmful plastics in oceans.


Greens condemn 'immoral and reckless' plastics lobby for 'pressuring Iceland' over packaging - iNews
Greens condemn 'immoral and reckless' plastics lobby for 'pressuring Iceland' over packaging  iNews

Exclusive: Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack said it would be 'anti-science' for supermarkets to listen to plastics lobby.


Plastic waste: Milton Keynes Council cleared after Malaysia waste find - BBC News
Plastic waste: Milton Keynes Council cleared after Malaysia waste find  BBC News

Milton Keynes Council ordered an independent audit after its recycling sacks were found in Malaysia.


Adhesive Bonding - British Plastics and Rubber
Adhesive Bonding  British Plastics and Rubber

This seminar will enable attendees to find out more about how adhesives can help you improve multi-material bonds, lightweight components and assemblies, ...


Plastics make an impact at Packaging Innovations 10th anniversary - British Plastics and Rubber
Plastics make an impact at Packaging Innovations 10th anniversary  British Plastics and Rubber

Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London celebrated its 10th anniversary with plastics stealing the show. This included launching three brand-new ...


SAP creates new global marketplace for suppliers of recycled plastics and plastic alternatives - British Plastics and Rubber
SAP creates new global marketplace for suppliers of recycled plastics and plastic alternatives  British Plastics and Rubber

SAP SE (SAP) has announced it is creating a new marketplace using its SAP Ariba solutions to expand the trade of recycled plastics and plastic alternatives.


KRAIBURG TPE supplies CORADIN with compound for innovative cosmetics dispenser - British Plastics and Rubber
KRAIBURG TPE supplies CORADIN with compound for innovative cosmetics dispenser  British Plastics and Rubber

KRAIBURG TPE has provided the product developers at CORADIN, a French injection moulder, with a chemically resistant and soft-touch thermoplastic ...


Call for Lincoln council to ban single-use plastics - The Lincolnite
Call for Lincoln council to ban single-use plastics  The Lincolnite

The council earlier this year declared a climate emergency.


QMRE to make debut at RWM - British Plastics and Rubber
QMRE to make debut at RWM  British Plastics and Rubber

QM Recycled Energy (QMRE) has announced its debut at RWM with the launch of the UK's first container-sized, decentralised plant for turning plastic waste into ...


Leeds looks ahead to Manufacturing Festival highlights - British Plastics and Rubber
Leeds looks ahead to Manufacturing Festival highlights  British Plastics and Rubber

Kicking off with the Skills Yorkshire careers convention of the 2nd and 3rd October festival organisers aim to promote the varied careers available among Leeds' ...


Tom Heap to address the growing issue of farming plastics at RECOUP conference next week - British Plastics and Rubber
Tom Heap to address the growing issue of farming plastics at RECOUP conference next week  British Plastics and Rubber

Tom Heap, BBC Countryfile and BBC Radio 4 'Costing the Earth' presenter will be moderating at the RECOUP annual conference next week. One of the topics ...


Plastic waste - here's how to reduce plastics in your weekly shop - goodhousekeeping.com
Plastic waste - here's how to reduce plastics in your weekly shop  goodhousekeeping.com

How are supermarkets stepping up their efforts to cut plastic waste? Good Housekeeping investigates, and rounds up what you can do to reduce plastic useage.


EconCore to exhibit advanced honeycomb technology at K 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
EconCore to exhibit advanced honeycomb technology at K 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

EconCore will be featuring its patented production technology that allows companies to produce performance to weight optimised products at K 2019.


Scaling back: graduate invents plastic alternative from fish waste - The Guardian
Scaling back: graduate invents plastic alternative from fish waste  The Guardian

Award-winning material looks and feels like plastic but is stronger and can be disposed of as food waste.


UK supermarket launches labelling schemePlastics in Packaging - Plastics in Packaging
UK supermarket launches labelling schemePlastics in Packaging  Plastics in Packaging

UK-based supermarket Morrisons has launched a labelling scheme that it claims will enable customers to recycle more by improving their understanding and ...


ALBIS supplies sustainable plastics for Dr. BOY´s Live-Show at K 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
ALBIS supplies sustainable plastics for Dr. BOY´s Live-Show at K 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

Dr. BOY, manufacturer of injection moulding machines, is planning an extensive live show at K 2019. The plastic solutions for this demonstration will be supplied ...


Donite Plastics set to revolutionise the Agri-Tech sector as it doubles turnover and jobs in two years - British Plastics and Rubber
Donite Plastics set to revolutionise the Agri-Tech sector as it doubles turnover and jobs in two years  British Plastics and Rubber

Donite Plastics, based in Saintfield, Northern Ireland, is set to revolutionise the Agri-Tech sector by applying plastic solutions to agricultural vehicles and ...


Researchers pioneer new technique to convert single-use plastic waste into useful products - British Plastics and Rubber
Researchers pioneer new technique to convert single-use plastic waste into useful products  British Plastics and Rubber

Researchers at the Polymer Processing Research Centre (PPRC) at Queen's University Belfast are pioneering innovative manufacturing techniques to turn ...


Weekly papers: Tribute to a racing legend and rugby excitement - BBC News
Weekly papers: Tribute to a racing legend and rugby excitement  BBC News

A memorial to the County Antrim racer, Rugby World Cup fever and a war on plastic make headlines.


AMI releases new report on Polymer Demand in Africa 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
AMI releases new report on Polymer Demand in Africa 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

A new report from AMI Consulting, Polymer Demand in Africa, published in July 2019 examines the scale and growth prospects of African polymer demand.


Covestro to focus on digitalisation and sustainability at K 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
Covestro to focus on digitalisation and sustainability at K 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

Covestro will be presenting information on the subject of building insulation at K 2019. According to Covestro the insulating performance of Polyurethane (PU) ...


Axion welcomes all-in DRS proposal - British Plastics and Rubber
Axion welcomes all-in DRS proposal  British Plastics and Rubber

Axion has welcomed the all-in approach as it removes the incentive for brands to offer discounted alternatives not included in the DRS scheme, such as water in ...


Nordmann at K 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
Nordmann at K 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

Nordmann will be teaming up with co-exhibitors to run a booth at the 2019 K event. “We're excited to be joined by our co-exhibitors FRANCESCO ...


ULMA Packaging UK appoints new sales director - British Plastics and Rubber
ULMA Packaging UK appoints new sales director  British Plastics and Rubber

ULMA Packaging UK has appointed Ed Williams as its new Sales Director. Williams has over 20 years' experience in senior sales, project and product ...


The Body Shop: Demands for plastic-free shopping have 'come full circle since the 1990s' - edie.net
The Body Shop: Demands for plastic-free shopping have 'come full circle since the 1990s'  edie.net

EXCLUSIVE: The Body Shop's decision to begin offering plastic-free refills at its refurbished Bond Street store was largely driven by changing demands from its ...


PLASTICS from everyday products such as yogurt cups and coffee cup lids contain TOXIC chemicals - Daily Mail
PLASTICS from everyday products such as yogurt cups and coffee cup lids contain TOXIC chemicals  Daily Mail

Three out of four yogurt cups, bath sponges and coffee cup lids contain a cocktail of potentially dangerous chemicals, according to a new study that examined ...


Waste management needs your attention - Sponsored - NatWest Sustainability 2019 articles - FG Insight
Waste management needs your attention - Sponsored - NatWest Sustainability 2019 articles  FG Insight

Returning organic waste to the land and thinking of it as a clean product has got to be part of the solution, according to farmer Douglas Taylor.


Dow, RB, and Drukpol.Flexo join forces for FINISH dishwasher detergents recyclable packaging - British Plastics and Rubber
Dow, RB, and Drukpol.Flexo join forces for FINISH dishwasher detergents recyclable packaging  British Plastics and Rubber

Innovative stand-up pouch designed for recyclability successfully piloted for retail.


Coca-Cola ditch plastic shrink-wrap packaging on can multipacks - Metro.co.uk
Coca-Cola ditch plastic shrink-wrap packaging on can multipacks  Metro.co.uk

Coca-Cola will no longer use plastic shrink-wrap on can multipacks sold in the UK, the company has announced. Instead, four, six and eight packs of cans will ...


Norner to build new Polymer Exploration Centre in Norway - British Plastics and Rubber
Norner to build new Polymer Exploration Centre in Norway  British Plastics and Rubber

Norner has signed an agreement with R8 Property on the construction of our new Polymer Exploration Centre. The new Polymer Exploration Centre will be a ...


Volunteers clean up Swansea Bay beach as part of Wales Against Plastics campaign - Wales Online
Volunteers clean up Swansea Bay beach as part of Wales Against Plastics campaign  Wales Online

Our volunteers spent the morning at Swansea Bay beach as part of our Wales Against Plastics campaign.


Advanced Plastics to create 50 jobs with Hull factory expansion - Hull Daily Mail
Advanced Plastics to create 50 jobs with Hull factory expansion  Hull Daily Mail

The firm manufactures plastic components and has worked with big names including Ideal Boilers and Jaguar Land Rover.


Scientists find way of making sustainable polymers from fragrant molecules - British Plastics and Rubber
Scientists find way of making sustainable polymers from fragrant molecules  British Plastics and Rubber

A way of making organic polymers from the fragrant molecules in conifers and fruit trees has been developed by scientist at the University of Birmingham.


Covestro to sell European polycarbonate sheets business to Serafin Group - British Plastics and Rubber
Covestro to sell European polycarbonate sheets business to Serafin Group  British Plastics and Rubber

Covestro has signed an agreement with Serafin Group for the sale of Covestro's European polycarbonate sheets business, which comprises manufacturing units ...


Mondi, Werner & Mertz collaborate on fully recyclable stand-up pouch - British Plastics and Rubber
Mondi, Werner & Mertz collaborate on fully recyclable stand-up pouch  British Plastics and Rubber

Mondi's Werner has collaborated with Mertz to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M's Frosch-brand laundry detergent. The project ...


Third edition of recycling survey launched by European Plastics Converters - British Plastics and Rubber
Third edition of recycling survey launched by European Plastics Converters  British Plastics and Rubber

European Plastics Converters (EuPC) is to conduct the third edition of its survey on the use of recycled polymers by plastics converters in Europe, in cooperation ...


Ipswich's Jason Alexander reacts to Burger King cancelling its plastic toys in eco move | Latest Suffolk and Essex News - East Anglian Daily Times
Ipswich's Jason Alexander reacts to Burger King cancelling its plastic toys in eco move | Latest Suffolk and Essex News  East Anglian Daily Times

Burger King is removing its plastic toys from its meals in a bid to reduce single-use plastics. Picture: TUDOR MORGAN-OWEN ...


Recycling of plastics to be highlighted by Baerlocher at K 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
Recycling of plastics to be highlighted by Baerlocher at K 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

Baerlocher will exhibit its Baeropol T-Blends for recycling, the company's Resin Stabilization Technology (RST) family of customisable stabilizer packages and ...


How should SMEs be planning for the single-use plastics ban? - Open Access Government
How should SMEs be planning for the single-use plastics ban?  Open Access Government

Andy MacInnes, B-Loony, discusses how the single-use plastics ban will affect SMEs and highlights the need for them to plan ahead for the future.


Spooked by Modi's plastics ban, India Inc seeks clarity, exemptions - Reuters UK
Spooked by Modi's plastics ban, India Inc seeks clarity, exemptions  Reuters UK

Companies in India will seek exemptions from the government's planned ban on certain plastic items, fearing the move will disrupt supply chains and raise costs ...


New compounds extend the range of applications for biobased thermoplastics - British Plastics and Rubber
New compounds extend the range of applications for biobased thermoplastics  British Plastics and Rubber

FKuR will be showcasing its expanded portfolio of biobased thermoplastics for a growing range applications including packaging, consumer products, sporting ...


Corrugated Plastic Sheet Market SWOT Analysis including key players Coroplast (Inteplast Group)(USA), Primex Plastics (USA) - Impartnews
Corrugated Plastic Sheet Market SWOT Analysis including key players Coroplast (Inteplast Group)(USA), Primex Plastics (USA)  Impartnews

A New Research on the Global Corrugated Plastic Sheet Market was conducted across a variety of industries in various regions to produce more than 150 page ...


MRE 2020 to take place in just over 5 months - British Plastics and Rubber
MRE 2020 to take place in just over 5 months  British Plastics and Rubber

The Materials Research Exchange 2020 (MRE 2020), an exhibition, investor showcase and conference, is just over 5 months away. The event will demonstrate ...


Sainsbury's announces plans to halve plastic packaging by 2025 - British Plastics and Rubber
Sainsbury's announces plans to halve plastic packaging by 2025  British Plastics and Rubber

Sainsbury's has announced an ambitious new commitment to reduce plastic packaging by 50 per cent by 2025. The new target will include all branded food ...


Whitby GP Raises Awareness Of Problem Plastics - Yorkshire Coast Radio
Whitby GP Raises Awareness Of Problem Plastics  Yorkshire Coast Radio

A GP from Whitby is fronting an event to raise awareness of problem plastics.


Nordmann to become European distributor of Völpker wax additives - British Plastics and Rubber
Nordmann to become European distributor of Völpker wax additives  British Plastics and Rubber

As of 1st January 2020, Nordmann will begin handling the distribution of specialty wax additives from Völpker. Völpker develops and produces cutting-edge ...


Teijin to support exhibition in Amsterdam - British Plastics and Rubber
Teijin to support exhibition in Amsterdam  British Plastics and Rubber

The Teijin Group has announced it will support the exhibition Colorful Japan opening at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam on September 7. The new wing of the ...


PPXX to provide networking and promotional opportunities - British Plastics and Rubber
PPXX to provide networking and promotional opportunities  British Plastics and Rubber

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has highlighted the promotional and networking opportunities of its next conference and exhibition, Plastic ...


Tyres: The plastic polluter you never thought about - National Geographic
Tyres: The plastic polluter you never thought about  National Geographic

In 2014 biologist John Weinstein and his graduate students went looking for microplastics—the small bits of degraded plastic that researchers have discovered ...


SI Group to feature next-generation solutions at K 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
SI Group to feature next-generation solutions at K 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

SI Group, which combined with Addivant in October 2018 under common ownership by SK Capital Partners, will use the event to highlight its expanded ...


Thérèse Coffey leaves DEFRA to join DWP - British Plastics and Rubber
Thérèse Coffey leaves DEFRA to join DWP  British Plastics and Rubber

Coffey was previously Minister of State at DEFRA, from July 2019, and before that the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at DEFRA, from July 2016.


Elior and Water Unite team up for UK foodservice industry first - Packaging Gateway
Elior and Water Unite team up for UK foodservice industry first  Packaging Gateway

Elior and Water Unite have teamed up to launch a campaign to meet the demand for bottled water in a sustainable way in a UK foodservice industry first.


Ipswich Plastics celebrates 70th anniversary with new Range D - UK Haulier News
Ipswich Plastics celebrates 70th anniversary with new Range D  UK Haulier News

To mark 70 years in the business and in a move that cements a loyal business relationship spanning four decades, Ipswich Plastics Ltd has taken delivery of a ...


BUSS to introduce new models at K 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
BUSS to introduce new models at K 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

BUSS is to unveil its new COMPEO 88 and COMPEO 110 kneaders for plastics and elastomers at K 2019, adding two higher throughput models to the COMPEO ...


Everything you need to know about recycling beauty products and plastics in your bathroom - Stylist Magazine
Everything you need to know about recycling beauty products and plastics in your bathroom  Stylist Magazine

How to recycle bathroom beauty products and plastics, including shampoo and conditioner bottles, toothpaste, perfume, hair straighteners, toothbrushes, ...


Shruti Singhal appointed as President of DSM Engineering Plastics - British Plastics and Rubber
Shruti Singhal appointed as President of DSM Engineering Plastics  British Plastics and Rubber

Royal DSM has appointed Shruti Singhal President DSM Engineering Plastics, effective 1 October 2019. Singhal joined DSM in July 2018 as Managing Director ...


Continued growth leads to Composite Integration site expansion - British Plastics and Rubber
Continued growth leads to Composite Integration site expansion  British Plastics and Rubber

Composite Integration has announced its move to a new state-of-the-art facility as a result of its phenomenal growth over recent years, which has seen the ...


ELIX Polymers publishes its 2018 Sustainability Report - British Plastics and Rubber
ELIX Polymers publishes its 2018 Sustainability Report  British Plastics and Rubber

ELIX Polymers expresses its corporate commitment to sustainability and focus on transparency through the publication of its 2018 Sustainability Report.


SONGWON deeply saddened by unexpected death of CEO Maurizio Butti - British Plastics and Rubber
SONGWON deeply saddened by unexpected death of CEO Maurizio Butti  British Plastics and Rubber

The Board of Directors of SONGWON Industrial Group has announced with deep sadness, the unexpected death of the company's CEO, Maurizio Butti on ...


Packaging market M&A deals decline in first half of 2019 - British Plastics and Rubber
Packaging market M&A deals decline in first half of 2019  British Plastics and Rubber

The number of global M&A transactions in the packaging industry declined by 21 per cent to 126 in the first half of 2019, compared to the prior year period of 159 ...


Slave to sachets - How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines - Reuters
Slave to sachets - How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines  Reuters

Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being ...


MP visits Whirlpool Seabin in Portishead - British Plastics and Rubber
MP visits Whirlpool Seabin in Portishead  British Plastics and Rubber

The North Somerset MP, Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox visited Whirlpool Corporation's recently installed Seabin at Portishead Quays Marina. The Seabin is part of ...


Techsil launches new UV curable adhesive in UK - Medical Plastics News
Techsil launches new UV curable adhesive in UK  Medical Plastics News

Adhesive suppliers, Techsil has launched a new optically clear, low viscosity, UV curable adhesive into the UK market.


Slight fall in Scotland's domestic recycling rate - BBC News
Slight fall in Scotland's domestic recycling rate  BBC News

Domestic recycling rates in Scotland have fallen for the first time since 2011, according to new statistics. Official figures show that 44.7% of household waste was ...


Asda trialling new solution to fight food waste - British Plastics and Rubber
Asda trialling new solution to fight food waste  British Plastics and Rubber

Asda is to trial an innovative new technology by Apeel Sciences that could drastically reduce food waste and potentially reduce the use of plastic packaging in ...