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Smile Plastics expands capacity in UK - Recycling Today
Smile Plastics expands capacity in UK  Recycling Today


Case Study: MBA Polymers Install Quick Clean Drawer Magnet - Interplas Insights
Case Study: MBA Polymers Install Quick Clean Drawer Magnet  Interplas Insights


Kids’ t-shirt design competition - Greenpeace UK
Kids’ t-shirt design competition  Greenpeace UK


Melt Temperature Measurement Technology Enters UK Market - Plastics Technology
Melt Temperature Measurement Technology Enters UK Market  Plastics Technology


New bans and restrictions on polluting single-use plastics come into force - GOV.UK
New bans and restrictions on polluting single-use plastics come into force  GOV.UK


UoP, Greenpeace Launch UK's Biggest Household Plastic Survey - Mirage News
UoP, Greenpeace Launch UK's Biggest Household Plastic Survey  Mirage News


Policy Commission: A Future for Sustainable Plastics - University of Birmingham
Policy Commission: A Future for Sustainable Plastics  University of Birmingham


Oxford scientists launch ambitious roadmap for a circular carbon plastics economy - University of Oxford
Oxford scientists launch ambitious roadmap for a circular carbon plastics economy  University of Oxford


UK universities receive €13 million to develop plastic enzymatic recycling - Sustainable Plastics
UK universities receive €13 million to develop plastic enzymatic recycling  Sustainable Plastics


Commonwealth Secretariat and UK Government Collaborate on Training Ahead of Key Plastics Treaty Negotiations ... - Commonwealth
Commonwealth Secretariat and UK Government Collaborate on Training Ahead of Key Plastics Treaty Negotiations ...  Commonwealth


UK Plastics Pact urges inclusion of public/private partnerships - Packaging Gateway
UK Plastics Pact urges inclusion of public/private partnerships  Packaging Gateway


Plastics pacts should be included in UN treaty says WRAP - Materials Recycling World
Plastics pacts should be included in UN treaty says WRAP  Materials Recycling World


British firm tries and fails to get EU to undo oxo-degradable plastics ban - edie.net
British firm tries and fails to get EU to undo oxo-degradable plastics ban  edie.net


Get ready for ban on single use plastics - Local Government Association
Get ready for ban on single use plastics  Local Government Association


Sainsbury's makes its greatest standalone plastics removal through mushroom punnets - Sainsbury's
Sainsbury's makes its greatest standalone plastics removal through mushroom punnets  Sainsbury's


Wales follows Scotland and England to ban single-use plastics - Sky News
Wales follows Scotland and England to ban single-use plastics  Sky News


Talisman Plastics Invests in Compact MacroPower Technology from WIBA UK - Interplas Insights
Talisman Plastics Invests in Compact MacroPower Technology from WIBA UK  Interplas Insights


Zotefoams joins UK authority on plastic recycling Recoup - Sustainable Plastics
Zotefoams joins UK authority on plastic recycling Recoup  Sustainable Plastics


Thousands of people are helping solve the plastic problem - here's how to get involved - Greenpeace UK
Thousands of people are helping solve the plastic problem - here's how to get involved  Greenpeace UK


Innovate UK reveals latest flexible plastics project funding round - Materials Recycling World
Innovate UK reveals latest flexible plastics project funding round  Materials Recycling World


WRAP's Plastics Pact targets 'will not happen' by 2025 despite progress - letsrecycle.com
WRAP's Plastics Pact targets 'will not happen' by 2025 despite progress  letsrecycle.com


FlexSea’s biodegradable plastics attract £3m investment - Imperial College London
FlexSea’s biodegradable plastics attract £3m investment  Imperial College London


Single-Use Plastic Ban in England - Somerset County Council
Single-Use Plastic Ban in England  Somerset County Council


One month until new ban of certain single-use plastics comes into place - Brighton & Hove City Council
One month until new ban of certain single-use plastics comes into place  Brighton & Hove City Council


Versalis plastics plant closure threatens more than 100 Grangemouth jobs - bbc.co.uk
Versalis plastics plant closure threatens more than 100 Grangemouth jobs  bbc.co.uk


Aston University joins the British Plastics Federation - Interplas Insights
Aston University joins the British Plastics Federation  Interplas Insights


Uncovered: Unilever’s complicity in the plastics crisis and its power to solve it - Greenpeace UK
Uncovered: Unilever’s complicity in the plastics crisis and its power to solve it  Greenpeace UK


Nottinghamshire businesses reminded that ban on single-use plastics is just days away - Nottinghamshire County Council
Nottinghamshire businesses reminded that ban on single-use plastics is just days away  Nottinghamshire County Council


Norfolk bio-products firm set to be hit by single-use plastics ban - bbc.co.uk
Norfolk bio-products firm set to be hit by single-use plastics ban  bbc.co.uk


UK implements new restrictions on single-use plastics - Packaging Gateway
UK implements new restrictions on single-use plastics  Packaging Gateway


UK government to roll-out plastics digitalisation programme nationwide - Sustainable Plastics
UK government to roll-out plastics digitalisation programme nationwide  Sustainable Plastics


Plastics Pact consultation open - IOM3
Plastics Pact consultation open  IOM3


Simplify plastics to boost recycling and cut pollution, Imperial report calls - Imperial College London
Simplify plastics to boost recycling and cut pollution, Imperial report calls  Imperial College London


Ban on businesses supplying single-use plastics comes into force in England - The Independent
Ban on businesses supplying single-use plastics comes into force in England  The Independent


Plant-based manufacturer's FoI request evidence of inaction on single use plastics - FoodManufacture.co.uk
Plant-based manufacturer's FoI request evidence of inaction on single use plastics  FoodManufacture.co.uk


England begins enforcing ban on single-use plastics - Anadolu Agency | English
England begins enforcing ban on single-use plastics  Anadolu Agency | English


Unilever profit warning delivered by Greenpeace UK as activists scale HQ in plastic pollution protest - Greenpeace UK
Unilever profit warning delivered by Greenpeace UK as activists scale HQ in plastic pollution protest  Greenpeace UK


Cambridge Xampla's bid to eliminate plastics boosted by £5.5m funds - BBC.com
Cambridge Xampla's bid to eliminate plastics boosted by £5.5m funds  BBC.com


England sets the date: Single-use plastics ban to take effect from October 2023 - Dealer Support Magazine
England sets the date: Single-use plastics ban to take effect from October 2023  Dealer Support Magazine


England bans range of single use plastics to tackle 'scourge of plastic pollution' - FoodNavigator.com
England bans range of single use plastics to tackle 'scourge of plastic pollution'  FoodNavigator.com


Mura looks to create 'true circular plastics economy' with first UK plant - Reuters
Mura looks to create 'true circular plastics economy' with first UK plant  Reuters


Environment: What will plastic ban mean for takeaway prices? - bbc.co.uk
Environment: What will plastic ban mean for takeaway prices?  bbc.co.uk


One month to go before single use plastics ban is introduced in Wales | GOV.WALES - GOV.WALES
One month to go before single use plastics ban is introduced in Wales | GOV.WALES  GOV.WALES


Uk needs a driving force to really get behind EPR - Sustainable Plastics
Uk needs a driving force to really get behind EPR  Sustainable Plastics


Online quiz aims to bust myths around global plastics pollution - University of Strathclyde
Online quiz aims to bust myths around global plastics pollution  University of Strathclyde


Warwickshire joins the nationwide ban on single-use plastics! – Warwickshire County Council - Warwickshire County Council
Warwickshire joins the nationwide ban on single-use plastics! – Warwickshire County Council  Warwickshire County Council


Plastics innovation has tripled – but the UK must keep pace - Interplas Insights
Plastics innovation has tripled – but the UK must keep pace  Interplas Insights


Companies must turn failure into effective action on the plastics crisis - Greenpeace International
Companies must turn failure into effective action on the plastics crisis  Greenpeace International


Professor to lead plastics pollution research | MRW - Materials Recycling World
Professor to lead plastics pollution research | MRW  Materials Recycling World


UK government rolls out single-use plastics ban - Packaging News
UK government rolls out single-use plastics ban  Packaging News


Council welcomes Government ban on single-use plastics | Newsroom | Bath & North East Somerset Council - Bath & North East Somerset Council Newsroom
Council welcomes Government ban on single-use plastics | Newsroom | Bath & North East Somerset Council  Bath & North East Somerset Council Newsroom


Aquapak joins WRAP and UK Plastics Pact - Recycling Today
Aquapak joins WRAP and UK Plastics Pact  Recycling Today


UK to ban single-use plastics and EU suggests wide-ranging changes to plastic use - FoodNavigator.com
UK to ban single-use plastics and EU suggests wide-ranging changes to plastic use  FoodNavigator.com


Watch the moment Plastics Rebellion activists hijack Jeremy Hunt's litter pick in Ash - Woking News and Mail
Watch the moment Plastics Rebellion activists hijack Jeremy Hunt's litter pick in Ash  Woking News and Mail


Viridor shuts down polymer recycling facility in the UK - Sustainable Plastics
Viridor shuts down polymer recycling facility in the UK  Sustainable Plastics


BPF Plastics in Automotive Conference to Explore Supply Chains and Sustainability - Interplas Insights
BPF Plastics in Automotive Conference to Explore Supply Chains and Sustainability  Interplas Insights


Ocean Plastics Leadership Network Receives Agreement from the UK - waste360
Ocean Plastics Leadership Network Receives Agreement from the UK  waste360


Bio-based Lignin Plastics Target Auto Applications in UK-funded Project - Plastics Today
Bio-based Lignin Plastics Target Auto Applications in UK-funded Project  Plastics Today


First ever recycling for hidden plastic lab waste - bbc.co.uk
First ever recycling for hidden plastic lab waste  bbc.co.uk


England's latest single-use plastics ban explained - resource.co
England's latest single-use plastics ban explained  resource.co


Ban on single use plastics - Knowsley News
Ban on single use plastics  Knowsley News


Chemical recyclers call for plastics mass balance rule - Materials Recycling World
Chemical recyclers call for plastics mass balance rule  Materials Recycling World


Real beauty, real harm: the ugly truth behind Dove’s ‘Real Beauty’ campaign - Greenpeace UK
Real beauty, real harm: the ugly truth behind Dove’s ‘Real Beauty’ campaign  Greenpeace UK


UK urged to lead on global plastics treaty amid DRS meltdown - The Grocer
UK urged to lead on global plastics treaty amid DRS meltdown  The Grocer


Tipton plastics blaze started deliberately, say fire service - bbc.co.uk
Tipton plastics blaze started deliberately, say fire service  bbc.co.uk


Nestlé invests £7m in recycling facility to deal with plastics - The Manufacturer
Nestlé invests £7m in recycling facility to deal with plastics  The Manufacturer


Councils remind businesses of single-use plastics ban from 1 October – Broadland and South Norfolk - South Norfolk Council
Councils remind businesses of single-use plastics ban from 1 October – Broadland and South Norfolk  South Norfolk Council


British plastic packaging tax to be increased in line with inflation - EUWID Recycling and Waste Management
British plastic packaging tax to be increased in line with inflation  EUWID Recycling and Waste Management


Single Use Plastics Ban; What Do You NTK? I Startups.co.uk - Startups.co.uk
Single Use Plastics Ban; What Do You NTK? I Startups.co.uk  Startups.co.uk


Plastics Industry Awards 2023 finalists announced - Interplas Insights
Plastics Industry Awards 2023 finalists announced  Interplas Insights


Whirlpool UK has made sustainability a core value - Sustainable Plastics
Whirlpool UK has made sustainability a core value  Sustainable Plastics


Funding boost for research into sustainable medical testing plastics - University of Birmingham
Funding boost for research into sustainable medical testing plastics  University of Birmingham


The Plastics Dilemma: Towards a Sustainable Future | Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
The Plastics Dilemma: Towards a Sustainable Future | Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment  Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment


UK government appoints new head of EPR scheme - Sustainable Plastics
UK government appoints new head of EPR scheme  Sustainable Plastics


Oct 1: Tories gather for conference; Single-use plastics banned; iPhone 15 overheating – Car Dealer Magazine - Car Dealer Magazine
Oct 1: Tories gather for conference; Single-use plastics banned; iPhone 15 overheating – Car Dealer Magazine  Car Dealer Magazine


Nestlé invests £7m on Impact Recycling facility for 'hard-to-recycle' plastics - Packaging News
Nestlé invests £7m on Impact Recycling facility for 'hard-to-recycle' plastics  Packaging News


MBA Polymers UK announces major expansion - Sustainable Plastics
MBA Polymers UK announces major expansion  Sustainable Plastics


Nestlé invests GBP 7 million in new recycling facility for flexible plastics in the UK - Sustainable Plastics
Nestlé invests GBP 7 million in new recycling facility for flexible plastics in the UK  Sustainable Plastics


Plastic packaging from UK supermarket found dumped in vulnerable Myanmar communities - The Independent
Plastic packaging from UK supermarket found dumped in vulnerable Myanmar communities  The Independent


Britain overtakes France in manufacturing rankings – plastics industry grows by 10% - Interplas Insights
Britain overtakes France in manufacturing rankings – plastics industry grows by 10%  Interplas Insights


Environment: Wales' single-use plastics ban begins - bbc.co.uk
Environment: Wales' single-use plastics ban begins  bbc.co.uk


UK farmers are still burning toxic plastics on agricultural land despite it being illegal - EIA - Environmental Investigation Agency
UK farmers are still burning toxic plastics on agricultural land despite it being illegal - EIA  Environmental Investigation Agency


BUSINESS | Hereford based manufacturer Elite Plastics wins the inaugural Sustainability Initiative Award at the Plastics ... - Your Herefordshire
BUSINESS | Hereford based manufacturer Elite Plastics wins the inaugural Sustainability Initiative Award at the Plastics ...  Your Herefordshire


Businesses must prepare for single-use plastics ban, councils warn - The Independent
Businesses must prepare for single-use plastics ban, councils warn  The Independent


New single-use plastics bans come into force in England - edie.net
New single-use plastics bans come into force in England  edie.net


Unilever accused of breaking plastics pledge as sachet sales approach 53bn - The Guardian
Unilever accused of breaking plastics pledge as sachet sales approach 53bn  The Guardian


Greenback buys laminate plastics recycling firm Enval - Materials Recycling World
Greenback buys laminate plastics recycling firm Enval  Materials Recycling World


So which IS safer, tap or bottled water - Daily Mail
So which IS safer, tap or bottled water  Daily Mail


Government launches plastics tax evaluation | MRW - Materials Recycling World
Government launches plastics tax evaluation | MRW  Materials Recycling World


FEAD attacks EU bio-based plastics stance - Materials Recycling World
FEAD attacks EU bio-based plastics stance  Materials Recycling World


Global Plastics Treaty: six things you need to know - Greenpeace UK
Global Plastics Treaty: six things you need to know  Greenpeace UK


Gunther UK Announces Exclusive Partnership with RTC Couplings - Interplas Insights
Gunther UK Announces Exclusive Partnership with RTC Couplings  Interplas Insights


Consumers angry at retail industry for producing plastic waste, study finds - University of Sheffield News
Consumers angry at retail industry for producing plastic waste, study finds  University of Sheffield News


Evidence not idealism on the global plastics crisis - PoliticsHome
Evidence not idealism on the global plastics crisis  PoliticsHome


Birmingham Plastics Network: Creating a circular economy for medical testing plastics - University of Birmingham
Birmingham Plastics Network: Creating a circular economy for medical testing plastics  University of Birmingham


Samsung Launches Less Microfiber™ Filter that Moves Towards Protecting Oceans from Laundry Plastics - samsung.com
Samsung Launches Less Microfiber™ Filter that Moves Towards Protecting Oceans from Laundry Plastics  samsung.com


Sainsbury's makes massive standalone plastics cut through mushroom punnets - Packaging News
Sainsbury's makes massive standalone plastics cut through mushroom punnets  Packaging News


Recycling can release huge quantities of microplastics, study finds - The Guardian
Recycling can release huge quantities of microplastics, study finds  The Guardian


Family run Nylaplas acquired by Vink UK - Interplas Insights
Family run Nylaplas acquired by Vink UK  Interplas Insights


Kenvue Trials UK Plastics Recycling Scheme In Tesco Supermarkets - HBW Insight
Kenvue Trials UK Plastics Recycling Scheme In Tesco Supermarkets  HBW Insight