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BPF outlines vision for reducing plastic waste

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has released a new document outlining its vision to reduce the impact of plastic waste. The organisation said the..

May 2018

Smurfit Kappa reveals early success of sustainability goals

SMURFIT Kappa has announced it has surpassed its 2020 CO2 emissions target three years ahead of schedule. The firm’s annual Sustainable Development..

May 2018

Success of PRSE 2018 sends “important message”

THE organisers of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) exhibition have reported a 70% rise in visitor numbers for the event, which was recently held in..

May 2018

UK businesses join Plastics Pact to end “scourge” of single-use packaging

Resource efficiency organisation WRAP has launched the UK Plastics Pact in a bid to make unnecessary single-use plastic packaging a thing of the past. WRAP has..

April 2018

BPF welcomes additional funding to fight plastic waste

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) says it welcomes the UK Government’s announcement of a £61.4 million fund towards tackling plastic waste ahead of..

April 2018

Linx appoints new managing director

JOSE Gomez has been appointed managing director of Linx Printing Technologies following the retirement of Nigel Hood. He joins the coding and marking..

April 2018

Deposit return system for drinks containers announced for England

THE UK Government has announced plans for a deposit return system in a bid to crack down on plastic pollution and increase recycling rates in England. The..

March 2018

Stakeholders discuss the way forward in tackling marine litter issues

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has hosted a follow-up seminar to its marine litter event that took place earlier this year. Brands, retailers,..

March 2018

Falkirk business rebrands to reflect “rapidly expanding” product range

FALKIRK-based inflatable and reusable protective packaging specialist BUBL Bag has announced the business will now trade under the name BUBL Packaging to..

March 2018

Weather-hit Packaging Innovations a “resounding success”

ORGANISERS of Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2018 hailed this year’s show a “resounding success” despite adverse weather..

March 2018