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“Outstandingly high” calibre of entries for inaugural Plastics Recycling Awards Europe

THE finalists have been announced for the inaugural Plastics Recycling Awards Europe. Winners will be revealed on the second day of The Plastics Recycling Show..

February 2018

BBC to end single-use plastic by 2020

THE BBC has announced plans to remove single-use plastics from its operations by 2020. The move follows the outcry over Blue Planet II’s highlighting of..

February 2018

Flexible tube is ‘Crowning’ achievement for M&H Plastics

M&H Plastics has rolled out a new flexible tube to package and apply matchpot samples for Crown Paints. The new tube has a built-in applicator sponge,..

February 2018

Marine litter event to lead to “coordinated plan” to tackle plastic waste

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has held a marine litter event in London, featuring a range of key stakeholders, with the aim of working together to stop..

February 2018

Are biodegradable plastics better for the environment?

Plastics are indispensable in many areas of our modern lives, yet questions over the material’s sustainability are rarely out of the headlines these days...

February 2018

BPF claims UK is ‘over-reliant’ on exporting materials for recycling

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) Recycling Group has issued a response to Sky’s investigation into recycled content that has been shipped to China,..

January 2018

BPF launches new initiative to tackle waste crime

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced a new initiative in the battle to reduce waste crime. The organisation has created an online form for its..

January 2018

‘Design for Recycling’ service aids sustainability drive

PLASTIC packaging in the future could result in a “trade-off” between making products that look a little less shiny but feature more sustainability..

January 2018

EU launches first ever Europe-wide plastics strategy

The European Union has laid out plans for the first ever Europe-wide plastics strategy. The strategy is being adopted as “a part of the transition towards a..

January 2018

BPF “surprised” by Iceland’s plastics-free packaging pledge

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has said it is “surprised” by frozen food specialist Iceland’s announcement that it intends to..

January 2018