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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

Faerch Plast outlines commitment to Plastics Pact

FAERCH Plast has announced it has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact. The firm said it will invest in further innovation, research and new business models to..

May 2018

Calls for £100m investment to boost flexible plastic recycling

AN investment of £100 million in collection, sorting and recycling infrastructure is needed for flexible plastic recycling in the UK. That’s the view of..

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

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe winners announced

THE inaugural winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe have been announced at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, held at the RAI Amsterdam. The five..

April 2018

Time to end “paranoia” over plastic packaging

THE so-called war on plastic is tackling the symptoms rather than the disease. That’s the view of Barry Twigg, chief executive of National Flexible, a..

April 2018

Entries open for 2018 Plastics Industry Awards

ENTRIES are now open for the 2018 Plastics Industry Awards. In total, 15 categories will be included, with winners set to be announced at a ceremony in London..

April 2018

Expanding PRSE show proves to be worth the wait

  Packaging Scotland’s Gary Moug recently spoke to Matt Barber, event director for the Plastics Recyling Show Europe. Following the success of last..

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

IPL Plastics adds to IML-capable food packaging offering

IPL Plastics has announced the launch of two new sizes of containers for the food industry that the manufacturer says are both tamper evident and IML capable...

April 2018