75 years of plastics innovation to be celebrated at Interplas 2023

Interplas 2023 returns to the NEC, Birmingham from September 26-28. David Gray, head of content at Rapid News Group, recently answered Packaging Scotland's questions...

‘Anti-plastic rhetoric’ poses ‘substantive threat’ to sector

LDPE recycler Chase Plastics has warned of the 'substantive threat' that 'widespread anti-plastic rhetoric' poses to the UK plastic packaging industry. The firm said the...
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Closing the loop

CUSTOMERS could make ‘significant savings’ by switching to plastic pallets, according to Jim Hardisty, MD of Goplasticpallets.com

Action plan announced for ‘rapid change’ in Glasgow’s plastic use

GLASGOW is to be free of ‘unnecessary’ plastic by 2030, according to a new council strategy plan. The Glasgow City Council plastics reduction strategy sets...

Encore film range launched

INNOVIA Films has launched a new range of recyclable BOPP films called Encore, made from non-food based raw materials. Innovia said the Encore packaging and...

Organisation unveils sunglasses made from ocean waste

SUNGLASSES made from waste collected at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch have been developed in a bid to tackle ocean debris.  The Ocean Cleanup, a...

Dow and Mura Technology team up to scale advanced recycling solution for plastics

PLASTIC manufacturer Dow and Mura Technology, a pioneer of an advanced plastic recycling solution, have announced a partnership to help keep plastic waste out...

New website promotes job opportunities in the plastics sector

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has unveiled a new website designed to promote job opportunities in the plastics industry. PolymerJobs.co.uk lists available jobs including toolmakers,...

UK Government ‘plans to extend’ single-use plastic ban

THE UK Government has launched a consultation on banning a number of single-use plastics. It follows the Scottish Government's announcement recently that it is to...

Entry deadline extended for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022

ORGANISERS of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 have announced an extension to the entry deadline for all seven award categories until Friday March...