Soft plastics to be turned into plywood-alternative as Fife facility opens

SOFT plastics are set to be collected in Fife to be turned into Ecosheet, as Scotland's first plant to recycle flexible plastic and film...

Record crowds make PRSE 2022 ‘most successful show to date’

ORGANISERS of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) 2022 exhibition and conference, held recently in Amsterdam, have announced the event attracted a 'record' number...

Capri-Sun unveils refreshed pack design with new squash offering

THE success of the new Capri-Sun Multivitamin Squash range is set to be built on with the launch of a new double strength variant...

Next generation compression film boasts up to 30% PCR content

BERRY Global’s European flexible films division has launched a next generation version of its FormiFor insulation compression film, which now incorporates up to 30%...

Study uncovers ‘crucial’ roles of bacteria living on plastic debris

A 'groundbreaking' study led by the University of Stirling has uncovered the 'crucial' roles of bacteria living on plastic debris. The research, led by Stirling's...
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Lucozade Ribena Suntory sets 100% sustainable packaging target

LUCOZADE Ribena Suntory has unveiled plans to move to 100% sustainable plastic within a decade

Plastics are no newcomer to sustainability schemes

In the need to create a more sustainable world, plastics are very much part of the solution says Katherine Fleet, sustainability manager at Berry...

All hail the hidden heroes of plastics

Pete Beavis, senior sector specialist and materials scientist at R&D tax credit specialist ForrestBrown, explains why we need to stop demonising plastics, approach new...

Export market sees ‘surge’ in demand for plastic pallets

GOPLASTICPALLETS.COM has reported a 'surge' in plastic pallet sales for exports since September, with sales up 20% compared with the same period last year. MD...

HMRC urges businesses to get ready for new plastic packaging tax

HMRC has published a policy paper detailing how businesses should prepare for the impending plastic packaging tax. The new tax, which is to take effect...