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BPF offers grants to British businesses exhibiting at Chinaplas 2019

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) is allocating grants to British businesses to exhibit at Chinaplas 2019. Working with the Department for International..

December 2018

New guide aims to boost plastics recycling

RECOUP and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have teamed up to launch new guidance aimed at helping designers create plastic packaging that is easy to..

November 2018

UK Government to introduce plastic packaging tax

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has outlined plans for the UK Government to introduce a new tax on the manufacture and import of plastic packaging containing less..

October 2018

PDM 2019 set for Manchester move

THE Plastics Design & Moulding (PDM) event is moving to a new location next year, organisers have announced. The two-day exhibition and conference is..

October 2018

Port operator joins fight to tackle plastic pollution

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has revealed that Teesport has become the first UK port to commit to stopping plastic pellets leaking into the sea, after..

September 2018

New strategy aims to boost safety in plastics and composites sectors

A new three-year SIMPL (Safety in Manufacturing Plastics and Composites) strategy has been launched by the organisations involved in the initiative. The SIMPL..

June 2018

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

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

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

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