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Feature: Recyclers are being hit hard

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) says the huge increase in gas prices will hit the plastics industry severely. It has called on the Government to investigate the scale of the increases, look urgently at the security of supply of gas to the UK and abolish the Climate Change Levy. BPF president Jim Jeffries says the 10-year high reached by gas prices, to 170p per therm, could “reduce production as it becomes unprofitable” and damage investment in the UK. ...