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Innovation report

The building and construction industry uses only a small percentage of plastics less than 1% by weight but it is the second largest plastics user after the packaging sector. A new Waste Watch report, Plastics in the UK Economy, gives a detailed insight into the 0.8 million tonnes of plastics used in the construction industry each year, which is predicted to increase tenfold by 2010. According to the report, which is funded by the Biffaward scheme, plastics form a wide variety ...