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Plastic recycling boost

Top plastics firms from across Europe have joined forces for a project aiming to make the material more recyclable.The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has awarded the consortium £235,000 to research recycling processes for plastic milk bottles.There are currently no commercially viable ways of turning UK waste plastic into high-density polyethylene (HDPE) that is allowed to contain food.A WRAP spokesman said: The project will examine all ...