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News

drs consultation

MSPs call on Scottish Government to heed DRS concerns Subscription

11 December, 2019 By Katie Coyne

New report calls for assurrance materials can be added to the scheme

Coca cola cans

Coca-Cola invests in new factory line to deliver sustainable productsSubscription

11 December, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Drinks giant claims ‘record’ year for investment in environmental improvements

glass bottles

Glass sector warns of seasonal overload on DRS collectionsSubscription

11 December, 2019 By Katie Coyne

British Glass continues call for glass to be removed from Scottish DRS

quantafuel plant denmark

Quantafuel signs contract with GeminorSubscription

10 December, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Geminor to deliver mixed and treated waste plastics

Recycling technologies

Big names join forces to develop chemical recyclingSubscription

10 December, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Nestle, Mars, Total, and Recycling Technologies form partnership

Features

dow netherlands

Dow moves fast with partners in bio-plastics Subscription

Dow wants to scale up production of its bio-based plastic derived from the pulping process after its successful demonstration in drinks packaging

UK innovation shifts up a gearSubscription

Government and industry have been focused on finding solutions for plastics waste

material implementation

The strength that binds: a new reinforced plastic Subscription

With an estimated 40% of all polymer resin produced in the world used for packaging being discarded within a year, could a new technology help more of this to be recycled?

odour eaters

A whiff of success in search for plastic odoursSubscription

A project focused on removing odour hopes to break down a key barrier to greater use of post-consumer recycled plastics