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Plastics

News

Plastic Milk Bottles

Leave plastic milk bottles out of Scotland DRS, ministers toldSubscription

21 February, 2019 By Greg Pitcher

Research reveals significant support for excluding types of HDPE ridid plastic containers

packaging advert

Packaging reforms could 'turbo-boost' recyclingSubscription

18 February, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Incpen backs radical reforms

Iceland reverse vending

Small shops say deposit return scheme 'unworkable'Subscription

18 February, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Retailers ‘cannot manage manual collections’

cover gove

Resources and waste consultations finally launched by WhitehallSubscription

18 February, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Detailed proposals cover deposit return scheme, consistent collections, producer responsibility and plastics tax

plastic

Recyclers say export market 'must stay open to plastics'Subscription

14 February, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Ellin: ’Should not take risk of removing competition from export markets’

Features

andrew brady

Big Interview: Andrew BradySubscription

A year ago, EMR set itself a new vision to become the global leader in the provision of sustainable materials

The UK can take the lead on hard-to-recycle plasticsSubscription

Plastics-to-oil recycling companies are lobbying to get their technology recognised

plastic packaging

Invest in facilities to recycle more at homeSubscription

Tony Gaukroger takes a closer look at the single-use plastics tax and asks where the 30% recycled plastics is going to come from

demeto microwave depolymerisation process

Not so difficult after all: microwaves target PETSubscription

By 2020 it is hoped that an industrial-scale chemical recycling plant will be up and running, offering a solution for hard-to-recycle PET-based plastics