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Plastics

News

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WRAP plastics recycling research unveiled at summitSubscription

15 October, 2018 By Katie Coyne

Gover: ‘The world is watching and we cannot fail’

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Cash for plastics pollution solutionsSubscription

15 October, 2018 By Katie Coyne

Inventors can apply to a £1.4m pot of funding 

Waste

MEPs vote for 35% minimum recycled content in plastic bottlesSubscription

11 October, 2018 By

EU recycling industry hails move as ‘crucial step’ in boosting investment

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ESA tells Tories to back plastic producer responsibilitySubscription

1 October, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Move would bring money into recycling and reduce confusion

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Viridor finds favour for non-recyclable plastics taxSubscription

25 September, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Firm says industry should note rising public concern on plastic pollution

Features

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Plastics recycling: it’s a rollercoaster rideSubscription

MRW got three leading plastics recyclers to discuss the state of the sector. Joining the conversation were Chase Plastics managing director Jessica Baker, Axion Polymers associate consultant Keith Freegard and Vanden Recycling UK managing director David Wilson

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How to shred offcut waste of special plasticsSubscription

With an increasing number of industries using technical plastics, more companies are considering how they can recycle their own processing waste to better control supplies and costs

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Challenge puts wind in kids’ sailsSubscription

Waste awareness, recycling, educating the future generation and trying to set a world record have been brought together with the Plastic Bottle Boat Challenge

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Design for end-of-lifeSubscription

A research team from the University of Pittsburgh is trying to develop a fully recyclable alternative to multi-layer packaging used for food and drinks