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Plastics

News

plastic packaging

Government backs £8m fund to boost plastic recyclabilitySubscription

16 January, 2020 By Will Hatchett

UK Research and Innovation launches competition for ’smarter plastics packaging’

Waste

Alternatives to supermarkets’ single-use plastic questionedSubscription

9 January, 2020 By Corin Williams

UK’s biggest supermarkets say switching away from plastic could lead to greater carbon emissions

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'Remember your cup' campaign launchedSubscription

8 January, 2020 By Mark Smulian

Hubbub seeks doubled use of reusable coffee cups

High waste shipment costs

Government to press ahead with plastic waste export banSubscription

19 December, 2019 By Will Hatchett

Second Queen’s Speech in six weeks oulines legisltative programme

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WRAP claims pact will eliminate a billion single-use plastic itemsSubscription

17 December, 2019 By Will Hatchett

UK Plastics Pact issues first annual report

Features

paper quality recycling

Quality in, quality out must be the UK’s mantra Subscription

The market for recovered fibre has been through difficult times during the past couple of decades

Recycling

How to get the behaviour we want for real change Subscription

Victoria Hutchin presented a paper at the ISWA World Congress on recycling behaviour change and discussed how behaviour science can be used to increase recycling

plastic potential

Cost and space drive businessSubscription

MRW discusses the market for balers and trends with Neil Holland and Jonathan Oldfield

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‘Our company culture? To amaze customers’Subscription

Andrea Lockerbie met First Mile’s Bruce Bratley to discuss the company’s growth, development and upcoming challenges