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Plastics

News

plastic recycling

Ministers pledge £20m for plastics waste innovationSubscription

19 June, 2018 By Greg Pitcher

UK Research and Innovation to manage fund in order to back new technology

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Classify plastics by use to reduce wasteSubscription

14 June, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Report says policy should follow usage of waste plastics

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Report urges support for secondary materialsSubscription

14 June, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Government backing could see extra two million tonnes of plastic recycled

plastic blight

UK joins G7 ocean plastics planSubscription

12 June, 2018 By Mark Smulian

US and Japan refuse to join commitment against plastic pollution

Waste

Scotland's landfilled plastic 'wastes £11m'Subscription

5 June, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Zero Waste Scotland says 64,000 tonnes could have been recycled

Features

wasbeans

Low-cost feedstock boosts plant plastics Subscription

After a recent funding scoop, Cambridge start-up Cambond is planning pilot UK manufacturing trials for its waste-derived alternative to plastic

dame ellen mac arthur

Time to walk the walk on a plastics overhaulSubscription

Will 2018 be the year we start getting a grip on the amount of plastics waste the UK produces and recycles?

reusable in transit

Returnable packaging must do the supply chain roundsSubscription

Reusable plastic products are integral to tackling packaging waste in the food and drinks supply chain

pledge bin

A new vision for skyscrapers and shopsSubscription

Standardising waste management provision, based on information gathered from tenants, is driving environmental and business concerns at London’s Canary Wharf