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Plastics

News

Plastic straw ban ‘shows leadership’Subscription

19 April, 2018 By

Suez commends Government announcement on straws, drink-stirrers and cotton buds

michael gove

DRS legislation to be put before Parliament by 2020Subscription

19 April, 2018 By

Gove gives timescales for an Environment Act, deposit return scheme and resources strategy

2000 beach plastic

Commonwealth wants to combat marine plastics pollutionSubscription

16 April, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Three more countries pledge support

Capturing food waste

Plastic packaging 'may worsen food waste'Subscription

10 April, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Friends of the Earth questions plastics’ role in reducing food waste

Bag on a beech

Marine plastic bag pollution in declineSubscription

6 April, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Bag levy may have contributed to decrease around UK

Features

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

redpaddleco

Funding scoop for plastic pollution app Subscription

Entrepreneurs from Croydon have won £15,000 to develop a platform which can geo-map sources of plastic pollution

prototype machine

Bid to deal with our own plastics moves apaceSubscription

Plastics-to-oil specialist Recycling Technologies has generated considerable interest

smartawood

Smartawood copes with contaminationSubscription

Plastecowood offers a smart solution for dealing with some of the UK’s plastics waste that is no longer being received by China.