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Plastics

News

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Recycled materials in bottles 'must meet food-contact rules'Subscription

14 December, 2018 By Katie Coyne

FEAD urge EU member states to extend minimum recycled content rules to be compliant with food-contact legislation

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Call for total ban on waste plastics exportSubscription

14 December, 2018 By Katie Coyne

A Plastic Planet environmental campaign group backed by politicians, business leaders and environmentalists

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Recoup says 10p deposit on bottles would workSubscription

6 December, 2018 By

Plastics campaign group conducts research on DRS

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Swindon climbs down over plan to burn plasticsSubscription

28 November, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Council to rethink destination of plastics waste

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Japan deal for UK-based chemical recyclerSubscription

27 November, 2018 By Mark Smulian

PowerHouse in talks with Toyota

Features

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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

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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