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Plastics

News

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PRN price hike 'causing hardship'Subscription

13 June, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Rises have caused alarm across industry with a meeting of Advisory Committee on Packaging likely

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Take action on plastics pollution now, says Welsh committeeSubscription

11 June, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Urgent and immediate action must be taken to tackle plastic pollution, the Welsh Government has been warned

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Council to check suppliers for illegal waste exportsSubscription

10 June, 2019 By

Milton Keynes to conduct an audit of supply chains after around 50 recycling sacks found dumped in Malaysia

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UK diplomats to help Malaysia send back illegal waste shipmentsSubscription

7 June, 2019 By

British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur issues statement after UK plastic waste found dumped in Malaysia

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WRAP defends Plastics Pact in face of Daily Mail criticismSubscription

6 June, 2019 By

Newspaper made misleading claims in story

Features

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Training our champion recyclersSubscription

WasteAid has launched its largest ever appeal for funds to boost plastics recycling in Africa

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The DRS that does away with reverse vendingSubscription

As Defra’s consultation on a deposit return scheme closes, a technology start-up claims to have found a way to make the system easier and cheaper to use

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Pillars of wisdom from a retail packaging giantSubscription

As big brands state their goals to reduce plastics use P&G’s principal scientist is trying to make its packaging more sustainable and what the future might look like

Enterprising businesses take home the honoursSubscription

MRW picks out the winners of this year’s Queen’s Award who operate within the fields of waste, recycling and the circular economy