A roll call of elite speakers are preparing to present their innovations, predictions and ideas at Interplas 2017, the UK's leading plastics industry event. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:29 PM industry

China has raised the drawbridge on incoming plastic and paper waste shipments from overseas, which it says is polluting the country's environment. more

Jul 20, 2017 11:52 AM industry

Covestro has pledged to support resource-efficient building innovation in emerging markets in an agreement with the IFC backing its EDGE green construction initiative. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:15 AM industry

Lush, the worldwide cosmetics retailer, is committing to tackling marine waste by setting ambitious collection targets for ocean plastics to be reprocessed into packaging. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:29 PM industry

Which?, the British products and services reviewer, has put installing uPVC windows top of a list of the most popular home improvements householders are making. more

Jul 12, 2017 11:20 AM industry

The pan-European network started out in 1997 with seven founding organisations and has since grown to encompass 20 partners from 17 countries. more

Jul 10, 2017 11:31 AM industry

As EPPM kicks off Construction Month this July, we take a look at some of the key statistics relating to plastics and its place in the European construction sector. more

Jul 3, 2017 9:00 AM industry

Waste Free Oceans is connecting fishing, converting and brand owners to help reduce the amount of plastics in the ocean and supporting new end markets for marine plastics. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:18 PM industry


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Borealis is paying it forward by expanding its pioneering STaR venture with the TGM school of technology in Vienna. more

Jun 28, 2017 11:15 AM industry

Covestro has joined an influential summit of academics and industry leaders to push for a reduction of petrol products in chemical production. more

Jun 21, 2017 4:44 PM materials

The LEGO Group is engaging with children to try and create a sustainable future in contribution to its partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature. more

Jun 9, 2017 3:52 PM industry

Scientists and engineers from the University of Bath have developed biodegradable cellulose microbeads that help cut down on ocean pollution. more

Jun 9, 2017 2:59 PM industry

The new Codes of Conduct for Suppliers and Customers are now in force in all RadiciGroup companies. more

May 31, 2017 11:26 AM industry

Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials has recognised eight pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the fourth annual supplier awards. more

May 30, 2017 11:29 AM industry

TechnoCompound’s has unveiled its ‘ULTRA lightweight’ carbon-fibre product line for the lightweight construction market. more

May 26, 2017 12:27 PM materials

Greiner and Motan’s more sustainable barrier solution protects coffee from the oxidative ageing process. more

May 22, 2017 2:21 PM industry

Borealis/ Borouge has joined forces with compatriot Austrian solar panel maker Isovoltaic, to make backsheets for PV panels. more

May 22, 2017 12:13 PM industry

The New Plastics Economy Prize is supported by major companies including Coca-Cola and Veolia. more

May 18, 2017 2:04 PM industry 1 Comments

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017 reshapes the PVC industry

Physically and metaphorically, the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum in Berlin last week is continuing to reshape the global PVC industry. Rose Brooke shares her report of the conference. more

May 16, 2017 4:41 PM editor's blog

Itema has signed a final agreement for its acquisition of 61 percent of shares in Lamiflex, making it the majority shareholder. more

May 15, 2017 11:58 AM industry

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