The times they are a-changin’

EPPM's Editor since July 2014 Rose Brooke is stepping down, making room for a fresh perspective for EPPM in 2019. more

20 Nov 2018 12:13 editor's blog

‘Single-use’ word of the year highlights public urgency

Single-use is word of the year according to the Collins Dictionary, making 2018 the year plastics fell from grace. more

8 Nov 2018 16:21 editor's blog

Hard to swallow?

A never-before-seen study has found plastics had been consumed by every individual tested, but what does the presence of microplastics in our food chain mean? And what do we do now? more

23 Oct 2018 16:42 editor's blog

Carbon black under the microscope

From its ancient history in China and Egypt, to the importance of particle size, to its incredible conductive properties, we take a closer look at carbon black and how it’s helped shape civilisation. more

2 Oct 2018 12:08 editor's blog

Riding on air at Fakuma

Fakuma comes around again in three weeks and the European plastics industry collectively looks forward to a week at one of the sector’s best-loved shows. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke looks at just why the event is so popular. more

25 Sep 2018 10:17 editor's blog

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