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German minister launches PREVENT Waste Alliance

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Minister for Economic co-operation and Development Dr Gerd Müller has officially launched the PREVENT Waste Alliance alongside the Indonesian Ambassador and over 30 organisations in Berlin. Read more

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Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

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Single-use plastics tax: The 30%?

Tony Gaukroger, Director of Colour Tone Masterbatch, asks where is the 30% recycled plastics coming from? Read more

6 Mar 2019 14:08 guest blogs

Prosperity Index Vs Fiscal Attractiveness Index

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Asia-Pacific's upstream industry has been dogged by declining oil production, exploration and licensing activity. Since 2014 exploration investment in the region has fallen 66% to just over €5bn in 2018, thwarting new development opportunities. Read more

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Delivering a negotiated deal with the EU remains the UK’s top priority

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The UK Government has issued guidance to businesses that use chemicals on the actions they should take now to minimise any disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Read more

According to The Guardian, the UK government is opposing the EU recycling targets despite their plastics pledge. Read more

industry

The European Commission today announced the publication of its strategy for plastics, with new packaging rules, recycling expansion and money for sustainable plastics development. Read more

industry

The British Government is flexing its muscles in the battle to eliminate plastic waste by announcing a new 25 year plan to stam out 'avoidable plastic waste'. Read more

industry

Machinery manufacturers taskforce EURIS has recommended an extension to the time needed for post-EU transition. Read more

industry

I don’t want no scrubs

Plastic microbeads have been banned by governments and retailers around the world, and by the end of 2016 L’Oreal will have eradicated them from their products. EPPM confines them to the box of ‘Beauty trends of yesteryear: What were we thinking?'. Read more

9 Aug 2016 16:12 editor's blog

After the success of bringing down plastic bag usage in a bid to curb waste with a 'plastic bag charge', could disposable coffee cups be next? Read more

industry

Plastics 2020 has launched the Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (PIRAP) to set out a clear mission for the plastics packaging supply chain to meet green targets in the UK. Read more

industry

Guest Blog: Why some plastics have to go for export

Chris Collier, Commercial Director of CK Group, Europe’s leading provider of recycled plastic regrind discusses why some recycled plastic materials are exported. Read more

3 Mar 2015 17:01 guest blogs

Superdry is the latest in a string of retailers who are committed to supporting green causes with the proceeds from the carrier bag levy in Scotland. Read more

industry

Interplas 2014 is just around the corner, but what can visitors and exhibitors expect when this 'must see' triennial plastics industry event throws wide its doors in two months' time? Read more

industry

  • Prosperity Index Vs Fiscal Attractiveness Index

    Wood Mackenzie Fiscal Service - Upstream Competetive Index

    Prosperity Index Vs Fiscal Attractiveness Index

    Prosperity Index Vs Fiscal Attractiveness Index

  • Bornholm: a perfect place to develop green change and circular economy solutions

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    Bornholm: a perfect place to develop green change and circular economy solutions

    Bornholm: a perfect place to develop green change and circular economy solutions

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