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

16 Jan 2018 16:11 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'. more

11 Jan 2018 09:21 industry

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

23 Jun 2017 11:58 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?'. 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? more

18 Mar 2016 15:48 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. more

16 Jun 2015 12:00 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. more

3 Mar 2015 17:01 guest blogs 1 Comments

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. more

8 Oct 2014 15:48 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? more

22 Jul 2014 09:30 industry

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet


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