The BP Energy Outlook for 2018 predicts that rising awareness on a global scale of the recyclability of plastic products and the consequences of plastics leaking into the natural environment will impact worldwide oil demand. more

21 Feb 2018 12:16 industry

Conferences at the Gallia Hotel in Milan will cover how the European plastics industry can strive to close the loop on waste plastic and improve energy sustainability. Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU Commissioner for Growth will be a speaker. more

20 Feb 2018 15:36 industry

Data from Plastics Recyclers Europe has shown Spain, Germany and Italy leading the way on boosting the total of European plastic waste recycled. more

14 Feb 2018 09:47 industry

Stratasys has been cultivating its relationship with the aerospace industry for many years. Eric Bredin, Vice-President Marketing EMEA for Stratasys, sat down with EPPM to unpick the complex process of getting a 3D-printed part airborne. more

13 Feb 2018 10:00 industry

LANXESS has announced the successful completion of the purchase of Solvay's phosphorus additives business. more

9 Feb 2018 16:00 industry


Paul Fears

Cover star for EPPM's January/February 2018 issue, Bunting Europe explains the argument for separation you won't hear in the mainstream media. more

6 Feb 2018 16:29 industry

Circular economy practices are being adopted by big brands leading the way for other brand-owners, retailers and plastics processors to make the consumables market more sustainable. more

6 Feb 2018 11:01 industry

The top of the European plastics headlines: January 2018

Its been a busy start to 2018 across Europe's plastics supply chain - with legislation and media attention each week. Here's your top five most popular stories... more

2 Feb 2018 15:51 editor's blog

The global plastic waste crisis might be best tackled by social scientists, according to one expert, as the problem is strongly linked to global inequalities. more

1 Feb 2018 11:50 industry

Just two months after the release of its inaugural survey, EuPC will send out its questionnaire ahead of its Milan conference in May. more

22 Jan 2018 12:26 industry

European plastics industry leaders have committed to champion the plastics Circular Economy by launching Circularity Platforms aimed at reaching a 50 per cent plastic waste recycling target by 2040. more

16 Jan 2018 16:41 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. more

16 Jan 2018 16:11 industry

Anticipating a strong international contingent of visitors, PLAST Milan has opened its registration by offering free admission to sister events IPACK-IMA, Meat-Tech, Print4All and Intralogistica Italy. more

16 Jan 2018 11:37 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

The plastics industry's largest fair has opened registrations for the show in Düsseldorf 16 - 23 October 2019. more

10 Jan 2018 11:49 industry

Plastics manufacturing trends for 2018

The marine plastics crisis is going to be the single largest influencer of plastics manufacturing trends in 2018, says EPPM Editor Rose Brooke. Do you agree? more

4 Jan 2018 15:12 editor's blog 2 Comments

To encourage design for recycling, Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) has published an updated version of its Design for Recycling Guidelines. more

3 Jan 2018 17:02 industry

As the Italian plastics market prepares for PLAST 2018 in Milan, Amaplast has reported positive export growth for the industry, recording double-digit growth from January to September 2017. more

2 Jan 2018 11:21 industry

The European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have issued a joint statement as the next phase of Brexit negotiations begins. more

19 Dec 2017 15:58 industry

EPPM's most-read stories of 2017

We look back on the top European plastics stories to get EPPM readers clicking in 2017 - and sustainability is definitely the overarching theme. more

15 Dec 2017 10:36 editor's blog

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