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Volvo’s announcement to make 25 per cent of the plastics in its cars recycled by 2025 is the latest in the automotive industry’s growing investment in recycled plastics and circularity. more

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McDonald’s has announced a phased rollout of paper straws in all 1,361 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland, with completion set for 2019. more

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Costa Coffee has pledge to recycle as many paper cups as it puts on the market by 2020. more

industry

Plastics Recyclers Europe has announced the launch of its RecyClass Platform. more

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Christoph Goldmann

The EREMA Group closed the 2017/18 fiscal year at the end of March with double-digit growth. more

machinery

An editor's eye view of the NPE2018 show floor, including quirky things that caught our eye, and general wide-eyed gawping at some of the incredible plastics processing technology on show. more

industry

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Sigma Plastics is increasing its recycling capacity, adding four new NGR high output recycling lines. more

machinery

The Vinyl Council of Australia confirms its PVC recycling program in hospitals remains unaffected despite changes in international waste management strategies. more

industry

Kautex Mascninenbau has expanded end markets for recycled plastics with its KBB40D bottle machine. more

industry

After major packaging and retail brands in the UK announced a new plastics pledge, the director of Vanden Recycling says the system needs cohesion to succeed. more

industry

The winners of the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe were given trophies from 3D Printed recycled ABS at the ceremony at the RAI Amsterdam. more

industry

Why don’t environmental influencers engage with the plastics industry?

Environmental influencers are fighting for the same cause as the plastics industry – to eliminate plastic waste from the environment – and yet they do not engage in conversation with us. Rose Brooke responds to an editorial by Natalie Bennett. more

1 May 2018 16:29 editor's blog

The Sustainability Awards 2018, organised by Packaging Europe magazine and hosted at Scanpack, Gothenburg, aims to shine a spotlight on packaging that has a lessened environmental impact. more

industry

Agilyx Corporation and INEOS Styrolution sign joint development agreement for polystyrene recycling in the USA. more

industry

Stadler calls for collection uniformity as recycling targets increase due to new legislation. more

industry

Just how real is sustainability on the shelf?

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke’s blog on green consumerism asks if sustainability on the shelf is something we are seeing more of, do the brands making green promises do enough for their customers? more

20 Apr 2018 10:56 editor's blog

Nestlé has announced its ambition to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. more

industry

England is introducing a deposit scheme for plastic drinks bottles and other packaging, a move Environment Secretary Michael Gove says will "take action on plastic bottles to help clean up our ocean". more

industry

Europe, Canada and South Africa are making strong progress in household packaging collection and recycling but wide disparities remain a block to reaching a circular economy. more

industry

PET Recycling team has cut carbon emissions by 10 per cent improving carbon footprint of rPET. more

industry

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    BUNTING

    Recovered non-ferrous metal.

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