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Sustainability

Ampacet Corporation has announced a refreshed focus with the unveiling of a new logo, tagline and website to underscore the new direction. more

industry

Site enhancements underline RPC’s sustainability commitment. more

industry

Ongoing partnership with ExxonMobil, thermoplastic solutions for electric vehicles, expanding into additive manufacturing and building what will be the world’s largest ethylene cracker are all key points for SABIC to home in at NPE2018. more

industry

NPE 2018 has opened as the heavyweight champion in the world, and remarks from President Bill Carteaux indicate the US Plastics industry is ready to square up to the biggest challenges facing the worldwide industry. 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

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

The largest plastics show in the Americas, NPE2018 in Orlando, has revealed its plans to ensure sustainable disposal of its waste. 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

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

industry

The fashion and sportswear industries are leading the way when it comes to utilising recycled plastic materials in new collections. H&M and GRN are just two retailers that are trying to make a difference. more

materials

Scotland plans to ban plastic straws by the end of 2019 in a bid to tackle marine pollution. more

industry

RPC Bramlage has manufactured the latest Ecosolution high viscosity pump for the Vega AirFree bottle. more

materials

Out of sight, out of mind no more: An open letter to the plastics industry

Naturalist and author Sarah Roberts believes the plastics industry can put pressure on brand-owners to help consumers close the plastics circular economy loop, as the ocean plastic crisis reaches boiling point in the media. more

12 Feb 2018 11:20 guest blogs

LyondellBasell has joined forces with waste and water management giant SUEZ to help achieve a plastics circular economy together as a recycling power duo. more

industry

BUNTING

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

industry

Ampacet takes its responsibility to the environment seriously and attaches a lot of importance to its sustainable development programme and works constantly on new innovative and “green” solutions. more

materials

TEPPFA has announced Dr Paul Toyne will chair and moderate the 2018 TEPPFA Forum in Brussels on 10th April. more

industry

In a bid to boost recycling, Rhondda Cynon Taf council is considering the introduction of £100 fixed penalty notices for residents who place recyclable items in residual waste. more

industry

Charlie the chair

ecoBirdy

ecoBirdy has launched a furniture collection for kids made of recycled plastic from European waste. more

materials

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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