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EcoCortec

EcoCortec, the first Croatian bioplastics plant, is a partner in the European BIOCOMPACK project. more

22 Jan 2018 14:35 materials

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Marine Conservation Society

Charity renews appeal for plastic charge through new campaign- ‘Would you care if it was you?’ more

17 Jan 2018 16:33 industry

The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be in Madrid in May, with a focus on using PVC to meet the needs of a growing global population. more

16 Jan 2018 14:27 industry

Fast food juggernaut McDonald's has announced that it will be banning all polystyrene foam packaging products from its restaurants by the end of 2018. more

15 Jan 2018 11:16 industry

Vanden Recycling welcomes parts of the UK Government's 25 year environment plan. more

12 Jan 2018 15:40 industry

When is plastic 'avoidable'?

The UK government's announcement to stamp out all 'avoidable plastics' in 25 years has raised some questions from EPPM Editor Rose Brooke. more

12 Jan 2018 12:18 editor's blog

AMUT has supplied the newest CarbonLITE recycling facility, located in Dallas, Texas. more

11 Jan 2018 15:51 machinery

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

Is your dirty laundry poisoning our marine life?

Tiny fibres from sportswear are polluting sea life from our washing machines - but how to stop it? more

11 Jan 2018 09:02 editor's blog

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

Sipping: The inconvenient truth

Disposable coffee cups and plastic drinking straws are making headlines this week. Rose Brooke explores the inconvenient truth of a future of buying beverages where we pay extra for straws and bring our own mugs to the coffee shop. more

3 Jan 2018 12:00 editor's blog

A new study by Plastics Recyclers Europe shows that the 65 per cent recycling target for plastic packaging is achievable by 2025. more

15 Dec 2017 15:03 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

Plastics knowledge for a greener Christmas

Going into the festive season armed with a little plastics knowledge could help you keep a lid on your carbon footprint this Christmas, EPPM Editor Rose Brooke explains. more

13 Dec 2017 10:33 editor's blog

Pantomime blog

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Guest post: Is plastic the recycling pantomime villain?

Amid the ocean plastic media noise, are we forgetting about the importance of plastics as a versatile and mechanically sophisticated material and the advantages it brings to modern life? Paul Fears of Bunting Europe shares his thoughts. more

8 Dec 2017 09:44 guest blogs

Plastics that are blighting the natural environment and the world's oceans had the spotlight firmly shone on them at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) on December 6th. more

7 Dec 2017 15:36 industry

Leading provider of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertiliser solutions Borealis has confirmed its commitment to supporting sustainability throughout the chemicals supply chain with an exciting new partnership. more

28 Nov 2017 16:58 materials

The European plastics industry has reassured stakeholders of its commitment to supporting the Circular Economy Package. more

22 Nov 2017 12:10 industry

Most-read European plastics headlines: October 2017

October is a famously busy month for plastics with Fakuma lighting a fire under the industry, so it comes as no surprise there was a glut of amazing plastics innovation stories hitting our screens. more

1 Nov 2017 09:00 editor's blog

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