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WPC welcomes marine litter resolution

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The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) has approved resolution UNEP/EA.4/L.10, which calls for a more co-operative effort to eliminate discharges of marine litter and microplastics into the ocean. Read more

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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. Read more

15 Dec 2017 10:36 editor's blog

Plastic waste: An embarrassing reminder of our throwaway society

Plastic waste was in the news and on the radio this week, and EPPM Editor Rose Brooke brought the argument that the blame cannot lie solely at the feet of the industry when what we need is investment and education. Read more

7 Dec 2017 17:02 editor's blog

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. Read more

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Pan-European plastics debate comes to a close with final ten students awarded in Berlin. Read more

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Smart recycling is essential if the planet is to tackle the growing volumes of electronics waste, reclaiming lost material resources and curbing criminal activity, as well ad protecting human and environmental health. Read more

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The United Nations has hosted a World Oceans conference this week, bringing European representatives to meet delegates from Thailand, China and the Philippines who are promising to drastically reduce plastic inputs to the oceans. Read more

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A survey of 233 plastics processing professionals by Frigel has revealed that water conservation is a major concern to the industry - but closed-loop process cooling technology addresses this issue head on. Read more

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Adidas

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Adidas and Parley for Oceans have presented a world first to the UN, a training shoe made using plastic ocean waste that demonstrates how big brands can use the vast resource of sea litter to make great products. Read more

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    WPC welcomes marine litter resolution

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