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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

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

Baling guidelines from PRE should clear up practice guidelines for plastic recyclers across the EU. more

1 Dec 2017 11:21 industry

A survey by PlasticsEurope has shown a worrying lack of progress for household plastics separation in three major European nations. more

29 Nov 2017 14:25 machinery

LyondellBasel and Suez have pledged a boost to the European polypropylene circular economy in a partnership based in the Netherlands. more

27 Nov 2017 16:17 materials

The President of Plastic Recyclers Europe has called on recyclers to drive quality upwards after the Bordergate Sword laws can into effect. more

25 Sep 2017 16:19 materials

Two studies by leading plastics environmental analysts Jenna Jambeck and Roland Geyer have worked out the total amount of plastics every made - and the low proportion recycled. more

4 Aug 2017 15:58 industry

China has raised the drawbridge on incoming plastic and paper waste shipments from overseas, which it says is polluting the country's environment. more

20 Jul 2017 11:52 industry

Resource Efficient Scotland is tackling waste in the construction and demolition industries by encouraging contractors to re-use and recycle their plastic building waste in a handy new guide. more

13 Jul 2017 11:42 industry

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