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German minister launches PREVENT Waste Alliance

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Minister for Economic co-operation and Development Dr Gerd Müller has officially launched the PREVENT Waste Alliance alongside the Indonesian Ambassador and over 30 organisations in Berlin. Read more

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WFO welcomes new sponsors

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Waste Free Oceans has announced three new sponsors joining the organisation to help protect the world’s oceans and waterways. Read more

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Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

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Adopting Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers and lead to more investment in infrastructure, according to UK plastics recycler Axion Polymers. Read more

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Waitrose initiates plastic pollution programme

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Waitrose and Partners, in collaboration with Hubbub, an environmental charity group based in the UK, has initiated a programme to tackle the issue of plastic pollution. Read more

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Revisiting the original Blue Planet series, it’s easy to see how much of a difference there is between the first and second series. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke considers Blue Planet in light of a recent study of plastic pollution in the Pitcairn Islands. Read more

17 Aug 2018 10:49 editor's blog

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Project RepescaPlas reveals results of the first characterisations of wastes collected in the ports of Valencia and Galicia Read more

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The University of Georgia has published its findings into the impact China’s National Sword ban on plastic waste imports will have on the global volume of plastic waste. Read more

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Six months into China’s Operation National Sword ban on the import of waste into the country and the cracks in the waste management system in Europe are beginning to show. Read more

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Today, unrecyclable plastics face a fork in the road in the waste stream: incineration or landfill. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke explores whether a sustainability case can be made for either. Read more

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Data from Plastics Recyclers Europe has shown Spain, Germany and Italy leading the way on boosting the total of European plastic waste recycled. Read more

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Montello, based in Bergamo, has received forty separation machines from Norway's TOMRA. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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The global plastic waste crisis might be best tackled by social scientists, according to one expert, as the problem is strongly linked to global inequalities. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

3 Jan 2018 12:00 editor's blog

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

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

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

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

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  • Toshiba recycles record-setting amount of e-waste in 2018

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    Toshiba recycles record-setting amount of e-waste in 2018

  • WFO welcomes new sponsors

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    WFO welcomes new sponsors

  • Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

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    Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

    Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

  • Waitrose initiates plastic pollution programme

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    Waitrose initiates plastic pollution programme

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    Hot food in foam box on wood table, dangerous to health

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