The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has issued a statement highlighting the key role being played by the UK plastics industry in the fight against COVID-19. Companies, said the trade association, are going to great lengths to meet sudden spikes in demand for key products, from medical packaging to components for ventilators.
Custom manufacturer of plastic and paperboard packaging Robinson, located in Chesterfield, UK, has appointed Dr Helene Roberts as its new Chief Executive of Robinson plc.
According to new research conducted by YouGov and unveiled today, over a third of UK consumers say that ‘recycling confuses them in general’.
UK recycling and waste management company Viridor has reached an agreement with Unilever to supply the FMCG giant with a range of recycled plastics from its currently under-construction Avonmouth resource recovery centre near Bristol.
Bunting Magnetics Group is expanding its European manufacturing facilities in Redditch, outside Birmingham, the UK.
Finalists have been announced for the third Plastics Recycling Awards Europe which will be held in early spring.
The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new competitions for the development of smarter plastics that are “greener, safer and more easily recyclable,” the organisation announced 16 Jan.
The DMG technology will use various waste streams to generate electricity and hydrogen
The material covers progress made across pact members to reduce plastic usage and improve recycling rates
The scheme delivered 734,500 tonnes of PVC for recycling in 2018, virtually all the European total
UK recycling specialist Viridor has signed its third uptake agreement for recycled plastics in less than a month, this time striking a five-year deal with fresh food packaging expert Klöckner Pentaplast (kp).