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The UK plastics industry gave an enthusiastic response yesterday to news that the government planned to engage more with the sector on plastics packaging targets, waste collection and litter.
26 November 2015
Amber Rudd, the energy secretary, said depending on coal was “perverse” and a signal needed to go out to those looking to build gas plants that coal would not “crowd them out”.
18 November 2015
‘Environmental & Engineering Conflicts’ will be held on 23 November at Lancashire County Cricket Club, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester at 9am. 18 November 2015
Products made from biodegradable material still find their way into the marine environment, where they "have an impact", says United Nations report. 18 November 2015
A Licolnshire moulder has installed Piovan's Modula system. 13 November 2015
Piovan's Modula receives first patent issued in Europe for a high efficiency polymer drying system. 13 November 2015
PRW talks to Conair’s Jamie Jamison on how drying technology is evolving. 13 November 2015
Four million plastic bags made with 50% recycled material will be used to package polymer resin, as a result of a new ‘closed-loop’ collaboration led by petrochemical company Sabic.

  29 September 2015

Waitrose and Sharpak are partnering a bio-plastics consortium working on the development of a sustainable packaging supply chain. 4 September 2015
The packaging of  new Kate Humble personal care products are being made by M&H Plastics. 4 September 2015
Microbes commonly found in moist, natural environments could eventually be a source of ethylene, the building block for polyethylene resin and many other polymers. 28 August 2015
Business leaders will also look at the financial benefits to be derived from backing the circular economy. 14 August 2015
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) said the Great British Beach Clean project not only acted as a clean-up operation but volunteers would be recording the type of litter they collected.
6 August 2015
Produced by Cod Steaks, a design and construction firm, and entitled the Bristol Whales, the wicker sculpture shows a whale emerging from an 'ocean' of around 70,000 plastic bottles  6 August 2015
Liz Goodwin, chief executive of the now-charity status group, said the ‘3Rs’ of reduce, re-use and recycle were widely understood and recycling habits “had become ingrained across homes and businesses”, but chnage was needed to reduce waste's impact on the environment. 4 August 2015

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