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Any exemption from the levy, which is due to be debated shortly by MPs and Peers and come into force in England in October, would be contrary to the recommendations of the government’s own Environmental Audit Committee, according to the British Plastics Federation.
23 January 2015
The cause of a blaze at a recycling centre Northamptonshire which involved around 80 tonnes of plastic is still unknown, according to fire investigators.

  19 January 2015

Plastics recycling firms insist falling oil price won't affect demand for businesses to use their environmentally-conscious products.

  16 January 2015

Collaborative project between Axion, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells and Technical Fibre Products has been funded by the UK’s technology strategy board Innovate UK.  13 January 2015
City decision comes after more than a year of debate. 9 January 2015
EU investment will help the Louth-based company target the European automotive interior trim market. 9 January 2015
Liquidators have moved in to the Redcar-based plastics recycling firm. 7 January 2015
A business based at Bradford University is developing a product that will use old plastic bottles to create acoustic panels in offices. 5 January 2015
All new plastic bags with a retail price of less than 20p will face a charge. 29 December 2014
Plastics packaging collected from UK households rose by 5.5% according to recycling consultancy Recoup UK.

  22 December 2014

UK-based plastics recycler GFSL reported to be in the process of appointing administrators with a view of going into voluntary liquidation, a website has claimed.

  12 December 2014

Nearly 269,000 tonnes, are floating in the world’s oceans, new research conducted over six years has found.

  12 December 2014

Leading plastics industry figures have cast their collective gaze forward to the next 12 months, with a number believing the rising influence of automation is set to hold a greater sway next year.

  12 December 2014

Aurelius Group describes itself as a “mid-market pan-European investor” with interests in industrial, chemicals, business services and consumer sectors.
12 December 2014
Polythene manufacturer and packaging supplier launches new recycled packaging product line, consisting of almost 100% recycled material.

  10 December 2014

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