Campaigners have failed in an attempt to force fast food chain McDonald’s to reveal its use of plastic straws.
Specialist additive and masterbatch manufacturer Colour Tone has launched a new generation of Near-Infrared (NIR) detectable masterbatches.
Lorax Compliance COO says businesses already pay towards global recycling but applauds UK Plastics Pact.
The managing director of Goplasticpallets has warned that consumers and businesses are getting confusing messages on recycling.
As part of its commitment to the UK Plastics Pact, launched last week in London, OPRL made ten bold commitments to support its members in delivering the UK plastics reduction and recyclability goals.
Garçon Wines has launched their wine bottle design, manufactured by award-winning RPC M&H Plastics in the UK.
Febreze, TerraCycle and Tesco have partnered to award a Northumberland school with a sustainable playing field for children made from bottles.
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has responded to the government's proposal to ban plastic straws and drinks stirrers.
YouGov research for Keep Britain Tidy & BRITA finds Britons failing to avoid single-use plastic because ‘it's a hassle’.
Suppliers to Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium will be required to reduce single-use plastics after the football club announced plans to phase out the material.
Scientists have stumbled on an enzyme that consumes PET, which they believe can potentially help solve the plastic waste problem.
A fund intended to tackle plastic pollution has been set up by the government.
The Co-op has unveiled plans to switch all of its bottled water to 50% recycled plastic (rPET), which, in addition to being a more-environmentally, is noticeably different in appearance.
Industry bodies representing the plastic and metal packaging sectors have welcomed the government’s consultation on implementing a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for the UK.
As politicians and pressure groups raise concerns over ocean plastic, the BPF’s Marine Litter Event was timely with speakers from right across the supply chain. Philip Chadwick finds that there is common ground.