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Plastic Recycling

Boddingtons Keeps Recycling Front and Centre

Medical device manufacturer, Boddingtons, continues its work on recycling and utility management at the same time as managing a sharp increase in COVID-19 related medical business.

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Wittmann Battenfeld Unveils the Ingrinder

Wittmann Battenfeld is set to launch a new concept in in-house recycling and granulation, the Ingrinder.

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United Against the Waste Cowboys

VEKA Compounds’ Simon Scholes fears that the pressure created by the COVID-19 lockdown may allow illegal recyclers back in – and smear the plastics industry. The message is clear, we must not ride with the […]

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Summit Systems Announces New Distribution Agreement for Recycling Machinery

Leading ancillary supplier Summit Systems has agreed a new distribution agreement with MAPA of Croatia, a specialist manufacturer of recycling machinery.

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Unnecessary Plastic Pollution; How Can We Play a Part?

A large threat to ocean life is plastic waste, which humans are solely responsible for putting there. As a plastics company, igus® has a responsibility in ensuring that suitable investment is made into the issues […]

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RECOUP: The 3-Year Project, 30 Years On

Originally set up in 1990 with the aim of kick-starting PET bottle recycling in the UK, Plastics Recycling Charity, RECOUP (RECycling Of Used Plastics), is this year celebrating 30 years of work and influence within […]

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Plastic Reprocessing Firms Call on Government to Urgently Review the PRN System

Yorkshire-based Bright Green Plastics has joined forces with other plastic reprocessing firms and industry insiders to call on the government to overhaul the outdated PRN compliance system as a matter of urgency and has spoken […]

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Virgin Resin Price vs. Recycled Resin Price

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has had enormous repercussions on the oil industry. In this blog article, Damien van Leuven, CEO of Vanden Recycling, investigates what this means for virgin and recycled resin prices.

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MBA Polymers UK Supports EuRIC Following the Impact of COVID-19

Paul Mayhew, MBA Polymers UK General Manager and President of EuRIC’s Plastic Recycling Branch (EPRB), supports EuRIC in the fight to recover the plastics recycling industry following the devastating impact COVID-19.

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RECOUP Conference 2020 Postponed

Plastics Recycling Charity RECOUP’S 2020 Conference has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is with a heavy heart that the organisation has announced that the 2020 Conference is postponed until September 2021.

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