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Plastic Recycling

Plastic Recycling Vital for Our Circular Economy

MBA Polymers UK General Manager and President of EuRIC’s Plastic Recycling Branch, Paul Mayhew, highlights the important role plastic recycling will play in creating a circular economy.

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RECOUP: UK Reprocessing Capacity Needs to Double to Meet Plastic Packaging Tax Demands

The UK could be set to face significant challenges in its ability to recycle household plastic packaging, with reprocessing infrastructure potentially needing to double, according to new research by RECOUP.

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‘Packaging with a Future’ Platform to Promote Sustainable and Sensible Packaging

ENGEL, in collaboration with six other companies in the packaging industry, has founded the ‘Packaging with a Future’ platform (Verpackung mit Zukunft), aiming to improve public awareness of the meaningful use of packaging.

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Plastic Recycling Business Secures £6m Funding Facility

Independent SME funder, Bibby Financial Services (BFS), has provided a £6m funding facility to PlastikCity partner, Bright Green Plastics Ltd, a plastic recycling specialist with over 100 years of combined experience in the industry.

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Plastic Packaging Tax Requires Drastic Action

Bright Green Plastics, a leading UK plastic recycling company, explains why British brands and businesses must start planning now to avoid being faced with large plastic tax bills.

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Use of Black Plastic in UK Packaging Continues to Fall

RECOUP has released the 2020 update to its Black Plastic Packaging Forum report, updating figures and guidance around the use of black plastic in packaging in the UK. 

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Changes in the Plastic Recycling Industry and Circular Economy in 2020

2018 left the industry dealing with the disruption caused by China closing its doors to waste. 2019 was the year circular systems began to evolve. What will 2020 hold? Damien van Leuven of Vanden Recycling […]

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IMERPLAST Unveils a Bold New Brand Identity

IMERPLAST has rebranded to ‘Bright Green’ to signify the start of a new era for the company and re-establish its status as one of the UK’s leading plastic recycling companies.

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Plastics Recycling Show Europe Confirms Full Conference Programme

Examining in detail the latest European regulatory developments in plastics recycling and practical solutions for the circular economy and sustainable use of plastics will be the primary focus of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe conference.

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WRAP Launches Awareness Campaign to Combat Plastics Confusion

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched the ‘Clear on Plastics’ campaign to give the public clear information about the complex world of plastics, packaging and the environment.

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