Plastic Recycling

BPF Releases ‘Recycling Roadmap’ to Reduce Waste Exports

A new report released by the British Plastics Federation (BPF) highlights what the UK needs to achieve if it is to drastically reduce its reliance on exporting plastic waste for recycling.

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New Plastic Formula Set to Change the Face of Wheelie Bin Manufacturing

Bright Green Plastics, the Yorkshire-based plastic recycling firm that reprocesses over 40,000 tonnes of used plastic each year has developed a new, heavy-duty recycled polymer formula for household wheelie bins.

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Vanden Recycling Expands with New Flexible Packaging Division

Vanden has appointed Markku Tikkanen as Director of Business Development for flexible packaging, as the recycling company sets its sights on becoming the largest supplier of recycled resin to the flexible packaging market.

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RECOUP: Working from Home Boosts Recycling Rates

Plastics recycling charity, RECOUP, has published its UK Household Plastics Collection Survey, revealing that whilst UK recycling rates are on the rise, the overall rate for April 2019 – March 2020 remains at 39%.

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Bright Green Plastics Collaborates to Make Packaging More Sustainable

Bright Green Plastics has teamed up with the University of Liverpool, University of Manchester and Unilever to advance technology in the use of post-consumer recyclate (PCR) resin. The £965k project, led by the University of […]

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MBA Polymers Named Plastics Recycling Business of the Year

MBA Polymers UK is delighted to announce that the company was awarded ‘Plastics Recycling Business of the Year’ at the Lets Recycle 2020 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management.

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Recyclability by Design Gets the Beauty Treatment

Plastics Recycling Charity, RECOUP have used case studies as an effective method of delivering the recyclability by design message in food packaging and the team are now looking to apply these principles across a wider […]

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MBA Polymers UK Announced as Finalist at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling & Waste Management 2020

The award for Plastics Recycling Business of the Year aims to recognise a plastics recycling business operating in the UK who demonstrate good practices and service in a consistent and thorough way for its customers.

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Bright Green Plastics Creates Next Generation of Engineers with Apprenticeship Roles

The Yorkshire-based plastic reprocessing firm has taken on its first two new apprentices as part of the firm’s mission to develop the next generation of engineers through an ongoing training scheme.

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New Project Acquisition for AMUT Group Recycling Technology

AMUT has been awarded a new tender project and will contribute as a turn-key supplier to the most important project for sorting and recycling post-consumer PET & HDPE bottles carried out in the last two […]

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