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CARRIER BAGS
Tesco scheme sees back-of-store waste recycled into single-use carrier bags / Cooperation with Eurokey Recycling and Papier-Mettler
20.10.2015
CARRIER BAGS
Carrier bag consumption in UK supermarkets rises 2.4% in 2014 / Usage falls sharply in those countries with mandatory charges / WRAP report
23.09.2015
PLASTICS RECYCLING
Action plan launched by UK industry / More capacity needed to meet 2017 target / Call for regulatory reform
23.06.2015
PLASTICS RECYCLING
Founding members of Plastics 2020 Challenge adopt framework programme / Join "Pledge4Plastics" to raise awareness and lift UK rates
11.09.2014
EVENTS
“REPLAST” 2014 conference to be held in London in November
08.09.2014
CARRIER BAGS
Increasing use in UK supermarkets / Overall tonnage of bags continues to drop / Mandatory charges affect use in Wales and Northern Ireland
31.07.2014
CARRIER BAGS
No decision yet on plastic bag tax in England / Environmental campaigners call for action / Government had promised decision by end of 2012
22.01.2013
UK RECYCLING
Government support to boost investor confidence / Collection methods need to be optimised
09.08.2012
CARRIER BAGS
UK usage of single-use bags increased in 2011 / Second consecutive rise / Levy cuts consumption in Wales / Changing spending habits
12.07.2012
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
Lightweighted HDPE bottle is the “ideal packaging system” for short shelf life products / James Crick of Nampak Plastics Europe talks to PIE about the company's “Infini” bottle, future lightweighting plans and the road towards increase recyclate content
16.02.2012
PLASTIC BOTTLE RECYCLING
WRAP loan to increase capacity at Eco Plastics / Boost for non-bottle recycling / Complements previous support for Biffa Polymers
13.02.2012
PLASTIC BOTTLE RECYCLING
WRAP guidance for more plastic bottle recycling in UK / Kerbside collections could boost overall recycling rates
08.02.2012
PACKAGING SUSTAINABILITY
Supply chain for bio-based food packaging at 2012 Olympics / No waste to landfill
20.04.2011
PLASTICS RECYCLING
WRAP: China remains key trading partner for the UK / Prices near peak levels / Demand for rPET still growing
30.03.2011
UK RECYCLING
First mixed waste plastics recycling plant on stream / Concerns over quality and quantity of rPET
25.03.2011
PACKAGING RECYCLING
Colour contamination found in rHDPE used for milk bottles / Bottle caps mainly to blame / WRAP identifies “quick wins” solution
31.01.2011
BIFFA
New mixed waste plastics recycling plant to start up in UK
27.01.2011
RECYCLING
WRAP project shows viability of PP recyclate for food-grade packaging / Results due in 2011
19.11.2010
MIXED WASTE RECYCLING
WRAP launches loan fund to boost mixed waste reprocessing in the UK / 90% of mixed plastic currently goes to landfill
27.07.2010
PLASTICS WASTE MANAGEMENT
Mechanical recycling remains favoured option in UK / End-of-life alternatives considered for plastics and biopolymers / WRAP's 2010 update study
25.03.2010
PLASTIC PACKAGING
PAFA warns of danger of lack of recycling infrastructure / Courtauld 2 targets announced
09.03.2010
RECYCLING
Greenstar WES Group receives grant for mixed plastics recycling in UK / 20,000 t/y plant due on stream in 2013
05.02.2010
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