Plastic & Rubber News

Feb 24, 2017
'This is the first time my 10-year-old daughter has gotten excited about what I do,' says Kevin Brown, chief supply chain officer at Dell. T...

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Feb 22, 2017
IKEA has unveiled a range of kitchen fronts made from recycled PET bottles and wood. 'Around 25 half-litre PET bottles are used to create a...
Feb 15, 2017
Whereas it was previously thought that micro plastics only occur in scrubs, toothpaste and nail polish, a new study reveals that even lipstick,...
Feb 15, 2017
'It is impossible not to state how urgent it is that we move towards a circular economy – particularly when addressing the seemingly unending...
Feb 15, 2017
A volcanic cloud over Milton - photo by NTI
A huge fire that broke out at Hanbury Plastic Recycling in Milton (UK) on 5 February was started deliberately, according to the local police force....
Feb 13, 2017
Norway's Norner Research will lead the Euro 2.5 million FuturePack project focusing on the development of new technologies for bioplastics and...
Feb 08, 2017
The start-up of a modern tyre recycling facility in Qatar is proof that rubber recycling continues to become established across the Gulf region....
Feb 08, 2017
The European Commission has released its Roadmap on the Strategy for Plastics, which is part of the Circular Economy Package. The European Plastics...
Feb 01, 2017
‘The global plastic recycling market was valued at US$ 31.5 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach US$ 56.8 billion by 2024,’ according to a new...
Feb 01, 2017
UK-based Axion Polymers has launched a new range of 'strong and durable' 100% recycled ABS grades suitable for a range of injection...
Feb 01, 2017
Plastics recycling and technology company MBA Polymers is the winner of the ‘Young Global Leaders Award for Circular Economy SME’ category of the...
Jan 27, 2017
P&G has announced that its Head & Shoulders shampoo brand will produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25%...
Jan 25, 2017
Since 2012, green chemistry company Carbios of France has been conducting research into an enzymatic recycling process for PET. This work has...