Plastic & Rubber News

Dec 14, 2017
Over 2.9 billion pounds worth of plastic bottles were recycled in the US last year, according to figures released jointly by the Association of Plasti...

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Dec 14, 2017
London charity the Hubbub Foundation has received a grant of over £77 000 to take children on educational 'plastic fishing trips' along the...
Dec 12, 2017
Pyrowave has received a US$ 50 000 grant from America's Foam Recycling Coalition to purchase equipment to allow for in-house processing of...
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Dec 06, 2017
ELG Carbon Fibre has joined forces with Land Rover BAR to recycle and reuse as much carbon fibre from the America's Cup sailboat racing...
Dec 04, 2017
Worldwide, the flexible packaging market will be worth US$ 222 billion by 2020 - up from US$ 182 billion in 2015, according to a new report...
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Nov 29, 2017
Last year, 1.144 million tons of recyclable plastic entered the waste stream in South Africa, of which 41.8% was recycled, so reveals the latest...
Nov 29, 2017
Leading plastics, chemical and refining firm LyondellBasell announced it is purchasing a 50% stake in plastics recycling company Quality Circular...
Nov 29, 2017
As confirmed in the latest UK Budget statement, the government is launching a call for evidence to establish how the tax system and charges on single...
Nov 29, 2017
Global materials company Trinseo has joined an industry initiative to identify and develop new recycling solutions for transforming polystyrene waste...
Nov 27, 2017
To stimulate demand for secondary plastics, green public procurement must be intensified and the use of recycled content must become mandatory in...
Nov 21, 2017
Over 150 major brands, recyclers and organisations have signed a statement calling for a ban on oxo-biodegradable materials. Supporters include...
Nov 20, 2017
The plastics and rubber products manufacturing market is expected to achieve a value of US$ 1682 billion by 2020, according to a new report from the...
Nov 17, 2017
Approximately 10% of household plastic packaging waste consists of PET trays in the Netherlands. The volume has surged in recent years and will...

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