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 •  December 13, 2016

Biffa Polymers has invested in a second bespoke conveyor for the processing of mixed post-consumer rigid polypropylene (PP) at its Redcar plastics recycling facility. Manufactured and installed by Middleton Engineering, the conveyor system will be used as part of a process to produce mixed PP plastic flake. Middleton Engineering has installed the...

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 •  November 11, 2016

Coca Cola European Partners has worked with Viridor and plastics recycling firm PET UK on a project to reprocess PET liner waste from the product packaging for its Smartwater bottled water range. The project involves the processing of the transparent plastic liner which carries labels during the manufacturing process, before they are applied to the...

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 •  November 4, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: The deal that saw US packaging firm Plastipak Group buy the assets of plastics recycler Evolve Polymers was a pre-pack administration arrangement, letsrecycle.com has learned. Following the agreement to sell the assets, accountancy firm Deloitte in Leeds is now overseeing matters pertaining to Evolve Polymers. Creditors of the business...

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 •  November 3, 2016

German investment firm Aurelius Equity has sold the PET plastic bottle recycler Evolve Polymers to US packaging firm Plastipak Group in a deal announced today (3 November). The two parties have not revealed the financial details of the transaction. The Hemswell plastic bottle facility is among the largest of its kind in Europe Lincolnshire-based...

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 •  September 19, 2016

Cambridgeshire-based plastics recycler Plasgran has announced the launch of a municipal services division – which will include wheeled-bin collection and distribution for manufacturers, local authorities and waste companies. Plasgran, which already processes end-of-life wheeled bins at its Wimblington facility, will offer a range of services...

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 •  September 25, 2015

We want people to recycle plastic as it’s a fantastic useable resource. We’re asking partners to get involved by downloading the new materials and use them in their own plastic recycling campaigns. The materials have been created to provide ...

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 •  February 21, 2014

A British academic has warned MEPs against introducing a policy on plastic bag waste that would encourage greater use of biodegradable and bio-based plastics.
Professor Richard Thompson, of Plymouth Universitys School of Marine Science and Engineering, was speaking at a seminar organised by MEPs from the Greens and European Free Alliance group on ...