Plastics Thursday 19 January 2017
Unilever, which manufactures household brands such as Dove, has pledged to improve the recyclability of its products 16 January 2017

Unilever in plastic packaging recyclability pledge

Consumer goods giant Unilever has pledged to ensure that all of the plastic packaging from its goods is ‘fully reusable, recyclable or compostable’ by 2025. According to the company, the commitment will aim to ensure that by ...

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West Yorkshire-based plastics compounding and recycling firm Regain Polymers has agreed a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) with creditors, meaning it has avoided going into administration. Suppliers to the business were ...

Rigid plastic packaging company RPC has announced a proposed acquisition of the European waste container manufacturer ESE World BV for around €262.5 million (£219 million). RPC has described ESE as Europe's “largest ...

Coca-Cola European Partners has launched a ‘twist’ PET plastic bottle for its Abbey Well Spring Water brand, designed to encourage recycling by being easier to crush. The bottle was created by British ...

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 ...

With news on: Frugalpac joins Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group; Exeter University in recycling challenge; Nottinghamshire Bee Gardeners receive Veolia grant, and; Viridor lights up Dunbar for Christmas.

With news on: Amie Stringer joins RDF exporter Andusia; Recycling Technologies appoints non-executive director, and; New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant.

EXCLUSIVE: Plastics compounder and recycler Regain Polymers is seeking to enter a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) after a ‘massive reduction’ in credit limits from suppliers, letsrecycle.com can reveal. Suppliers ...

With news on: B&M University contract; Powerday ex-offenders scheme; Ardley design award; BPF bottle deposit response, and; ESA consultation.

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 ...

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