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Plastics campaign calls for grassroots action to cut pollution across ... - The Guardian


The Guardian

Plastics campaign calls for grassroots action to cut pollution across ...
The Guardian
Communities across the UK are being urged to spread grass roots resistance to single-use plastic to reduce the millions of tonnes of it seeping into the oceans.
Surfers Against Sewage declares war on plastic and this is what you can do to helpCornwall Live
Wasteland…Carve Magazine (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)

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ICIS market insight: UK plastics producers face critical Brexit challenges - ICIS


ICIS market insight: UK plastics producers face critical Brexit challenges
ICIS
This insight piece put together by leading ICIS editors Nigel Davis and Linda Naylor, who presented at a British Plastics Federation (BPF) Brexit conference, discusses the recent differential between the UK and EU polymer prices, and highlights the ...


UK ban on microbeads to be 'strongest in the world', say delighted campaigners - The Independent


The Independent

UK ban on microbeads to be 'strongest in the world', say delighted campaigners
The Independent
“The UK Government has just proposed the strongest ban on microbeads in the world to date,” she said. “This is great news for our environment and a positive sign of Britain's global leadership on ocean plastics.” She welcomed the decision to ...
Microbeads – We won!Greenpeace UK
Microbeads will be banned this year, Michael Gove announces in first speech as Environment SecretaryTelegraph.co.uk
Microbeads to be banned from bathing products, Michael Gove announcesITV News

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UK plastics processing facility opened / Site expansion plans - Plasteurope


UK plastics processing facility opened / Site expansion plans
Plasteurope
UK plastics recycling company Vanden Recycling has opened a new processing plant in Whittlesey / UK and plans to expand it. The company is part of the global Vanden Group (Kowloon / Hong Kong; www.vandenrecycling.com), which also has offices in ...


This Is What A New Plastics Economy Could Look Like - HuffPost UK


HuffPost UK

This Is What A New Plastics Economy Could Look Like
HuffPost UK
When you sail non-stop around the world, you manage everything that you have onboard. From the energy in the batteries to the food and water, everything is carefully monitored. The boat is your own little finite world. And when you're racing through ...

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Plastic weighing equivalent of one billion elephants has been made since 1950s and most is now landfill - Telegraph.co.uk


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Plastic weighing equivalent of one billion elephants has been made since 1950s and most is now landfill
Telegraph.co.uk
Researchers from the University of Georgia and the University of California found that by 2015 humans had generated 8.3 billion tons of plastics and 6.3 billion tons had become waste. Only nine per cent of the waste plastic was recycled, 12 per cent ...
Earth is becoming 'Planet Plastic'BBC News
Dumping of billions of tonnes of plastic waste is 'uncontrolled experiment' on planet Earth, scientists warnThe Independent
Plastic pollution risks 'near permanent contamination of natural environment'The Guardian
Wired.co.uk -Greenpeace UK -HuffPost UK -Science Advances
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INSIGHT: UK plastics producers face critical Brexit challenges - ICIS


ICIS

INSIGHT: UK plastics producers face critical Brexit challenges
ICIS
The charts throughout show the differential between UK and EU polymer prices, which reflect the period of Brexit uncertainty. They formed part of an ICIS presentation on Wednesday at a British Plastics Federation (BPF) Brexit conference. The UK imports ...


Plastics Aren't Wrecking The Environment - People Are - HuffPost UK


Plastics Aren't Wrecking The Environment - People Are
HuffPost UK
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Firefighters tackle blaze at plastics recycling facility - Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

Firefighters tackle blaze at plastics recycling facility
Belfast Telegraph
More than 40 firefighters are dealing with a large-scale blaze at a plastics recycling facility in Nottinghamshire. Emergency crews, including a command support vehicle and a water bowser, were called to MBA Polymers in Sandy Lane, Worksop, shortly ...
UPDATE: Watch as video shows 500 tonnes of plastics goes up in flames near SheffieldThe Star

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New Plastics Processing Facility Open In East Of EnglandCIWM ... - CIWM Journal Online


CIWM Journal Online

New Plastics Processing Facility Open In East Of EnglandCIWM ...
CIWM Journal Online
Vanden Recycling has opened a new plastic processing facility in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, which has the flexibility to handle multiple plastic streams such as ...
Vanden opens scrap plastic plant near Peterborough - British ...British Plastics and Rubber

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