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Jayplas commits to UK with £10m film plant

Jayplas has asserted its commitment to recycling in the UK in the wake of opening a “state-of-the-art” plastic film sorting facility near Birmingham. The £10 million plant is located at the plastic recycling company’s site at Smethwick just off the M5 and is intended...

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Viridor launches plastics collaboration project

Viridor has today (27 February) announced a collaboration aimed at allowing Wales and the south west of England to give all plastic consumed in the area a “recycling solution”. The initiative aims to ensure that all plastic consumed in the region, such as that from...

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Biffa seals plastics deal with Müller UK

Biffa has won a contract to supply dairy company Müller UK with food grade recycled High-Density Polyethylene (rHDPE) plastic to be used in all its milk bottles. To find out more, follow the link below: https://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/biffa-muller/ (Photo...

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Quinn launches ‘100%’ food grade RPET pack

Quinn Packaging has launched a ‘100%’ recycled PET material plastic food packaging range. To find out more, follow the link below: https://www.packagingnews.co.uk/news/environment/recycling/quinn-launches-100-food-grade-rpet-pack-21-02-2020 (Photo credit: Packaging...

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Lego to ditch virgin fossil plastics by 2030

Lego has vowed to eliminate virgin fossil-based plastics from its products within a decade, by investing heavily in recycled and bio-based materials. The Danish toymaker’s chief executive Niels B. Christiansen announced the new goal on Friday (7 February), telling...

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Biffa opens PET plant as export markets tighten

Biffa is today (29 January) officially opening a £27.5m recycling plant in Seaham, County Durham, for PET plastics. To find out more, follow the link below: https://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/biffa-opens-pet-plant-as-export-markets-tighten/ (Photo credit:...

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