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Reports wide of the mark in mainstream press

A raft of media outlets today are incorrectly reporting that UK supermarket chain Tesco is eliminating 350 million tonnes of plastics from the environment...

Constantia’s climate crusade earns it a place on the ‘A List’

Austrian converter Constantia Flexibles has been named on the CDP’s  ‘A List’ for climate change, based on the way that it reports on its...

SABIC to boldly go in search for circularity

This year will see SABIC forge bold, new collaborations with high-calibre partners in order to create a circular, transparent and sustainable economy for plastics,...

Seismic polymer shift coming from China

China is set to lead the world in banning single-use plastics that have no real societal value, says a senior Asia consultant for market...

Consumers want plastics bottles, says Coca-Cola

The head of sustainability at Coca-Cola has told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that her company will not stop using ‘single-use’ plastics...

Plastics policies will harm China’s PE imports

Polyethylene (PE) import volumes into China are likely to be impacted by policies announced by the country’s National Development and Reform Commission and the...

Printer creates new role at “pivotal time”

Danish label printer Interket Group is to embark on a new strategy to expand its print capability and labelling portfolio after creating a new...

BASF UK to move to ‘connected’ business hub

Global chemical company BASF is moving its UK headquarters to Stockport later this year, after deciding to take a 21,500 sq ft building at...

EU Commissioner’s comments “dangerous” says IK

The German Plastics Packaging Association (IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen) has condemned comments made by the new EU Commissioner for Environment in Germany’s national newspaper Die...

UKRI funds smarter plastics competitions

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has invested £8 million ($11m) in two new competitions that aim to encourage the development of smarter plastics that...

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