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Binbo Baggins becomes lord of the bins in UK district

A recycling mascot in the Oxfordshire region of the UK has been named Binbo Baggins by residents after an online naming competition organised by...

UN declares war on ocean plastics

The UN Environment has ‘declared war’ on ocean plastics in the form of a global campaign to eliminate what it claims are the major...

BPF defends the role of plastics in food packaging

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has urged UK supermarkets to continue to benefit from plastics packaging rather than seek to eliminate it, after the...
plastic, plastics, packaging

Recycling firm nets a soccer partnership

UK-based recycling company DJB Recycling has signed a two-year partnership with Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, which will involve the former covering all aspects of...
plastics, plastic, packaging

European Bioplastics applauds waste legislation efforts

Trade association European Bioplastics (EUBP) has congratulated the European Parliament's Environment Committee on its strong efforts and the results of yesterday's vote on the waste...
plastics, plastics, packaging, recycling, marine litter, sustainability

Shampoo bottle gets a beach body for summer

Global shampoo brand Head & Shoulders (H&S) is to launch in a recyclable bottle made from up to 25 per cent recycled beach plastics...

RPC moves into waste storage with acquisition

RPC Group is to acquire ESE World B.V. from Stirling Square Capital Partners for €262.5 million ($273m) as it looks to enter into a...

DuPont launches virtuous project

The Virtuous Circle project has been launched in South Africa by DuPont and aims to employ a three pillar approach that addresses the challenge...

Two thirds of UK packaging going to landfill

Two thirds of all plastics packaging used for consumer products in the UK is being sent to landfill or incineration with only one third...

Marine Society seeing benefits of bag charge

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has said that the number of plastics bags found on UK beaches has almost halved in a year, with...

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