plastic recycling

Reassessing the role of OECD membership in plastic waste exports

Plastics resource efficiency and recycling charity RECOUP has highlighted a major increase in the UK’s export of plastic packaging recycling…

RECOUP Plastics Conference 2023 showcases industry cooperation

The RECOUP Plastics Resource & Recycling Conference organised by plastics resource efficiency and recycling charity RECOUP was held for the…

County Durham, UK launches plastics recycling education project

County Durham in Northeast England has joined forces with independent authority RECOUP’s Pledge2Recycle Plastics initiative on a plastics recycling communications…

RECOUP’s Plastics Resource and Recycling Awards shortlist announced

RECOUP, an independent authority on plastics and recycling, has announced the shortlist for its Plastics Resource and Recycling Awards. Drawing…

PET packaging hailed as ‘one of mankind’s greatest inventions’ in campaign

A new campaign in the US is raising awareness of recycling plastic and polyethene terephthalate (PET) packaging. Participants in the…

LyondellBasell acquires 50% stake in Dutch recycling company

Chemical industry company LyondellBasell has invested in recycling company Stiphout Industries, which sources and processes post-consumer plastic packaging waste. Operating…

TV test shows shockingly low plastic bag recycling rates

ABC News collaborated with several stations to conduct the largest investigation of its kind into the recycling of plastic bags…

Lack of plastic recycling infrastructure threatens the environment

Plastic waste not only harms wildlife and marine life, but it can also contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and climate…

Call for clearer guidelines in CDP plastic reporting

Environmental charity CDP is encouraging 7,000 businesses to disclose their plastic footprint for the first time. The organisation has launched…

Why isn’t Europe investing more in recycling plastic?

The invention of plastic manufacturing changed the world. Look around you now and wherever you are, you are likely to…