Borealis granted €250m to develop circular economy solutions for plastics

It will enable the company to intensify the development of polyolefins-based circular solutions used in a wide range of applications in consumers products, packaging and power transmission cabling

Two-thirds of UK’s branded food packaging ‘is not fully recyclable’

An analysis of 89 popular branded groceries also showed four-in-ten products had no labelling to show if they could be recycled

Biffa and Nestlé Waters strike deal for recycled plastic in the UK

The sustainable waste management company will support Nestlé Waters UK to achieve its commitment of making every BUXTON® bottle using 100% recycled PET

Wales seeks views on plans to reduce single-use plastics

The consultation is open until 22nd October 2020

UK targets 65% municipal recycling waste by 2035

The Circular Economy Package also aims to have no more than 10% of municipal waste going to landfill during the same period

Aceleron secures £2m to drive reusable battery solutions

The company’s circular economy approach is designing waste out of the battery manufacturing process

McDonald’s launches french fries cooking oil-to-biofuel project in the Netherlands

The fuel will be used in trucks, which deliver goods to 252 Dutch McDonald’s restaurants

Canadian packaging company acquires plastic recycling firm to further circular economy

TC Transcontinental seeks to make 100% of all plastic packaging eco-friendly by 2025

Almost 90% of public want raw materials to be used ‘more wisely’ in Scotland

A staggering 83% of the Scottish public agrees supermarkets should report publicly on their waste, according to a new survey

New UK facility will convert 30k tonnes of unrecycled plastic to recycled oils

The work for the project is expected to be finalised by the end of 2023