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Enviroo reveals plans for £20m recycling facility

The facility will take PET – the main material used for food and drinks packaging such as plastic bottles and certain food packaging – and convert it into raw materials for new food-grade packaging, without any waste

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Enzyme cocktail created by scientists to digest plastic

Enzyme cocktail created by scientists to digest plastic: An enzyme cocktail has been created by scientists that could digest plastic up to six times faster than previously possible. Professor John McGeehan, Director of the Centre for Enzyme Innovation at the University of Portsmouth and Dr Gregg Beckham, Senior Research Fellow at the National Renewable Energy…
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Plastic straw ban in England begins tomorrow

Plastic straw ban in England begins tomorrow: From tomorrow in England, single-use plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers will be banned. This follows a postponement of the measure because of the coronavirus pandemic, the ban applies to all businesses that supply these products, including manufacturers and retailers. If businesses flout the ban and do…
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‘UK’s first’ plastic-to-hydrogen project goes ahead

‘UK’s first’ plastic-to-hydrogen project goes ahead: What claims to be the ‘UK’s first plastic-to-hydrogen facility will soon be calling Cheshire its home. The developer Peel L&P Environmental has launched the engineering design phase to start work to create hydrogen from plastic waste, which could be used to fuel cars, buses and heavy good vehicles (HGVs).…
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