plastic incineration

Report claims plastics incineration causes harm totalling £25bn

UK incinerators will cause nearly £25bn of environmental harm over the next 30 years by burning plastics, a report from environmental campaigners has claimed. Anti-incinerator group United Kingdom Without Incineration Network (UKWIN) said it looked at the output of the … Read More

plastics pact

Businesses back WRAP’s plastics pact

Businesses back WRAP’s plastics pact More than 40 businesses have signed up to WRAP’s UK Plastics Pact, which seeks to cut drastically the amount of plastic waste in the environment. Its targets to 2025 are: Eliminate problematic or unnecessary single-use … Read More

Spring statement and plastics

Spring statement and plastics: Industry Views

Spring statement and plastics: Industry Views The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has confirmed plans to consider taxing packaging in a bid to tackle plastic waste. Here are a number of comments from the industry. ESA’s executive director Jacob … Read More