WMW’s Pick of this Week’s Online Waste Related Video Clips 19.12.2017 10:07 SIX OF THE BEST: This Week’s Waste & Recycling Picks from YouTube From a military flare going off in a MRF operative’s hand to DIY recyclers turning old laptop batteries into domestic ‘Powerwalls’, YouTube is packed with interesting stories. read more … Dell, GM & Others to Keep Plastic Waste Out of the Oceans 18.12.2017 14:45 VIDEO: NextWave Consortium to Boost Recycling of Ocean Bound Plastics A consortium including Dell Inc. and General Motors has launched NextWave, an open-source initiative to scale the recycling of ocean-bound plastics into packaging and products. read more … EuPC & BPF Warn Over Damaging Hard Brexit for Plastic Converters 18.12.2017 14:15 Plastics Industry Trade Bodies Issue Joint Statement on Impact of Brexit EuPC and the British Plastics Federation have published a joint position paper regarding Brexit. read more … EEB Urges More Action to Tackle Unecessary Plastic Waste 14.12.2017 12:08 UN Environment Assembly Resolution to Tackle Plastic Waste & Marine Litter Moves to address marine litter and microplastics, prevent and reduce air pollution were among the 13 non-binding resolutions passed by the UN Environment Assembly at its recent meeting in in Nairobi. read more … “World’s First” Boat Made from Recycled Plastic 11.12.2017 14:46 River Thames Plastic Fishing Trips for Children The Hubbub Foundation has been given £77,250 to take children on educational ‘plastic fishing’ trips in the River Thames on “the world’s only boat made of recycled plastic”. read more … PRE Touts Next Steps for an Organised Circular Economy 01.12.2017 12:27 Plastics Recyclers Europe Publishes Guidelines for Plastic Bales Plastics Recyclers Europe has released a set of bales quality guidelines to drive market transformation towards a circular economy. read more … Budget 2017 Reaction from Plastics Industry 23.11.2017 13:39 GUEST Blog: Chancellor’s Proposed Tax On Take Away Packaging Peter Atterby, managing director of plastics firm Luxus, discusses treasury plans that it to investigate how the tax system and charges on single use plastics can reduce waste. read more …
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