• Industry experts propose top five issues for plastics and recycling

    The Packaging Society has published a statement on plastics and recycling.
  • Women into Fellowship - Q&A

    As part of its ongoing Membership Growth Initiative, the Institute is pleased to announce the launch of its latest project – Women into Fellowship. Through this initiative IOM3 will be encouraging appropriately experienced women members and other women within the Materials Cycle communities to apply for the IOM3 Fellowship grade. To understand more about this project, we caught up with Ian Bowbrick, the Institute’s Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • Calling time at IOM3

    Dr Bernie Rickinson, IOM3 Chief Executive, has confirmed to Trustees and the principal boards of the Institute his intent to retire from the Institute at the end of 2018.
  • Chinese delegation visits IOM3 London Headquarters

    The Institute recently welcomed delegates from the Industry and Information Commission of Gansu Province in Northern China at the London office
  • Materials Innovation at MRE2018

    The Materials Research Exchange & Investor Showcase ( MRE2018) was held at the Business Design Centre in London on 12-13 March. I n supporting this two-day event, IOM3 provided prizes for the student posters generated for the event.
  • UNEP Guidance for Organisational Life Cycle Assessment

    Under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) several methodologies, tools and techniques have been developed for organisations to assess the environmental performance of their goods and services, as a step toward improvement.
  • TPS March newsletter now available

    The Packaging Society has published the March edition of its newsletter - this is a special Event Edition reporting on the recent Starpack Awards Dinner and the Packaging Innovations Easyfairs...
  • Sustainable glue and resins

    Lignin could be used in many applications in which fossil-based material are currently used. Ellis Davies reports.
  • Doctoral theses donated to IOM3

    Late last year the Institute received an offer of donation from the Department of Materials at Imperial College of a collection of doctoral theses. In January 2018 these were incorporated to the National Materials and Mining Archive in Grantham.
  • Second lease of life

    A UK company reuses ring pulls to design sustainable luxury handbags.