Closed Loop’s Nick Cliffe helps the Made On A Bus group get to grips with recycled plastic

Wheels in motion - waste management workshop

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A workshop on the trail of recyclable waste sparked dialogue between UK local council officials, recycling industry professionals, designers and processors in waste management.
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Mixed plastics under the lens

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The effects of recycling PET in the presence of polylactic acid (PLA), has come under scrutiny in the last few years. A UK collaborative project by the Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Smithers Rapra, UK, aims to uncover the facts.

Materials Technology special issue on ‘Biomaterials and bio-medical engineering’

This special double issue of Materials Technology: Advanced Performance Materials is dedicated to the theme of structural and functional biomaterials and their diverse applications in a growing and emerging field. The issue consists of papers specially commissioned by the Editor, Professor R D K Misra, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA to review current research in this area. Members of the Institute enjoy free access to this issue and all of the Institute’s refereed journals.

Institute joins Engineering Council at recruitment exhibition

The Institute and Engineering Council will be attending the free National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition (NECR) in Birmingham on 26-27 November.

MST part special issue on Electrospun nanofibres and electrospun nanoporous materials

The November issue of the Institute journal Materials Science and Technology ( MST ) focuses on ‘Electrospun nanofibres and electrospun nanoporous materials: reality, potential and challenges’ through a selection of articles and reviews that report on the promising development of nanotechnology in the area of electrospinning. The issue provides an overview of the considerable efforts on the development of new methods for the production of nanofibres in the past decade, and the challenges that still remain. Members of the Institute enjoy free access to this issue and all of the Institute’s refereed journals.