Young People's Event

London and SE Packaging Society
Young People's Event at 1CHT with Michigan State University
Mixed plastics recycling at Biffa Polymers, Redcar facility, UK. Image courtesy of Biffa

Making the most of a mixed bag - mixed plastics packaging recycling

Packaging Professional magazine
Europe’s first fully integrated mixed plastics packaging recycling facility in Redcar, UK, looks to sort out a sustainable future for industry.

A degradable polymer to replace PLA?

Packaging Professional magazine
A polymer that could replace PLA and lead to more degradable plastic bags is being spearheaded by chemists at the University of Florida, USA.

Odour to a sensing scale

Packaging Professional magazine
A novel scaling system has been developed to evaluate off-odours in fluid food packs with headspace.

Apple films fight germs

Packaging Professional magazine
A group of researchers from the University of Arizona, USA, has created a film from apple purée. As well as being edible, they claim the film could also offer food safety benefits.