Government launches Resources and Waste Strategy for England

Businesses and manufacturers are to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste under the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy, announced on Tuesday 18 December 2018.

A final farewell from President Martin Cox

As the new year begins, it’s time for another IOM3 President to put pen to paper in preparation for signing off after two years in the role. This particular year coincides with the retirement of IOM3 CEO Bernie Rickinson and the appointment of Colin Church.

Nominations invited for IOM3 2019 Awards including Prince Philip and the Colwyn Medal

The Polymer Society
Online nominations are invited for achievement in the Rubber and Plastics sector in these highly prestigious awards

A waste disaster avoided

Materials World magazine
Waste left over from aid efforts following disasters can produce a large amount of plastic pollution. Ellis Davies reports on a new study into ways to deal with it.

Pursuing the smart factory

Materials World magazine
Dr Cinzia Giannetti, Senior Lecturer of Engineering at Swansea University, UK, talks about her smart factory project and collaboration with packaging manufacturer, Crown.