YPLC final held virtually for the first time

This year's Young Persons' Lecture Competition took place virtually on 23 September 2020 for the first time. Competitors gave a lecture of 15 minutes on a topic related to materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science and engineering.

Three IOM3 Fellows made new Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

IOM3 is pleased to see three of its Fellows recognised as New Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.

Seas capturing more carbon than expected European research says

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Research using data from ESA, NASA and NOAA satellites to show that more carbon is absorbed by the oceans than previously thought.
The Transcend Packaging straw in use

Paper-pulp carton straw hits the shelves

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Childhood favourite Ribena is to use a fully-recyclable and biodegradable on-pack U-bend straw, made entirely from paper-pulp.

Packaging closures made of post-consumer recycled resin

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Packaging companies Borealis, Austria, and Menshen, Germany, have collaborated on a series of 10 packaging closures using recycled polyolefins .