• Memorabilia giveaway

    To celebrate the 150th anniversary year, IOM3 is giving members the opportunity to collect some memorabilia from the Institute through the decades.
  • IOM3 launches second mentoring initiative

    IOM3 has followed up the launch of its mentoring programme for recently graduated members last year, with a new initiative aimed at those who are longer-standing.
  • IOM3 welcomes launch of key waste and packaging consultations

    Reacting to the launch this week of four significant government consultations on reducing packaging, introducing new initiatives for waste systems and cutting plastic pollution, IOM3 has welcomed these concrete steps to implement the commitments made in the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy published in 2018.
  • Member survey – have your say

    The Institute is currently looking at ways in which it can better meet the professional needs of its members and improve the overall member experience. As part of this exercise, we will be issuing a digital member survey in the coming weeks and hope as many members as possible will complete it.
  • Plastic bag floating underwater (Shutterstock)

    The UK Waste Strategy

    Materials World magazine
    The UK government recently revealed its new waste strategy. What is being proposed and is it likely to succeed? Rhiannon Garth Jones gets insight. ​
  • Microorganisms that produce polyesters to make the bioplastic. Image Credit: Tel Aviv University

    How seaweed can produce sustainable plastics

    Materials World magazine
    A process to produce bioplastic polymers derived from seaweed has been developed in a bid to address plastic waste. Idha Valeur reports.
  • Adhesion '19 Medal Winners announced

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    The Society for Adhesion and Adhesives (SAA) announces the recipients of the two medals to be presented at the Adhesion ’19 conference in September.
  • $1.5 Billion Global Alliance Project Launched to End Plastic Waste

    The Polymer Society
    The Alliance, consisting of over 25 global companies, will commit $1.5 Billion over next 5 years
  • Speakers announced for Packaging Innovations 2019

    Packaging professionals from across the UK will join together on the 27–28 February 2019 for Packaging Innovations held at the NEC in Birmingham. Come and see us on the IOM3 Packaging Society on Stand (M33) where our consultants will be on hand to help you with one-to-one advice on various aspects of packaging.
  • Update to IOM3 Sustainability Policy

    As of 27 November 2018, the Institute in accordance with its Council and approved by Managing Board, has updated its sustainability policy.