• Member Survey results

    The Institute would like to thank all members who took the time to complete its 2019 Member Survey. We are now in a position to report on the results and some of the activities we will be taking to enhance and refresh the Institute’s suite of member benefits.
  • Waitrose launches home-compostable ready meal trays

    Materials World magazine
    New home-compostable ready meal trays have hit the shelves in Waitrose stores in a bid to reduce black plastic. Idha Valeur reports.
  • RECOUP releases report on plastic recycling and effects on local authorities

    Materials World magazine
    A report finds that local authorities are struggling with the knock-on effects of post-consumer plastic bans. Shardell Joseph finds out more.
  • Polymer Processing Engineering 19 to include ‘Towards CE for Plastics’

    The Polymer Society
    PPE 19 on 9-10 July will cover Circular Economy for Plastics as well as focussing on Precision Processing Science and Technology.
  • Schools and Student Starpack Awards 2019

    The Starpack Schools and Student Awards took place at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining in London on 26 June 2019 hosted by radio presenter and event host Andy Miller. This year, the awards welcomed entries from Year 7 up to AS Level, and with 190 entries to judge there was no shortage of excellent work. The judges awarded 32 highly commended, 19 bronze, 24 silver and 15 gold stars.
  • IOM3 publishes 2018 Annual Report

    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2018. The report highlights the Institute's activities in 2018, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • IOM3 joins UK Plastics Pact by WRAP

    On 6 June 2019, IOM3 officially became a supporter of the UK Plastics Pact, which is aligned, and supporting, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global initiative.
  • 2019 Design Innovation in Plastics finalists await results

    Five student finalists have presented their newly created products to enhance health and wellbeing to a panel of judges at the finals of the Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition 2019.
  • IOM3 celebrates World Environment Day

    On 5 June 2019, IOM3 is celebrating World Environment Day with this year’s theme on Air Pollution. The day encourages worldwide awareness and promotes actions to protect our environment.
  • Assurances for an Environment Act signed by IOM3

    IOM3 has joined other organisations, environmental, academic and professional groups to publish a shared view of how the Government's planned Environment Bill can help 'put sustainability at the heart of...