• Packaging manufacturer introduces new recyclable black plastic food trays

    Materials World magazine
    An Irish packaging company’s new black plastic food trays can be identified in recycling sorting systems, diverting black plastic from landfill. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • IOM3 exhibits at Packaging Innovations

    IOM3
    Well what a difference a year makes. Packaging Innovations 2018 at the NEC was hit by Beast from the East, which limited travel and hence numbers of visitors. 2019 saw...
  • IOM3 appoints Strategic Advisors

    IOM3
    In 2018, the Trustees of IOM3 approved the creation of a new Technical Communities Board (TCB) The TCB’s role will be to provide a catalyst for multidisciplinary activity between technical groups of IOM3. The selection process is now complete and we are pleased to announce our new Strategic Advisors.
  • Age limits in IOM3 activities

    IOM3
    IOM3 responds to the age limits in IOM3 related activities
  • IOM3 celebrates 150 years on its Inauguration Day 2019

    IOM3
    On 25 February, IOM3 celebrated 150 years since the formation of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1869. A video is now available of highlights from the day.
  • Memorabilia giveaway

    IOM3
    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
    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

    IOM3
    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

    IOM3
    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. ​

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