Marie Lennon interviews Adrian Haworth for BBC Radio Wiltshire

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Adrian Haworth returned to BBC Radio Wiltshire to talk again with Marie Lennon about the progress Recycling Technologies has been continuing to make. The problems of plastic waste continue to make headlines every week and Marie Lennon with her show on BBC Radio Wiltshire has continued to keep up to date with where Recycling Technologies is at, sharing with her …

We are exhibiting at PRS Europe 2018

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Recycling Technologies will be exhibiting this year at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, in Amsterdam, on the 24th and 25th April. Visit us at Stand F10 to learn more about the RT7000 and how we’re helping to build recycling capacity in Europe by combining our chemical recycling process with existing mechanical recycling processes. The PRS Europe event is free to …

Recycling Technologies interviewed for The One Show

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On a recent episode of The One Show focusing on the problem of plastic waste, Recycling Technologies’ CEO Adrian Griffiths was featured in an interview with Lucy Siegle. Recycling Technologies was highlighted for its innovation in the sector of plastics recycling, talking about what the RT7000 does, and our plans for implementing the first Commercial plant in Scotland at the …

6 British Food Initiatives Getting the Circular Economy Rolling

The Food Rush News Centre

The global economy is only around 9% circular. In other words, of all the new material that humans extract from the planet in a year, only 9% is recycled. The other 91% is dumped, released into the atmosphere or joins an ever-growing mound of stuff. Can Food Packaging be Circular Too? Black plastic used for ready meals often ends up …

Recycling Technologies receives support from recycling initiative in the Philippines

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The RT7000 has been designed as a transportable, modular, mass-producible unit, with a limited footprint of 30×30 m2. This allows it to be easily located on existing sites where the waste arises, largely avoiding costly transportation of low-density End-of-Life Plastic. The modular nature of the unit makes it suitable for sites with smaller or larger waste handling capacities. Each unit …

Solving the World’s Plastic Problem

BBC Business Daily News Centre

Many of us are aware of the problems that plastics pose for the environment. Today we hear about some of the solutions that businesses are finding to prevent quite so much of it ending up in landfill or the ocean. Vivienne Nunis visits the site of a new recycling machine that turns plastic packaging back into oil, so that it …

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Global oil trader InterChem has invested £1m in a South West-based plastics recycling company. Recycling Technologies, which is headquartered in Swindon, has now raised £3.7m through its Crowdcube funding drive, with more than 1,500 individual investors on board. Robert Langstraat, chief executive at InterChem, said: “We see great value in Recycling Technologies’ solution for recycling plastic waste. “The talented management …

Cracking new ways to fight plastic waste

BBC Business News News Centre

Plastic is one of the world’s favourite packaging materials – it’s cheap, practical and hard wearing. But its durability is part of the problem. Plastic pollution is now a huge issue and consumers are increasingly demanding greener alternatives. So how are companies responding to the pressure? British firm Recycling Technologies has built a machine that converts all flexible plastics into …

Interview: Blue Planet Spurs Private Sector Interest in Plastic Recycling Technology

Clean Energy Pipeline News Centre

Recycling Technologies’ CEO Adrian Griffiths was interviewed by Clean Energy Pipeline. Read the full piece below: BBC wildlife programme Blue Planet Two has done wonders since first airing to push the environmentalism agenda, even going so far as being name checked in Parliament. The sheer scale of plastic waste that is polluting the world’s oceans and does untold harms to …

The Issue of Plastic

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When Sir David Attenborough concluded his BBC Blue Planet II television series with a plea to help save the planet from being drowned in plastic, a debate that had previously fallen upon largely deaf ears suddenly gained resonance. Attenborough’s narration concerned the most heart-rending footage of the series, depicting a baby albatross killed by a plastic toothpick that it had …