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PLASTINDIA DELHI 2012

News Articles: Trade Shows

During Plastindia, which takes place every 3 years and has become the second largest plastics exhibition in the world, there was considerable interest expressed in The ReverteTM oxo-biodegradable additive family which are well suited to a wide range of processes and applications and which has been used for many years to provide a reliable and reproducible oxo-biodegradable profile around the world.

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INTERPLASTICA MOSCOW 2012

News Articles: Trade Shows

Wells Plastics partners in Russia, Comipack LLC, have once again this year taken part in the Interplastica show held in Moscow. Interplastica, held every January, is widely regarded as Russia's leading platform for Plastics technology and draws exhibitors and visitors both from across the country and around the globe.

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PLASTICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE ATHENS

News Articles: Conferences

Andrew Barclay, Technical Director of Wells Plastics Ltd in his capacity as Chairman of the Bio-based And Degradable Plastics Group (British Plastics Federation) will be presenting at the ‘Plastics and the Environment’ conference held by the Association of Hellenic Plastic Industries (AHPI) in Athens, Greece.

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INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO DEFRA EV0422

News Articles: Conferences

In March 2010 the UK Dept of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) published a report, EV0422, 'Assessing the environmental impacts of oxo-degradable plastics across their life cycle' written by researchers at Loughborough University with no expertise in oxo-biodegradable (“OBD”) plastic technology. Its publication raised a number of concerns for those who specialise in the technology.

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EURASIA PACKAGING 2011 IN ISTANBUL

News Articles: Trade Shows

Wells Plastics Limited and Obipack Plastick Film San A.S (Exclusive distributor of ReverteTM for the Turkish marketplace) attended the extremely successful Eurasia Packaging 2011 in Istanbul to promote ReverteTM and the use of ReverteTM in oxo-biodegradable applications ranging from check out bags to more complex structures used in the packaging industry.

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TESCO’S RETREAT FROM THE PROVISION OF OXO-BIODEGRADABLES

News Articles: Press Releases

The regrettable reaction by Tesco to unwarranted greenwash pressure and the uninformed, almost hysterical reactions from sections of the media, the general public and even a government sponsored quango, demonstrate just how poorly informed Tesco’s customers are when it comes to plastic bag issues in general and oxo-biodegradable bags in particular.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT PLASTIC BAGS

News Articles: Press Releases

The Times newspaper (29/07/11, p28) carried an article headed “Supermarkets may be banned from supplying free plastic bags”. Within this article it was stated that after a massive reduction from the 2006 figure of 11 billion bags to 6.1 billion in 2009, 2010 saw an increase to 6.8 billion.

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PAPER TO BE GIVEN AT INTERPLAS IN BIRMINGHAM UK

News Articles: Press Releases

This presentation will discuss the current accepted standards and demonstrate, through independently tested product, how polyethylene film containing ReverteTM meets the requirements of abiotic degradation, biodegradation and ecotoxicty as defined by ASTM D6954-04.

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