UK Circular Plastics Flagship Projects Competition

A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London on Thursday, 11 October. The competition, which is managed by WRAP working in partnership with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), was one of several special announcements made at the Summit. This competition forms part of the £20 million Plastic Research and Innovation fund (PRIF) which was announced by the Chancellor during the Autumn Statement in 2017. It will engage Britain’s best scientists and innovators to help…

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UK Plastics Pact launched by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and WRAP

With the support of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, WRAP has launched The UK Plastics Pact. This unique platform brings together businesses, governments, innovators, NGOs, and citizens on a national level to rally behind ambitious targets and build a plastics system that works.  The current plastics crisis is a global problem that affects us all. This is why a global solution is needed, with unprecedented collaboration and innovation. To help drive the momentum towards that solution, WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme), together with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is launching The UK Plastics Pact, supported…

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