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Small steps project Small Steps Project: supporting people living on rubbish 2 February 2015 » read more

Many of the world's top celebrities recently stepped forward to raise funds for people living on landfill by donating their shoes to...

thumb circular-economy-20000-uk-jobs In the news: A circular economy could create 200,000 UK jobs 2 February 2015 » read more

Moving to a circular economy could create 200,000 jobs in the UK as more companies view discarded materials as valuable resources. This was the finding...

Young staff members Kriss Akabusi helps MBA Polymers' youngest recruits reach for the stars 2 February 2015 » read more

MBA Polymers' youngest employees recently explored their hopes and dreams for the future with none other than...

corporate-social-responsibility thumb MBA Polymers publishes first Corporate Responsibility Report 8 January 2015 » read more

The report covers MBA's vision for sustainability in the future and outlines the policies we have in place both corporately and...

Vince Cable visit MBA Polymers was delighted to welcome the UK's Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Dr Vince Cable, to our Worksop plant on 27th November 2014... 4 December 2014 » read more
Automotive waste Closing the loop on automotive plastics waste - Paul Mayhew 4 December 2014 » read more

The world's top vehicle manufacturers are increasingly seeking to incorporate more recycled plastic in new cars...

P&G packaging Procter & Gamble set to double recycled plastics in its packaging 4 December 2014 » read more

Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) revealed in October that it plans to expand its sustainability goals to double the use of recycled resin in...

Reaching market UTOPIA Reaching market UTOPIA for recycled plastics 4 December 2014 » read more

Creating and sustaining market utopia by delinking recycled plastics from virgin polymer markets is achievable, MBA's Sales Director Gary Claypole...

Landfill Meet some of the world's biggest landfill sites... 4 December 2014 » read more

At MBA Polymers, we're committed to diverting plastic waste from landfill, where it remains for hundreds of years, polluting the environment...

Plastic rubbish in the ocean California becomes the first US state to ban plastic bags 10 October 2014 » read more

California has become the first US state to officially ban non-biodegradable, single-use plastic bags...

Beijing paying with plastic bottles Paying for train journeys with plastic bottles in Beijing 10 October 2014 » read more

Beijing is taking a fresh approach to recycling by giving free train journeys and mobile phone top-ups to consumers...

Oxfordshire waste partnership Oxfordshire the top recycling county in England at 60% 10 October 2014 » read more

The Oxfordshire Waste Partnership has successfully doubled the Oxfordshire's recycling rates in seven years, making it England's...

First mile recycling How is First Mile making recycling easier for companies in London? 10 October 2014 » read more

UK company First Mile is helping city centre businesses to recycle more waste by making recycling easy and affordable...

Pledge 4 plastic UK Government invites consumers to take the plastic pledge 10 October 2014 » read more

As the government gears up to meet its plastic recycling targets, consumers are being encouraged to take a pledge to...

MBA on c n n Dr Mike Biddle, speaks on CNN at our UK facility in Worksop 10 October 2014 » read more

Mike spoke to CNN in August about his lifelong quest to transform plastic waste into high quality raw materials...

Ethical Corp best s m e award MBA Polymers wins 'Best SME' award at the Ethical Corp Awards 10 October 2014 » read more

The judges agreed that MBA's "commitment to sustainability is impressive"...

Mike Biddle at the future for sustainability summit Mike Biddle delivers call to action at FT / Coca-Cola 'Future for Sustainability' summit in London 2 October 2014 » read more

MBA's founder, Mike Biddle, delivered the 'call-to-action' at the conclusion of the prestigious....

mba-bbq-worksop thumbnail MBA Polymers holds family BBQ for Worksop team 16 September 2014 » read more

We held a family BBQ for our Worksop employees in August to thank them for all their support and hard work....

Plastics recycling conference europe MBA Polymers set to explore Europe's plastics recycling future at Plastics Recycling Europe 2014 10 September 2014 » read more

MBA's Sales Director, Gary Claypole, will be speaking at this year's Plastics Recycling Conference in Milan...

Barry Crowley appointed CFO Barry Crowley appointed Chief Financial Officer for MBA Polymers 4 August 2014 » read more

We're delighted to welcome Barry Crowley aboard...

Nigel Hunton We had throwaway economics in the past, but that disposable 29 July 2014 » read more

society simply isn't sustainable in the 21st century...

PDP report 2014 Ocean plastic waste causes $13bn of damage a year 29 July 2014 » read more

Plastic waste floating in the world's oceans causes $13 billion of environmental damage annually, a new report has revealed...

Plasticity 2014 Plasticity 2014 - New Closed Loop Fund sparks controversy 29 July 2014 » read more

At this year's Plasticity Forum, MBA founder Mike Biddle and his fellow delegates heard from New York's ex-'Recycling Czar' Ron Gonen, who has...

thumb g-star-raw Can celebrities successfully tackle the plastic waste challenge? 29 July 2014 » read more

Major pop stars are helping to raise awareness of plastic pollution and promote products made with recycled plastic content...

thumb elsa Keep going, Elsa! 29 July 2014 » read more

Everyone at MBA Polymers would like to send a special word of encouragement to British adventurer Elsa Hammond, as she rows solo across the Pacific Ocean to raise awareness...

Senior appointments MBA Polymers strengthens team with two senior appointments 29 July 2014 » read more

We're delighted to welcome Peter Whiting and Nick Deeming to the MBA Polymers team...

Ocean clean up Cleaning up the plastic waste in our oceans 29 July 2014 » read more

A 19-year old has released a peer-reviewed feasibility study detailing ambitious proposals to rid the Pacific of half its plastic waste in ten years...

Horse riding MBA helps Landmarks create horse-riding area with rubber flakes donation 29 July 2014 » read more

MBA Polymers has donated 20 tonnes of rubber flakes to Landmarks College as a top layer for a new horse riding area, also known as a manège...

Dell closed loop Dell launches first 'closed loop' computer with recycled plastics 29 July 2014 » read more

Technology giant Dell has become the first computer manufacturer to launch a laptop made partly of third-party certified 'closed loop' plastics...

Nick Deeming MBA Polymers further strengthens Board 18 June 2014 » read more

Nick Deeming appointed non-executive director of sustainable polymers company...

Peter Whiting MBA Polymers appoints Peter Whiting as non-executive director 2 June 2014 » read more

Sustainable polymers company strengthens Board for next phase of growth...

Mike Biddle in Popular Science magazine How does MBA transform plastic waste into valuable raw materials? 2 June 2014 » read more

Popular Science magazine interviewed MBA's founder, Mike Biddle, in April 2014 about his mission to eliminate plastic waste...

Where does plastic go graphic Where does plastic waste go? 2 June » read more

In the US, most used plastics are not currently collected for recycling, reports Popular Science. Of the 10% of plastic waste that is recycled...

GSB award ceremony Global sustainability awards recognise MBA's outstanding technological achievements 2 June 2014 » read more

MBA Polymer's ground-breaking sustainable polymer technology has been recognised by two global sustainability awards...

Nigel Hunton in Colorado MBA's CEO visits site of major new sustainability, energy and environment complex 2 June 2014 » read more

Our CEO, Nigel Hunton, visited the University of Colorado this month to learn more about the team's vision...

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