EC tells ECHA to abandon its investigation into oxo-degradable plastics in order to suppress expected conflicting scientific evidence
European Parliament Ban On Oxo-degradable Plastics Is A Political Move That Ignores The Established Science.
Wells Plastics is delighted to announce that it has been awarded ISO14001:2015 certification, recognising the company’s commitment to identifying, managing and reducing the impact on both the local and wider… read more →
Standard Test Guide for Oxo-Biodegradable Plastics, ASTM D6954-18 is Revised and Renewed at ASTM Wells Plastics is delighted to announce that the standard test guide for oxo-biodegradable plastics, ASTM D6954-18… read more →
The Chairman of the Oxo-Biodegradable Plastics Federation (OBPF) reports on his recent meeting with the Directorate General for the Environment
An article on the Plastics Today website examines the response published by the OBPF (Oxo-Biodegradable Plastics Federation) on the European Commission report on the impact of the use of oxo-degradable… read more →
Wells Plastics Limited answers the British Plastics Federation call for collaboration to reduce plastic waste and litter by pledging its commitment at the BPF Marine Litter Event held in the recently at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), London.
Why has the European Commission ignored its own specially commissioned report and instead based the above on other biased reports? Why is the EC looking at restricting the use of oxo-biodegradable technology in the fight against plastic waste in the environment whilst many other countries, having considered the credentials behind brands such as Reverte™ and recognised the benefits, are encouraging its use?
On 5th December 2017 Dr Gary Ogden, Technical Manager at Wells Plastics, completed this year’s busy schedule of technical papers by presenting a paper on Reverte™ at the 9th Edition of the Flexible Packaging Middle East Conference held in Dubai. The technical paper demonstrated how flexible laminated packaging can be made fully oxo-biodegradable by utilising Reverte™ additive masterbatches.