UK Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN)

The UK Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN) aims to bring together the diverse users of plastic products and realise the best means for reducing plastic waste entering the environment through a programme of networking and knowledge-sharing events and related support activities.

UKCPN runs events and activities to bring together the diverse users of plastic products and realise the best means for reducing plastic waste.

The Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN) has created a coordinated, integrated and aligned community of stakeholders in order to share best practice, focused on unlocking the most critical, short term barriers to plastics circularity.

UKCPN facilitates:

  • Eliminating the volume of plastic waste arising from within the UK.
  • Raising awareness and sharing best practice to improve the rate of UK plastic recycling.
  • Sharing best practice to reduce levels of confusion amongst citizens and highlighting user-centred design.
  • Showcasing innovation that is focused on reducing the amount of plastic ending up in the environment.

UKCPN is an activity supported by UK Research and Innovation and forms part of the Plastics Research Innovation Fund (PRIF), which is engaging Britain’s best scientists and innovators to help move the country towards more circular economic and sustainable approaches to plastics.

 

Sustainable Plastics Live/GRIPS 2023

Global Research & Innovation in Plastics Sustainability (GRIPS) is back for 2023, organised by the UK Circular Plastics Network & KTN. Now in its 3rd year, Global Research and Innovation in Plastics Sustainability has joined forces with Sustainable Plastics Live/GRIPS conference to become a live conference, exhibition and showcase on 10th – 11th May 2023.

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