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Packaging firm has deep expertise in complex recycling industry
Thursday 18 Jan 2018 Author: Steven Frazer

Government plans to end avoidable plastic waste by 2042 may have positive implications for packaging giant RPC (RPC).

The FTSE 250 company is already one of Europe’s biggest plastics recyclers, processing an estimated 70,000 tonnes every year. With China having closed its doors to overseas plastic recycling from the
start of 2018, RPC may be well-placed as part of sustainability drives.

While Conservative plans remain vague at this stage, RPC’s deep expertise may be vital in coming to grips with many of the complexities of plastic waste, such as the one-off use case nature of medical plastic packaging, for example.

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