The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has unveiled the results of its 2016 PaintCare local authorities survey, which reveal the barriers to recycling leftover paint as faced by Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) across the UK.
Results from a recent survey by the European Paint Federation, CEPE, confirm that REACH 2018 will have a significant impact on the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) members’ ability to innovate and on their competitiveness.
In order to manufacture chemical products, a high-energy input is required, which consumes fossil resources. At Germany’s Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), two scientists are researching a resource-efficient and sustainable approach.
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is working with major specialty chemical manufacturer Croda Europe, NiTech Solutions and The University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing on a collaborative research and development project to develop a novel method for the continuous production of a range of market-leading surfactants.