CBI Urges UK To Stick With ECHA After Brexit

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called on the government to make sure that the UK follows the rules and regulations of certain European organisations, including the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), in order to maintain its global influence and [...]

‘Chemical Funerals’ Hit ‘Water Road Block’

A local council which is employing a technique using chemicals, produced in toll processing, for eco-friendly disposal of bodies has hit a roadblock by Severn Trent Water, who are refusing to give the council a ‘trade effluent’ license. According to [...]

Plans Revealed For Scottish Chemicals Hub

Grangemouth is at the heart of the chemicals industry in Scotland and now a new report has been published sharing a vision of a sustainable future for the area. Chemical Sciences Scotland (CSS), Scottish Enterprise and Falkirk Council have all [...]

Ethylene Produced Using Renewable Energy

Ethylene is used in the manufacture of everything from rubber to plastics, but producing it from fossil fuels creates a large carbon footprint, not to mention diverting these fuels from other uses. Now, researchers at the National University of Singapore [...]

Brexit Gridlock ‘Could Threaten Chemical Regulation’

Concerns that a ‘no deal’ scenario in Brexit negotiations could threaten chemical regulation have been voiced by the Law Society of England and Wales. The legal body recently said that reciprocal chemical regulation agreements between the UK and the EU [...]

Chemical Industry Keen For EU Link After Brexit

The role of the EU in shaping toll processing and the chemical industry as a whole is one of the many reasons key industry figures were opposed to Brexit, however, according to Chemical Watch, the Health and Safety Executive and [...]

Brexit Risks To UK Chemicals Industry Highlighted

A risk tracker compiled by a coalition of green non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has suggested that the UK’s chemicals industry is at a high risk following Brexit. Chemical Watch reported on the findings of the Greener UK Brexit risk tracker, which [...]