UK Circular Plastics Network

UKCPN brings together the diverse users of plastic products and helps them realise the best outcomes for eliminating plastic waste. Click here to register to become a member of UKCPN.

UKCPN Launch

KTN announces launch of UK Circular Plastics Network, with further details of the Ocean Plastic Solutions Investment Accelerator Read More Here


Membership of the UK Circular Plastics Network is free and will allow you free attendance at any of the scheduled events in the Network up until December 2020 (subject to availability). When registering please indicate whether you wish to keep up to date with news on UKCPN through its dedicated newsletter.

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Event is sponsored by UKCPN. PVC 2020 will continue to build on the reputation of this triennial conference series as being the world’s leading conference supporting the global PVC industry. Moving from its historic Brighton base to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, PVC 2020 will deliver a current, comprehensive and wide ranging technical programme of original papers in an impressive purpose built conference environment.
UKCPN will be exhibiting at MRE 2020. MRE 2020 is taking place on 18th – 20th February 2020 at the Business Design Centre in London. The event will provide a platform to develop the commercial success of UK-generated materials innovation by showcasing ground-breaking new materials and their manufacturing processes to industry with the goal of accelerating bringing these to a commercialisation stage. MRE 2020, organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK, will demonstrate how the UK is a global hub of excellence in materials research, as well as how materials is an area which will continue to propel the nation’s economy to future success.
SCI and RSC are organising a conference on challenges and opportunities in plastics on 19th June 2019 in London.  This conference, organised by SCI’s Environment, Health, Safety and Food Groupand RSC’s Environmental ChemistryToxicology and Food Chemistry Groups brings together key sectors with the aim of focussing on assessing challenges and opportunities for researchers, industry and government. There will be a thematic link between the uses of plastics, their replacement with other materials, where it is advantageous, the toxicological hazards and benefits of plastic use and the post-use challenges and opportunities.

UK Landscape
Sector Maps

The UK Landscape Sector Maps are designed to provide a visual dynamic representation of the UK sector innovation landscape and allow users to easily and quickly source data within an otherwise complex and confusing eco-system. UK Circular Plastics Network are currently developing a UK Plastics landscape map.
Join UKCPN to add your organisation to the forthcoming map