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The Michael Stephen Column
29th November 2022
The Michael Stephen Column
Sustainable plastics design offers solution for UN Global Plastics Treaty says Symphony Environmental
11th October 2022
Sustainable plastics design offers solution for UN Global Plastics Treaty says Symphony Environmental
Symphony Environmental Technologies Plc – Investor Presentation 7th October 2022
7th October 2022
Symphony Environmental Technologies Plc – Investor Presentation 7th October 2022
Plastics Today
30th September 2022
Plastics Today
EU News
30th September 2022
EU News
Communications with the Welsh Government/Welsh Assembly
28th September 2022
Communications with the Welsh Government/Welsh Assembly
Dr. Chris DeArmitt discusses the life cycle, myths and misconceptions of plastics
15th August 2022
Dr. Chris DeArmitt discusses the life cycle, myths and misconceptions of plastics
Recycling plastics is not a silver bullet – by Michael Laurier
4th August 2022
Recycling plastics is not a silver bullet – by Michael Laurier
Ian Bristow Interview – DirectorsTalk – 3-8-22
3rd August 2022
Ian Bristow Interview – DirectorsTalk – 3-8-22
It’s official – d2w is not an oxo-degradable plastic and does not create microplastics
27th June 2022
It’s official – d2w is not an oxo-degradable plastic and does not create microplastics
Oxo degradable vs d2w biodegradable plastic
26th April 2022
Oxo degradable vs d2w biodegradable plastic
Michael Laurier – DirectorsTalk Interview 21-3-22
21st April 2022
Michael Laurier – DirectorsTalk Interview 21-3-22
Symphony Wins Major Sustainability Award In India
20th April 2022
Symphony Wins Major Sustainability Award In India
Ellen Macarthur Foundation Report
19th April 2022
Ellen Macarthur Foundation Report
Michael Stephen Interviewed for Singapore Conference
3rd March 2022
Michael Stephen Interviewed for Singapore Conference
Michael Laurier Interviewed by Directors’ Talk
25th February 2022
Michael Laurier Interviewed by Directors’ Talk
Danny and Dotty explain how d2p works
11th February 2022
Danny and Dotty explain how d2p works
Rethinking the Future of Plastics – BPA Briefing Note
4th February 2022
Rethinking the Future of Plastics – BPA Briefing Note
Danny and Dotty explain how d2w works
2nd February 2022
Danny and Dotty explain how d2w works
Video – Intelligent Packaging made with d2w technology
31st January 2022
Video – Intelligent Packaging made with d2w technology
Plastic Bag Degrading
31st January 2022
Plastic Bag Degrading
Successful farm trial for oxo-film
29th January 2022
Successful farm trial for oxo-film
Chris Packham Interview
28th January 2022
Chris Packham Interview
Symphony Environmental’s d2p
28th January 2022
Symphony Environmental’s d2p
News from Bimbo
1st January 2022
News from Bimbo
Michael Stephen’s presentation at the RWM Packaging Spotlight event
24th November 2021
Michael Stephen’s presentation at the RWM Packaging Spotlight event
Great To Be Back At The 15th Arabplast Exhibition
15th November 2021
Great To Be Back At The 15th Arabplast Exhibition
Symphony Environmental Awarded “ESG Company of the Year”
12th November 2021
Symphony Environmental Awarded “ESG Company of the Year”
Michael Laurier Interview – India’s Plastic Pollution Problem
27th October 2021
Michael Laurier Interview – India’s Plastic Pollution Problem
Smart plastic from Algae is a win win.
11th October 2021
Smart plastic from Algae is a win win.
Interview with Michael Stephen – Pack for change summit
20th September 2021
Interview with Michael Stephen – Pack for change summit
Michael Laurier Interviewed about Collaboration with Meditech Global
12th August 2021
Michael Laurier Interviewed about Collaboration with Meditech Global
Michael Laurier Interviewed on Collaboration with Rubber Glove Producer
3rd August 2021
Michael Laurier Interviewed on Collaboration with Rubber Glove Producer
Michael Laurier Interviewed on FDA approval for Symphony’s Antibacterial Food Packaging
16th July 2021
Michael Laurier Interviewed on FDA approval for Symphony’s Antibacterial Food Packaging
BPA responds to second Scottish consultation on plastics
14th April 2021
BPA responds to second Scottish consultation on plastics
Oxomar report on biodegradation of plastics in the marine environment
7th April 2021
Oxomar report on biodegradation of plastics in the marine environment
Michael Laurier Interviewed on French Study on Plastics in the Ocean
31st March 2021
Michael Laurier Interviewed on French Study on Plastics in the Ocean
Symphony writes to Canadian Minister
15th March 2021
Symphony writes to Canadian Minister
BPA evidence to Government of South Australia
24th February 2021
BPA evidence to Government of South Australia
BPA evidence to Government of New South Wales
24th February 2021
BPA evidence to Government of New South Wales
Symphony teams up with Sun Ace to Distribute d2p in South Africa
2nd February 2021
Symphony teams up with Sun Ace to Distribute d2p in South Africa
What if we told you the future doesn’t have to look like this?
27th January 2021
What if we told you the future doesn’t have to look like this?
Intertek Report to European Chemicals Agency
7th January 2021
Intertek Report to European Chemicals Agency
BPA response to first Scottish Government Consultation
5th January 2021
BPA response to first Scottish Government Consultation
Symphony Environmental USA Receives 2020 Best of Jacksonville Award
10th December 2020
Symphony Environmental USA Receives 2020 Best of Jacksonville Award
OPINION: Oxo-biodegradable plastic and bans
12th November 2020
OPINION: Oxo-biodegradable plastic and bans
BPA Chairman speaks at Westminster Forum
5th November 2020
BPA Chairman speaks at Westminster Forum
Colombian company Promociones Fantásticas launches drinking straws which are both antimicrobial and biodegradable
30th October 2020
Colombian company Promociones Fantásticas launches drinking straws which are both antimicrobial and biodegradable
Letter to Symphony from Former Secretary of State for the Environment (DEFRA)
29th October 2020
Letter to Symphony from Former Secretary of State for the Environment (DEFRA)
BPA Critical of HSAC Report
23rd September 2020
BPA Critical of HSAC Report
Plastic made with Symphony’s d2p proved to kill Coronavirus within one hour of contact
14th September 2020
Plastic made with Symphony’s d2p proved to kill Coronavirus within one hour of contact
BPA comments on Eunomia Report
14th August 2020
BPA comments on Eunomia Report
Composters don’t want ‘compostable’ plastic packaging
26th July 2020
Composters don’t want ‘compostable’ plastic packaging
First Plastic To Kill Corona Virus
23rd July 2020
First Plastic To Kill Corona Virus
Queen Mary University London Report
23rd July 2020
Queen Mary University London Report
Symphony Environmental CEO talks coronavirus breakthrough for its antimicrobial technology
23rd July 2020
Symphony Environmental CEO talks coronavirus breakthrough for its antimicrobial technology
Biodegradable Vs Compostable Plastics
25th June 2020
Biodegradable Vs Compostable Plastics
Symphony responds to attack by BBIA
5th June 2020
Symphony responds to attack by BBIA
Symphony Environmental credited for ‘Super Plastics’ campaign
5th June 2020
Symphony Environmental credited for ‘Super Plastics’ campaign
Re-usable bags are not the answer
27th May 2020
Re-usable bags are not the answer
BPA Advice to South Africa
26th May 2020
BPA Advice to South Africa
BPA Member takes to the air
22nd May 2020
BPA Member takes to the air
21 Reasons Why ‘Compostable’ plastic is not suitable
22nd May 2020
21 Reasons Why ‘Compostable’ plastic is not suitable
Biodegradable plastic bags should be exempted from Chicago’s ban on plastic bags
20th May 2020
Biodegradable plastic bags should be exempted from Chicago’s ban on plastic bags
Polymer suppliers not understanding the benefits of biodegradable technology
20th May 2020
Polymer suppliers not understanding the benefits of biodegradable technology
Katmandupost – Government toughens ban on plastic bags
20th May 2020
Katmandupost – Government toughens ban on plastic bags
Italian Court Ruling (2015) on marketing of biodegradable plastic
20th May 2020
Italian Court Ruling (2015) on marketing of biodegradable plastic
Response To BBC News On Biodegradable Plastics
20th May 2020
Response To BBC News On Biodegradable Plastics
The emergence of Super Plastics by Axel Barrett
30th March 2020
The emergence of Super Plastics by Axel Barrett
BPA responds to Swiss Report
24th March 2020
BPA responds to Swiss Report
How the Plastic Panic Hurts Us – Click Here to Listen
9th March 2020
How the Plastic Panic Hurts Us – Click Here to Listen
Symphony live on CGTN News
6th March 2020
Symphony live on CGTN News
How the F&B sector can address the issue of plastic pollution
5th March 2020
How the F&B sector can address the issue of plastic pollution
FDA approves symphony’s antimicrobial bread packaging
26th February 2020
FDA approves symphony’s antimicrobial bread packaging
Symphony Environmental Technologies has game changing technology approved by US FDA
26th February 2020
Symphony Environmental Technologies has game changing technology approved by US FDA
“The Perverse Panic Over Plastic” City Journal
24th February 2020
“The Perverse Panic Over Plastic” City Journal
Tacoma City bag ban is unscientific & unsustainable
4th February 2020
Tacoma City bag ban is unscientific & unsustainable
CIWM Magazine  – Why supermarkets should not “cave in to plastiphobia”
24th January 2020
CIWM Magazine – Why supermarkets should not “cave in to plastiphobia”
BPA comment on Green Alliance report
20th January 2020
BPA comment on Green Alliance report
Plastiphobia, Microplastics and A Throw-Away Society
1st January 2020
Plastiphobia, Microplastics and A Throw-Away Society
Lumijor are prioritising protecting the environment in the Dominican Republic with d2w packaging
19th December 2019
Lumijor are prioritising protecting the environment in the Dominican Republic with d2w packaging
Report says it would be a mistake to ban plastic packaging
12th November 2019
Report says it would be a mistake to ban plastic packaging
Stock Exchange gives Symphony a special mention
17th October 2019
Stock Exchange gives Symphony a special mention
BPA responds to call for evidence
11th October 2019
BPA responds to call for evidence
BPA Chairman interviewed by Voice of Islam Radio
17th September 2019
BPA Chairman interviewed by Voice of Islam Radio
Symphony Environmental Director interviewed about d2w plastic technology
2nd September 2019
Symphony Environmental Director interviewed about d2w plastic technology
Redesigning plastic could help solve the plastics problem
15th August 2019
Redesigning plastic could help solve the plastics problem
Speech at the Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum
16th July 2019
Speech at the Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum
BPA chairman answers questions on biodegradability
2nd July 2019
BPA chairman answers questions on biodegradability
BPA Comments on Plymouth Study
12th April 2019
BPA Comments on Plymouth Study
How the F&B sector can address the issue of plastic pollution
5th March 2019
How the F&B sector can address the issue of plastic pollution
British Judge Finds Arguments on Biodegradable Plastic Irrefutable
27th November 2018
British Judge Finds Arguments on Biodegradable Plastic Irrefutable
Not surprising that bio-plastics cause problems for recycling
19th September 2018
Not surprising that bio-plastics cause problems for recycling
BPA responds to MSU Report
30th May 2018
BPA responds to MSU Report
Symphony Environmental at the European Business Summit in Brussels
29th May 2018
Symphony Environmental at the European Business Summit in Brussels
Launch Today – First disposable antimicrobial examination glove made with d2p technology
3rd May 2018
Launch Today – First disposable antimicrobial examination glove made with d2p technology
Carrier Bag Litter Up 38% in Scotland Since Charge Was Introduced
5th January 2018
Carrier Bag Litter Up 38% in Scotland Since Charge Was Introduced
Upgrade the plastic don’t ban or tax it
4th December 2017
Upgrade the plastic don’t ban or tax it
Reply from Professor Jakubowicz to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation 2-8-17
21st August 2017
Reply from Professor Jakubowicz to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation 2-8-17
University of Nottingham – Plastic from shrimp shells?
13th January 2017
University of Nottingham – Plastic from shrimp shells?
Plastics Reduce Environmental Impact
28th July 2016
Plastics Reduce Environmental Impact
Are we there yet? (new analysis by experts in ocean currents)
16th July 2016
Are we there yet? (new analysis by experts in ocean currents)
Another lesson in why bag bans don’t work
27th August 2015
Another lesson in why bag bans don’t work
How a ban on plastic bags can go wrong
18th August 2015
How a ban on plastic bags can go wrong
Symphony responds to BPF
9th August 2015
Symphony responds to BPF