4 Reflection 6 What's New Workplace Many manufacturers could benefit from funding through the Apprenticeship Levy scheme. Adrian Grove, of Qube Learning, explains how. Newsround 8 Injection moulding Harbec off ers an outstanding example of how a manufacturer can operate sustainably and profitably. 21 Inside at... PolyStyrene Loop Sustainable Plastics visited a new plant in Terneuzen, the Netherlands, that is demonstrating the circular potential of recycled polystyrene foam - the only one of its kind in the world. 29 Sustainability The Single-Use-Plastics directive: Now what? Q & A Kwik Lok has been family-owned for three generations and now is led by three sisters. They have focussed eff orts on setting the company on a new sustainability course. It's been an exciting journey. People on the move 10 12 14 15 25 31 classes of standard thermoplastic finally started to fall over the last two months. Construction Plastics can help build a green future. Opinion Post-used PVC can go from end of life to a new life, and that time and time again, writes Manel Miret. It's time to drive the plastic 'demons' away. 16 19 Scientists talk Polly Wong and Michael Thompson of testing laboratory impact Solutions explain about biodegradability. Polymer Prices Despite rising feedstock costs, contract prices for most 27 38 Events calendar August/September 2021 3 Automotive Sustainability is the driving force behind new developments in automotive.