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Image for First global recycling day announced by BIR
A Global Recycling Day has been revealed for 18 March 2018.
Image for Three industry bodies call for real recycling rate measure
Trade bodies representing Europe’s steel, paper and non-ferrous metals recyclers have united in their call to EU Circular Economy trialogue negotiators to put an ambitious recycling measure first.
Image for BIR announces Arnaud Brunet as its new director general
The BIR Executive Committee under the presidency of Ranjit Baxi has announced the appointment of Arnaud Brunet as BIR Director General as from 1 June 2017.
Image for Simon Ellin picks out worst packaging offenders for recyclability for the BBC
Pringles, Lucozade and black plastic meat trays have been picked out by Simon Ellin as among the worst packaging offenders for reports on the BBC.
Image for OCC and copper increase in price, PET bottles lower a little
The price of OCC has kept on rising after last month’s correction and was up by £10 per tonne last week.
Image for New 74% paper recycling target set for 2020
The European paper recycling sector has set itself a goal of recycling 74% of the material by 2020.
Image for Unilever develops new technology to recycle sachet waste
Manufacturer Unilever has unveiled its ground-breaking new technology to recycle sachet waste.
Image for Businesses could face increased waste costs from leaving EU warn Ecosurety
Leaving the EU could result in ‘two tier’ supply chains between the UK waste and recycling industry and those of Europe, according to leading resource efficiency specialist Ecosurety.
Image for OCC and mixed paper prices still rising, HDPE bottles up too, copper eases back
Last week’s Intelligence report showed paper prices rising for key grades still.
Image for New apprenticeships on the way for recycling and waste sector
Tailored apprenticeships for resource and waste management are one step closer as an employer-led group set up to develop two new waste management and recycling Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards has been given the green light to proceed.
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