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Image for FCC call on Michael Gove to understand the importance of the recycling and waste sector
The new Secretary of the State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs needs to recognise the value in waste, according to FCC.
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Confidential data destruction company Shred Station has become the newest member of the United Kingdom Security Shredding Association (UKSSA).
Image for Price rises for industrial plastics, mixed paper and copper in Intelligence
Last week’s Intelligence report showed a number of recyclable commodities increasing in price.
Image for Could China ban imports of plastic scrap?
Delegates at the recent BIR conference in Hong Kong have expressed fears that the Chinese Government could ban imports of recycled plastics.
Image for BIR warns that Chinese National Sword and high container rates nearly killed recovered paper trade
Speakers at the recent BIR conference in Hong Kong warned that a combination of the Chinese National Sword programme and the high cost of shipping almost fatally wounded the market for recycled paper.
Image for Final showdown begins to decide next 14 years of EU Food Waste Policy
Talks to decide on what EU food waste policy will look like begin this week.
Image for Free trade vital for recycling industry says BIR president
The increasing regulatory burden being seen on the recycling industry is proving a barrier and needs to be replaced with more free and fair trade, according to BIR president Ranjit Baxi.
Image for Ecogen buys new Presona LP 65 VH K2 baler
In order to help its expansion, Hampshire’s Ecogen has purchased a new Presona baler.
Image for OCC keeps on rising in otherwise stable recycling market
The price of OCC is now in unchartered territory after rising by £13 per tonne in a week, according to last week’s Intelligence report.
Image for First global recycling day announced by BIR
A Global Recycling Day has been revealed for 18 March 2018.
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