Henrik Thunman from Chalmers University of Technology

Process developed for recycling high quality plastics

Scientists from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have developed a process for recycling plastics at high quality. Taking...
Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa planning beverage carton recycling plant

A beverage carton recycling plant is being planned by Smurfit Kappa in collaboration with companies HVC and Bluemats. It...
PET flake

India confirms ban on import of recycled PET flake

Recycled PET flake imports are banned, the Indian Government has confirmed. In a move to clarify its order of...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 18 October 2019

Low OCC prices are becoming an increasing concern for the recycling market at present. With the price dropping again,...
The Recycling Association Conference 2017

Tickets selling fast for The Recycling Association Conference 2019

Close to 100 people have already booked tickets to attend The Recycling Association Conference 2019. Taking place on 12...

Recycled plastic export report: August 2019

Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively...

Recycled paper export report: August 2019

Exports of OCC and news & pams dropped in August, according to the latest HMRC data. However, mixed paper...

Funding granted to develop bacterial recycling of plastics

A study looking to develop bacterial recycling of plastics has been granted funding of £1.5 million. The ERA -...

100% rPET recyclable juice bottle developed by KHS

German packaging company KHS has developed what it says is the first 100% rPET recyclable juice bottle. Its Beyond...
Queen's Speech

Queen’s Speech promises extension of producer responsibility

The Government plans to extend producer responsibility and introduce charges on more specified single use items, the Queen's Speech has revealed.
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