Defra promises to introduce ‘Simpler Recycling’ to replace consistency of collections

A communication from Defra to industry stakeholders has said that it plans to introduce 'Simpler Recycling' instead of the formerly proposed consistent...
LDPE film

Recycling prices and market commentary: 15 September 2023

With some prices rising this week for some grades, is this a sign that a market that has been on the slide...

Sites with waste exemptions should continue without need for permit, says The Recycling Association

The Recycling Association has written to Environment Minister Rebecca Pow asking her to reconsider whether low-risk facilities that currently operate under a...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 8 September 2023

September is a month when people expect markets to take off after the quieter summer period. Although historically, it...

Spanish steelmaker Celsa taken over by its creditors

Spain's largest privately owned company Celsa has been taken over by its creditors after the previous family owners failed to agree a...
cargo ship

Recovered metal exporter hits record sales following investment

A UK company that recycles metal and exports it around the world has posted record turnover following a government-backed loan.
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 25 August 2023

There was a flurry of activity for some paper grades, and metals were up too. But plastics continued to struggle this week.

University of Surrey researchers find way to prevent adhesive residues sticking to cardboard, plastic,...

Scientists at the University of Surrey have found that a simple additive to existing adhesives can prevent residue sticking to cardboard, plastic,...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 18 August 2023

Recyclate markets remain quiet and challenging at the same time as global economic news weighs heavy. Markets had been...

James Armitage on the PRN market

Valpakā€™s head of procurement James Armitage gives his opinion on the PRN market Over the last few weeks, the...
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