Conservative manifesto proposes export ban on plastics to non-OECD countries

A Conservative government would ban the export of recycled plastics to non-OECD countries if it is elected on 12 December.
Whittard of Chelsea

Whittard of Chelsea move to 100% cardboard for online delivery

Tea, coffee and cocoa retailer Whittard of Chelsea has redesigned its online packaging to 100% cardboard and enabling it to remove plastic...
Simon Ellin

Recovered paper market faces perfect storm says The Recycling Association

Global recovered paper markets remain extremely challenging, according to The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin. But he...
OPRL

Alupro becomes an OPRL guarantor

Aluminium recycling organisation Alupro is joining the list of guarantors of the OPRL packaging labelling scheme. Alupro will represent...
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...

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.
PepsiCo

PepsiCo to reduce virgin plastic content by 35% by 2025

Global drinks brand PepsiCo has said it will increase the use of recycled material as part of a new target to reduce...
Viridor Phil Piddington and Pennon Sarah Heald

Viridor to cut plastic exports and recycle all core plastics in UK

Plastic exports will be cut by Viridor next year when it has pledged to recycle all core plastics in UK.

Glitter removed from M&S Christmas cards and wrapping paper to help recycling

No more glitter will be seen on M&S' Christmas cards and wrapping paper from this year. The retailer has...
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