Trade bodies unite to call on MEPs to proceed with Circular Economy Package

A number of trade associations have issued a statement calling on MEPs to support a resolution that would ask the European Commission to re-consider its decision to withdraw the Circular Economy Package.

SCA purchase helps recycled packaging business DS Smith offset paper market weakness

This year’s acquisition of SCA Packaging by DS Smith has helped boost its performance, according to half yearly results.

China plans to recycle 70 per cent of its waste by 2015

The Chinese government is to introduce a massive programme to ensure it recycles 70 per cent of its own waste by 2015.

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Source separated collections could save Welsh councils over £1 million per year

A report from WRAP Cymru has shown that source separated collections offer the most cost effective approach to achieving higher recycling rates.

Poor economic data forces price of metals lower

conomic news is impacting on base metals again as all prices were down on the LME.

Campaign for Real Recycling applies for judicial review

An application for a judicial review into whether the UK’s transposition of the revised Waste Framework Directive is lawful, has been placed by the Campaign for Real Recycling.

Kerbside collection of beverage cartons for recycling hits 60%

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK has shown that the proportion of local authorities collecting beverage cartons for recycling has hit 60 per cent.

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Eric Pickles give go-ahead for Mercia energy from waste facility

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has approved the planning application of Herefordshire and Worcestershire County Council waste contractor Mercia Waste Management for an energy from waste plant.
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