London Assembly Environment Committee find that London burns over half of its waste

According to the London Assembly Environment Committee, London incinerates over half of its waste, with 2 million tonnes being sent to incinerators or Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities...
PET bottle

Waste2Tricity and Advanced Sustainable Developments join forces to tackle plastic waste

Powerhouse Energy developer Waste2Tricity (W2T) has signed a binding memorandum of understanding with recyclers Advanced Sustainable Developments (ASD), which will see them work together...
Colin Clarke

Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises to rebrand to Winfibre

As part of a new global strategy Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises will become known as Winfibre. Instead of separate businesses in the countries they operate...

Quality dominated discussions at the Secondary Commodity Markets Conference

China and quality were the main themes for speakers at this year’s Secondary Commodity Markets Conference held on the 19th June in Stockport.   Experts in the paper and plastics sectors gathered...
Recycling exports

Plastic waste exports have dropped almost 50% says Zero Waste Europe

According to Zero Waste Europe (ZWE), plastic waste exports dropped almost 50% from 12.5 million tonnes in 2016, to 5.8 million tonnes in 2018. 

Michael Gove responds to packaging sector about consultation recommendations

The signatories wrote the letter in mid-May urging the Secretary to listen to their suggestions about how the UK can become a “world...
plastic

New £65 million plastic recycling plant to be built in the UK

Viridor parent company, Pennon Group, has announced a new project that will use electricity created from non-recyclable waste to power a new £65...
Simon Ellin

The Recycling Association and CCIC London pioneer China export quality control scheme

A new Quality Control (QC) scheme has been jointly developed by The Recycling Association and CCIC London to meet Chinese paper export requirements. With China...

Zero Waste Scotland launch new circular economy website

A new website by Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has launched that will outline ways the country’s businesses can maximise opportunities in the circular economy and respond to...
TRE

Major recycling conference launched with key trade associations

The Recycling Event has been launched with the involvement of eight key recycling trade associations.  Taking place on 2...
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