Government

Government launch consultation to overhaul the waste system 

The UK Government has today launched consultations to overhaul the waste system, cut plastic pollution and move towards a circular economy. 

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...
Veolia

Major companies to sign Waste to Wealth Commitment to help prevent climate change 

Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network will urge major companies to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent climate change...
Formby

Full line-up for the REB Market Intelligence Summit announced

The full programme for the REB Market Intelligence Summit has been announced and will focus on the current situation for exporting materials.  New speakers confirmed include The Recycling...
Vanden

Vanden support Resources & Waste Strategy but want definition of recycled plastic content

The Resources and Waste Strategy should lead to greater uptake of recycled plastic by manufacturers, but questions remain over what is defined by recycled...
Hammond

Recycling industry responds to 2018 budget

Following the announcement of the 2018 Budget yesterday by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, the recycling and waste industry has responded.  Within the...
Neil Davies

Survey finds that the cost of goods is more important than the environmental impact...

According to a quarterly survey by Close Brothers Asset Finance, the cost of goods is more important to 76% of firms surveyed...
Cory Riverside Energy from waste plant

Cory Riverside sale secures future plans

SVPGlobal is set to sell Cory Riverside Energy four years after it first invested in the plant. The sale will secure the ongoing development of Riverside...
Environment Secretary Michael Gove

Businesses and manufactures to pay full cost of recycling under Resources and Waste Strategy

As part of the recently published Resources and Waste Strategy by Defra, businesses and manufacturers will now pay the full cost of recycling and...
Axion

Adopting Norway Proposal would benefit European plastics recyclers, says Axion Polymers

Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has said that adopting a Norway proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic...
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