WRA

Wood Recyclers’ Association calls on Defra to not decrease wood recycling targets

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) is urging Defra to not change its packaging waste recycling targets for woods, following concerns that a proposed reduction...
Keith

Axion Polymers welcomes proposed 500ppm decaBDE limit for recycled plastics

Axion Polymers has welcomed the EU Commission’s proposal to put a 500 parts per million (ppm) limit of flame retardant decaBDE’s within recycled compounds and articles.  
plastic

British Plastics Federation supports Norway proposal on plastic waste exports

The British Plastics Federation (BPF), which represents the supply chain of the UK plastics industry, has published a position paper supporting the aims of the...
Parliament

Draft Environmental Bill needs “significant revisions” says the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has released a report criticising the draft Environment Bill and is urging the Government to...
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. 
Ricoh

New speakers confirmed for The Recycling Event

The Recycling Event is fast approaching, and with under three months to go, and over 100 delegates already attending, we’ve got some...
Thérèse Coffe

China ban creates opportunities for secondary markets in the UK says Environment Minister

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Thérèse Coffey has said that the China ban creates ‘the opportunity for secondary markets...
plastic

European Parliament bans single-use items

The European Parliament has approved a new law banning single-use plastic items including plates, cutlery, straws and cotton bud sticks.  
export

Government issue reminder to waste industry to review plans in the event of a...

The UK Government has issued a reminder to companies who export waste from the UK to review their contingency plans in case...
plastics

Countries have a chance to raise their recycling ambitions past circular economy targets, finds...

A new report from Zero Waste Europe and Eunomia has found that countries that haven’t overinvested in residual waste treatment have the...
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