Clothes

Inquiry launched into the environmental impact of clothing

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has launched an inquiry into the social and environmental impacts of disposable cheap clothing and the wider clothing sector.   This inquiry will...

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...
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Volvo promises 25% recycled plastic

Volvo Cars has announced that from 2025 at least 25 per cent of plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car will be made...

John Lewis to buy back used clothes from customers to cut fashion waste

Retailer John Lewis is to buy back worn and unwanted clothing from its customers in the hope it will reduce the 300,000 tonnes of...
aluminium can recycling

European aluminium beverage can recycling at 74%

According to European Aluminium (EA), the overall recycling rate for aluminium cans in the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland increased to a new record of 73.6%...
Paul Kinley Indigo Environmental

New plastics recycling company Indigo Environmental Group targeting UK manufacturing

Indigo Environmental Group has been launched to recycle UK industrial plastics. Set up by former Avanti Environmental founder Paul Kinley, the business has begun buying...

Highland Spring to introduce the UK’s first 100% recycled bottle

Scottish drinks company Highland Spring has said that it will be the first UK water brand to introduce a 100% recycled bottle in a...

The Recycling Association warns that quality must come first as countries impose new import...

There needs to be a relentless focus on improving the quality of recycled materials or risk losing markets, according to The Recycling Association. In the...

Veolia using advanced energy storage to improve performance of its High Temperature Incinerator

Resource management company Veolia is using advanced energy storage to improve the energy and environmental performance of its High Temperature Incinerator (HTI) at its...

Colgate plastic packaging to be 100% recyclable by 2025

Colgate-Palmolive has announced that all plastics in its packaging across its product range will be 100% recyclable by 2025.  The company has said that it has already...
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