EuRIC

EuRIC calls for fiscal instruments to stimulate demand for recycled content

The umbrella organisation EuRIC that represents a number of European recycling trade associations has said that market- and fiscal-based instruments should be...
OPRL

Alupro becomes an OPRL guarantor

Aluminium recycling organisation Alupro is joining the list of guarantors of the OPRL packaging labelling scheme. Alupro will represent...
Queen's Speech

Queen’s Speech promises extension of producer responsibility

The Government plans to extend producer responsibility and introduce charges on more specified single use items, the Queen's Speech has revealed.
Simon Ellin

THE TRACA SET TO TRANSFORM QUALITY ASSURANCE IN RECYCLING MARKET

Blockchain technology called Traca will revolutionise the trade of recyclable materials by providing each part of the supply chain with vital data...
Aluminium cans

Aluminium, glass and cartons might be as bad as plastic bottles for the environment

Replacing plastic bottles with aluminium cans, glass bottles or cartons will also damage the environment, according to a study by Green Alliance.
recycling

Single management system for PRN compliance is favourite model in Resources & Waste Strategy...

A single not-for-profit management organisation has been revealed as the preferred model for respondents in the Government's and devolved Governments' responses to...
OPRL

OPRL to take recycling infrastructure into account on packaging recycling labels

Recycling label organisation OPRL has revealed that it will now take into account materials recycling facilities (MRF) and council collections on packaging...
TRE

The full programme for The Recycling Event is now live

The Recycling Event’s full line-up is now available on the website, with major organisations and firms taking part.  This...
Biffa truck in London

Biffa convicted of breaking overseas export laws

Waste management firm Biffa has been convicted of illegally sending waste collected from households to China and claiming it was waste paper, according to...
bottle

Mechanism to prevent volatility across materials should be considered, says ACP

The Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) is calling on Defra that from 2020 onwards, consideration should be given to a mechanism to prevent...
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