Veolia launch new service to 100% dispose of compressed gas cylinders

Veolia has announced that it is launching a new service to provide a complete way of disposing of compressed gas cylinders.   Supporting the new service, the company has invested...
Carpets

Carpet waste being diverted from landfill on the rise

Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) has announced that carpet waste being diverted from landfill has continued to rise in the UK.  According to the company, 168,000 tonnes of carpet...
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...
clothes

France to make retailers recycle unsold clothes by 2019

The French government has announced plans to impose a ban on the disposal or destruction of unsold clothing by fashion retailers by 2019 and will instead insist...

Glass can be made from waste ash new research finds

Researchers from Glass Technology Services (GTS) have found that using waste ash from biomass power plants can replace up to a fifth...
Carpets

Carpet producers to work together to make the carpet sector circular 

Carpet manufacturers, industry associations and civil society have joined together to make the carpet sector circular, and to urge the European Commission and Member...

Veolia providing high quality mixed glass to be turned into roof insultation

An innovative sorting technology has allowed Veolia to begin providing Knauf Insultation with 80,000 tonnes per year of mixed glass to turn into roof...

VinylPlus recycled nearly 640,000 tonnes of PVC in 2017

Sustainable development programme VinylPlus has announced that it has recycled 639,648 tonnes of PVC during 2017.   At its Sustainability Forum in Madrid, which was held on 16th and 17th May, it explored how the vinyl sector and...
Biffa truck in London

Inconsistency and confusion is preventing UK households from recycling says Biffa

A new report from waste management firm Biffa has said that inconsistency and confusion in labelling, sorting and collection are stopping UK households and...

Tesco to remove hard to recycle materials from its packaging

Supermarket Tesco has told suppliers that it will remove hard to recycle materials from its packaging.  This includes PVC, polystyrene, oxy degradable materials, PLA, water soluble bio plastics and industrial...
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