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New asphalt which uses recycled waste tyres launched

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Construction solutions firm Tarmac has developed new asphalt technology that enables recycling end-of-life tyres (ELTs) and uses them to build roads.  

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...
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Glass packaging recycling rate is at 74%, finds new study 

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Industry data on glass recycling has shown that over 12 million tonnes of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in...

Including glass in Scottish DRS will prompt brands to switch to plastic packaging, says...

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Following the Scottish Government’s announcement to include glass packaging in a deposit return scheme (DRS), the UK glass manufacturing sector has said...
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Biffa convicted of breaking overseas export laws

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Waste management firm Biffa has been convicted of illegally sending waste collected from households to China and claiming it was waste paper, according to...
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UK recycling sector emphasise commitment for responsible processing of waste

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Following the airing of the first episode of “War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita”, the UK’s recycling industry has emphasised its commitment to...

Waitrose & Partners added to The Recycling Event line-up

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We are excited to announce that Waitrose & Partners environment manager Ben Thomas will be speaking at The Recycling Event on 2 July at...

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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The full programme for The Recycling Event is now live

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The Recycling Event’s full line-up is now available on the website, with major organisations and firms taking part.  This...
Morocco makes sustainability the centre of its 2026 World Cup bid

Will FIFA ditch US bid for sustainable Morocco? No!

With the FIFA World Cup kicking off in Russia tomorrow, you may have missed the news that football's governing body will today decide on...
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