Simon

New Recycling Association report calls for UK recycling to be simplified

The Recycling Association launched its 2018 Quality First Report at RWM. In the report, Association CEO Simon Ellin called for the UK’s approach to...
Brune

Penalty system on non-recyclable plastic products to be introduced in France

France is planning to introduce a penalty system that would increase the price of products with packaging made from non-recyclable plastic.  The system is to...
CPI

Customers prefer fruit and vegetables in corrugated board trays over plastic, finds study

According to a new study, the number of customers buying fruit and vegetables increases between 13% and 16% when they are displayed in corrugated...
Crisps

Walkers reveal its recycling scheme has collected over half a million packets

Crisp brand Walkers has revealed that since launching its recycling scheme in December 2018, it has collected more than half a million packets, from...
trays

Axion warn over recycled content target

Axion has said that setting minimum targets for recycled content in food packaging could lead to less efficient use of resource if material types...
waitrose

Waitrose to phase out glitter by 2020

Retailer Waitrose has pledged to make its own label cards, wrap, crackers, tags, flowers and plants glitter-free by Christmas 2020 or it will use an...
plastic

OPRL and WRAP form strategic partnership to help meet the UK recycling target

WRAP and OPRL have announced a new partnership which will set out how the two organisations will work together towards meeting the...
Ribena bottles

The Recycling Association pleased that Lucozade Ribena Suntory is making its products recyclable

News that drinks manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory is redesigning its Ribena bottles to make them more recyclable has been welcomed by The Recycling Association.
plastic recycling

MEPs adopt proposals to boost recycling

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have adopted a non-binding draft report that sets out proposals that will boost recycling and reduce plastic pollution.   Incentives to collect...
OPRL

OPRL expand membership since the launch of its ten commitments in April

OPRL has grown its membership by 64 companies since it announced 10 commitments in April to support its members to deliver against their pledges, following...
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