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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.
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Veolia joins OPRL

Veolia has become the first waste management company to join the On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) organisation under its new waste management grade.
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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.
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Recycling prices and market commentary: 25 November 2022

The market remains focused on both the PRN/PERN price and the physical price for packaging grades. Many of the...
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Nestlé to invest £1.5 billion in food-grade recycled plastics and other packaging

Multinational food manufacturer Nestlé has announced plans to invest CHF 2 billion (£1.58 billion) to shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled...
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The Recycling Association calls for separate collection of paper and cardboard as part of...

Separate collection of paper and cardboard from other recyclable materials should be introduced by local authorities by 2025, The Recycling Association has...

FREE Webinar – Losing the PRN: How will it affect your recycling business?

A FREE webinar will take place on 28 April 2021 at 2pm that will look at proposals in the Extended Producer Responsibility...
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Budget announces £200 per tonne plastic packaging tax

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the plastic packaging tax will be £200 per tonne from April 2022 in the Budget.
Whittard of Chelsea

Whittard of Chelsea move to 100% cardboard for online delivery

Tea, coffee and cocoa retailer Whittard of Chelsea has redesigned its online packaging to 100% cardboard and enabling it to remove plastic...

RECOUP celebrating 30th birthday

Plastics recycling charity RECOUP is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. When launched in 1990, it was only supposed...
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