Costa Coffee to pay £70 a tonne for recycling of coffee cups

Major coffee chain Costa is to pay waste management companies a guaranteed £70 per tonne to collect coffee cups for recycling. The company plans to...

Legislation to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds put before Parliament

Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds will be banned under legislation that has now been presented to Parliament. In...
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RECOUP launches rigid plastics auditing certification RecyClassUK

Plastics recycling charity RECOUP has revealed that it manage the auditing for recyclability certification of rigid plastic packaging scheme RecyClassUK.

Delay to Scottish DRS is welcome but technology is the answer

The Recycling Association has said that the delay to implementation of the Scottish Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) is welcomed, but a digital...
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Fears expressed over impact of EPR consultation on recycling businesses

To respond to this EPR consultation that could have a profound impact on recycling businesses, visit the consultation pages here

Disappointment expressed at Defra delay to EPR

The Government has announced that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) will be delayed until October 2025. In a statement...

Coca-Cola European Partners invests in start-up CuRe Technology to source rPET

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has funded CuRe Technology - a Dutch recycling start-up that aims to process difficult to recycle polymers.

100% rPET recyclable juice bottle developed by KHS

German packaging company KHS has developed what it says is the first 100% rPET recyclable juice bottle. Its Beyond...
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Tickets selling fast for The Recycling Association Conference 2019

Close to 100 people have already booked tickets to attend The Recycling Association Conference 2019. Taking place on 12...

RECOUP finds 584,000 tonnes of household plastic packaging was recycled in 2020

RECOUP's 2021 UK Household Plastics Collection Survey has estimated that 584,000 tonnes of household plastic packaging was recycled in 2020.
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