France to harmonise recycling collections and aim for 100% recycled plastic use by 2025

The French Government has announced that it will harmonise the types of materials collected and the colour of bins, as part of its Circular...

Imperial College London study shows benefits of plastic packaging tax

A study undertaken by Imperial College London and Veolia has found that there is a significant environmental and financial benefit from introducing...
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...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

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...

RECOUP calls on packaging designers to remember the recyclability basics

Plastics recycling charity RECOUP has said that packaging designers and specifiers should not forget the basics when it comes to plastic packaging...
AMCS Confirm University of Limerick

Confirm Centre and AMCS working on project to boost material quality through technology

Ireland's University of Limerick Confirm Centre and recycling and waste industry software provider AMCS are working together on a project to drive...
Theresa Villiers Environment Secretary

Environment Bill brings more producer responsibility and plastic export ban

The Government will introduce its Environment Bill before Parliament today that will make manufacturers responsible for the products they bring to market.
The Recycling Association Conference 2017

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...

Extended Producer Responsibility isn’t a silver bullet warns EuRIC

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes should only be established when they make economic sense, according to umbrella trade association EuRIC.
Selecta Veolia coffee cup recycling launch

Selecta UK and Veolia launch workplace coffee cup recycling scheme

Customers of vending company Selecta UK will soon be able to offer a workplace and 'on the go' paper coffee cup recycling...
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