Simon Ellin

Recovered paper market faces perfect storm says The Recycling Association

Global recovered paper markets remain extremely challenging, according to The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin. But he...

UK Plastics Pact members to remove eight problematic single-use plastics from the shelf by...

WRAP has published a list of eight problematic or unnecessary single-use plastics that UK Plastics Pact members are expected to remove from...
costa

Costa Coffee and Barclaycard launch ‘UK’s first’ reusable contactless coffee cup

Coffee chain Costa Coffee has partnered with Barclaycard to develop the ‘UK’s first’ reusable contactless coffee cup.  The ‘Clever Cup’ includes contactless payment technology to...

Mike Challans joins Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises

Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises UK has announced the appointment of Mike Challans as quality manager for the UK & Ireland. The critical importance of quality...
plastic

Waitrose trial ready meals in widely recyclable fibre-based tray

Retailer Waitrose is trialling three of its Italian ready meals in a widely recyclable fibre-based tray to replace black plastic trays.   This move builds on...
Colin Clarke

Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises to rebrand to Winfibre

As part of a new global strategy Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises will become known as Winfibre. Instead of separate businesses in the countries they operate...
Creme Cup

Design firm creates biodegradable coffee cups that are grown from fruit

Architecture and design firm Creme has created biodegradable coffee cups that are ‘grown’ from fruit, in a bid to reduce plastic waste. 

Quality dominated discussions at the Secondary Commodity Markets Conference

China and quality were the main themes for speakers at this year’s Secondary Commodity Markets Conference held on the 19th June in Stockport.   Experts in the paper and plastics sectors gathered...
Waitrose

Waitrose launch recyclable cardboard grape punnets 

Retailer Waitrose has introduced recyclable cardboard grape punnets which will replace the traditional plastic punnets in an aim to reduce plastic from...

Paper coffee cups are entirely recyclable says the Paper Cup Alliance

The Paper Cup Alliance (PCA) wants consumers to know that despite the misconception surrounding paper cup recycling, that this item is ‘entirely recyclable’.   PCA has been...
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