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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...
Waste sector mergers and acquisitions by sub sector

Highest level of waste sector deals since 2010

UK waste sector mergers and acquisitions activity was higher in 2017 than in any of the previous six years. Financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP's...

McDonald’s to replace plastic straws with paper straws in the UK and Ireland

Fast food chain McDonald’s has announced that by 2019 it will be phasing out plastic straws in favour of paper alternatives in all 1,361...

Paper industries collaborate to improve quality

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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ (ISRI) has been working with paper recycling businesses to improve the quality of recycled material by reducing contamination in the...

Study finds that a 25p latte levy could cost the economy £819m

New research from Ecuity has claimed that a 25p levy on recyclable paper cups could cost the economy £819m and 11,000 jobs in the coffee retail sector.  This study is on...
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European Council adopt waste package

The European Council has adopted the waste package which outlines new rules for waste management and creates a legally binding target for recycling.  Member states...

Tetra Pak to develop paper straw for its portion-sized cartons

Packaging Manufacturers Tetra Pak has said that it aims to launch a paper straw that is suitable for its portion-sized carton packages before the...

L’Oréal launch recyclable paper packaging bottle for its new brand

Cosmetics company L’Oréal USA has launched a recyclable, compostable, paper-based packaging design for its new brand Seed Phytonutrients.  Working in partnership with design and manufacturer company Ecologic Brands, the bottle's external shell...

Starbucks find 156% increase in reusable cup use since 5p charge trial

Coffee store Starbucks has revealed a 156.6% increase in reusable cup usage in the first six weeks of a three-month trial, which examines the impact...

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...
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