Aluminium cans

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.
recycling

Single management system for PRN compliance is favourite model in Resources & Waste Strategy...

A single not-for-profit management organisation has been revealed as the preferred model for respondents in the Government's and devolved Governments' responses to...
OPRL

OPRL to take recycling infrastructure into account on packaging recycling labels

Recycling label organisation OPRL has revealed that it will now take into account materials recycling facilities (MRF) and council collections on packaging...

First Mile and Huhtamaki join forces to increase coffee cup recycling

Recycling firm First Mile has announced a new partnership with sustainable food packaging specialist Huhtamaki that will aim to increase the amount...
TRE

The full programme for The Recycling Event is now live

The Recycling Event’s full line-up is now available on the website, with major organisations and firms taking part.  This...

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...
Biffa truck in London

Biffa convicted of breaking overseas export laws

Waste management firm Biffa has been convicted of illegally sending waste collected from households to China and claiming it was waste paper, according to...

Almost half of packaging used by UK supermarkets are difficult to recycle, finds Which?

According to a new investigation by Which? almost half of the packaging used by major UK supermarket chains cannot be easily recycled.  The...

Roberts Bakery to move its core ranges into sustainably sourced paper packaging

Roberts Bakery has revealed that it has reduced plastic in its bread bags by 53% and is switching its core ranges into...

Boots to phase out plastic bags from all stores by 2020

Retailer Boots has announced that it will be eliminating all plastic bags from its stores by 2020 and replacing them with brown paper bags. 
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