Simon Ellin The Recycling Association

China and Indonesia show need for UK paper mill investment says The Recycling Association

The Recycling Association is calling for the Government to support investment in UK paper and cardboard recycling infrastructure on the back of...
Valpak head of consulting James Skidmore

Valpak models changes for packaging waste producers under EPR proposals

Compliance scheme Valpak has produced a report that looks at how packaging waste producers will be affected by the Government's proposals for...
Jacob Hayler

Trade associations write to Environment Secretary over complex business waste EPR proposals

Thirteen trade associations have sent a letter to Environment Secretary George Eustice over complex business waste proposals included in the Extended Producer...
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.
Simon Ellin The Recycling Association

The Recycling Association welcomes separate collection consultation by Defra

A plan by Defra to consult on guidance and further regulations on separate collection of materials has been welcomed by The Recycling...
Ursula von der Leyen

Call to stimulate recycling markets following EU President’s State of the Union Address

European recycling and waste trade association have welcomed EU President Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union address, but called for...

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...

Conservative manifesto proposes export ban on plastics to non-OECD countries

A Conservative government would ban the export of recycled plastics to non-OECD countries if it is elected on 12 December.
The Recycling Podcast

The Recycling Podcast has been launched

A new podcast, The Recycling Podcast, discussing the latest issues in the recycling sector has been launched. The first...
black label paper bottle

Diageo launch 100% plastic free paper whisky bottle

A 100% plastic free paper whisky bottle has been launched by drinks manufacturer Diageo. In early 2021, Johnnie Walker...
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