Parry & Evans open up its new plastic recycling facility

Family-owned recycling business Parry & Evans has opened its new plastic recycling facility at its site in Deeside, Wales.

Delay to Scottish DRS is welcome but technology is the answer

The Recycling Association has said that the delay to implementation of the Scottish Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) is welcomed, but a digital...

Exports are vital to the UK, and EA CEO should not undermine them

The Recycling Association has expressed its anger that the chief executive of the Environment Agency has undermined legitimate exports of recyclate by...
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...

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.

Trade associations develop quality standard for recycled plastics

A quality standard for recycled plastics has been developed by UK recycling industry trade associations. The Environmental Services Association...

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...

Kerbside consistency won’t work without consistent data and accurate plastics communications warns RECOUP

Plastic charity RECOUP has called for a consistent approach to collecting recycling data and accuracy in plastics recycling communications.

Plastic recycling does work, says The Recycling Association

The Recycling Association has said that plastic recycling does work following a statement to the contrary by the Big Plastic Count.

New 12-month forecast prices for LDPE 98/2 on Recycling Insights. More key grades coming...

Recycling Insights has launched 12-month forecast prices for LDPE 98/2 and other materials will follow soon. The 12-month forecast...
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