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...
Opinion: Building momentum: an exciting time for plastics
By Paul Davidson, director of UKRI’s Smart Sustainable Plastics Packaging Challenge In discussions about the future of plastics packaging,...
£30 million funding from UKRI announced for supporting reuse and recycling of plastic packaging
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced £30 million funding for 18 projects to help reuse and recycling of plastic packaging.
New paper and plastic dashboards give daily vital market and pricing information
New paper and plastic dashboards developed by Recycling Insights give daily recycling market pricing and data. AI-based Recycling Insights...
RECOUP finds 584,000 tonnes of household plastic packaging was recycled in 2020
RECOUP's 2021 UK Household Plastics Collection Survey has estimated that 584,000 tonnes of household plastic packaging was recycled in 2020.