Glitter removed from M&S Christmas cards and wrapping paper to help recycling

No more glitter will be seen on M&S' Christmas cards and wrapping paper from this year. The retailer has...
Simon Ellin

THE TRACA SET TO TRANSFORM QUALITY ASSURANCE IN RECYCLING MARKET

Blockchain technology called Traca will revolutionise the trade of recyclable materials by providing each part of the supply chain with vital data...
Joan Marc Simon Zero Waste Europe

Plastic chemical recycling should complement mechanical says Zero Waste Europe report

Zero Waste Europe has published a report that suggests plastic chemical recycling should work with mechanical recycling. Under chemical...
Simon Ellin

The Recycling Association asks Indonesia to review unworkable 0% contamination limit

A letter has been sent to the Government of Indonesia, calling on it to review a 0% contamination level on imports of...

New sortable black plastics additive launched by Gabriel-Chemie

A new ink that allows black plastics to be sorted by near-infrared (NIR) detectors has been launched by Austrian masterbatch company Gabriel-Chemie.
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.

M&S to offer discount to people bringing own containers

Retailer M&S will give people a 25p discount if they bring their own container to its fresh food-to-go Market Place counters.

Imperial College London study shows benefits of plastic packaging tax

A study undertaken by Imperial College London and Veolia has found that there is a significant environmental and financial benefit from introducing...

Waitrose to replace black plastic trays with multi-coloured recyclable ones

Supermarket Waitrose & Partners has announced that it will use coloured plastic trays instead of black plastics. The new...
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...
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