New plastic waste recycling facility in Perthshire

£3m funding for new Scottish plastic recycling plant

Project Beacon, said to be a ‘ground-breaking new plastics recycling partnership… with the potential to recycle all plastics in Scotland and beyond’ has received...
Danone

Danone announces new commitments to drive a circular economy

Food company Danone has announced that it is making its packaging 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 as part of its new commitments to...
CPI

Customers prefer fruit and vegetables in corrugated board trays over plastic, finds study

According to a new study, the number of customers buying fruit and vegetables increases between 13% and 16% when they are displayed in corrugated...
Samsung

Samsung to replace plastic packaging with sustainable alternatives 

Samsung Electronics has announced that it will take steps to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other alternatives this year.  
Hi-cone

TerraCycle and Hi-Cone launch recycling scheme for beverage plastic ring carriers

Beverage ring carrier manufacturer Hi-Cone has become the first non-branded firm globally to partner with TerraCycle to recycle plastic ring carriers.   Terracycle works with...
TRA

The Recycling Association welcomes Resources and Waste Strategy

The Resources & Waste Strategy is set to “transform” the recycling sector, according to The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin. Defra has today published...

Single-use plastics to be banned under new EU rules

The European Commission (EC) has proposed new EU rules to target the 10 most single-use plastic items found in Europe’s oceans and beaches, including plastic...
Volvo XC60 T8 plug in hybrid SUV

Volvo promises 25% recycled plastic

Volvo Cars has announced that from 2025 at least 25 per cent of plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car will be made...
Waste plastic will be used to make fuel for cargo ships

Port of Amsterdam will use waste plastic to power cargo ships

Dutch company Bin2Barrel will start producing fuel from waste plastic to power cargo ships leaving the Port of Amsterdam from the end of the...
Simon

The Recycling Association welcomes Tesco’s initiatives to make recycling simpler

The Recycling Association has welcomed Tesco’s plans to help make recycling simpler by creating a closed-loop system across its UK operations. These steps include:  ...
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