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.
AMCS Confirm University of Limerick

Confirm Centre and AMCS working on project to boost material quality through technology

Ireland's University of Limerick Confirm Centre and recycling and waste industry software provider AMCS are working together on a project to drive...
Matt Hulland Exeter Council

How we have turned marine plastics into a revenue source

By Matt Hulland, Resource Recovery Manager, Exeter City Council Since 2016, Exeter City Council has been working with Odyssey...
Recycling Insights forecast prices

Recycling Insights launches daily 8am markets information email

Recycling Insights has launched a daily 8am markets information and data email. Each weekday, subscribers to Recycling Insights will...
Bruce Bratley First Mile

First Mile attacks Government adding new “unlawful” last minute fourth option to EPR business...

Waste and recycling company First Mile has warned that a new fourth option for business waste collections under Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)...

Government proposals for business collections will wipe out recycling companies, says The Recycling Association

The proposals in the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) consultation on business waste are anti-competitive and will force successful recycling businesses into administration,...

Digital deposit return scheme could save £3.3 billion if implemented

A digital deposit return scheme (DRS) could reduce the costs of implementation by £3.3 billion, according to a report commissioned by the...
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