can

Scottish deposit return scheme to include metal cans, with a 20p deposit refund

The Scottish Government has announced that its new Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) will include aluminium and steel cans and drink containers made of glass...
Keith

Axion Polymers welcomes proposed 500ppm decaBDE limit for recycled plastics

Axion Polymers has welcomed the EU Commission’s proposal to put a 500 parts per million (ppm) limit of flame retardant decaBDE’s within recycled compounds and articles.  
Henkel

Henkel launches recyclable black plastic packaging

Consumer goods firm Henkel has joined forces with its supplier Ampacet to develop an innovative solution for black plastic packaging that is fully recyclable.  
Spoon

Biodegradable plastic-free spoon with integrated teabag launched

Denmark-based firm Sprout has launched a plastic free Sprout Spoon integrated with a teabag, that is 100% biodegradable.   Five years...
plastic

British Plastics Federation supports Norway proposal on plastic waste exports

The British Plastics Federation (BPF), which represents the supply chain of the UK plastics industry, has published a position paper supporting the aims of the...
Sainsbury’s to trial ‘pre-cycle’ scheme in store

Sainsbury’s to trial ‘pre-cycle’ scheme in store

Retailer Sainsbury’s has announced that it is introducing a ‘pre-cycle’ scheme to provide customers with an area, in store, to remove unwanted primary...
The Recycling Podcast

The Recycling Podcast has been launched

A new podcast, The Recycling Podcast, discussing the latest issues in the recycling sector has been launched. The first...

Biodegradable bags still able to carry full food shop after three years in the...

A new study from researchers at the University of Plymouth found that biodegradable and compostable plastic bags are still capable of carrying...

Global brands join consortium to help boost PET recyclability

Major brands have joined forces to help boost the recyclability of PET plastic products, with an aim to help make a circular...

Welsh Government launch new £6.5 million circular economy fund

The Welsh Government has announced a new £6.5 million Circular Economy Fund to help Wales reach its aims of 70% recycling by 2025 and 100% recycling by 2050.  
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