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...
OPRL

OPRL to take recycling infrastructure into account on packaging recycling labels

Recycling label organisation OPRL has revealed that it will now take into account materials recycling facilities (MRF) and council collections on packaging...

First Mile and Huhtamaki join forces to increase coffee cup recycling

Recycling firm First Mile has announced a new partnership with sustainable food packaging specialist Huhtamaki that will aim to increase the amount...
TRE

The full programme for The Recycling Event is now live

The Recycling Event’s full line-up is now available on the website, with major organisations and firms taking part.  This...

Faerch introduce solution to black tray recycling

Faerch UK has announced that it is introducing a solution to black tray recycling as part of its aim towards creating a circular...

UK Plastics Pact members to remove eight problematic single-use plastics from the shelf by...

WRAP has published a list of eight problematic or unnecessary single-use plastics that UK Plastics Pact members are expected to remove from...

RECOUP lead forum to address the recyclability of black plastic packaging

RECOUP has been leading a cross-sector forum to address improving the recyclability of black plastic packaging and has concluded that while research and development...

Almost half of packaging used by UK supermarkets are difficult to recycle, finds Which?

According to a new investigation by Which? almost half of the packaging used by major UK supermarket chains cannot be easily recycled.  The...
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