Recycling

Paper

European Council adopt waste package

The European Council has adopted the waste package which outlines new rules for waste management and creates a legally binding target for recycling.  Member states...

Tetra Pak to develop paper straw for its portion-sized cartons

Packaging Manufacturers Tetra Pak has said that it aims to launch a paper straw that is suitable for its portion-sized carton packages before the...

L’Oréal launch recyclable paper packaging bottle for its new brand

Cosmetics company L’Oréal USA has launched a recyclable, compostable, paper-based packaging design for its new brand Seed Phytonutrients.  Working in partnership with design and manufacturer company Ecologic Brands, the bottle's external shell...

Plastic

Tesco announcement of removal of hard to recycle plastics is the...

Vanden Recycling has welcomed Tesco’s announcement that it has notified its suppliers that it will remove hard to recycle materials from its products sold...

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:  ...

Colgate plastic packaging to be 100% recyclable by 2025

Colgate-Palmolive has announced that all plastics in its packaging across its product range will be 100% recyclable by 2025.  The company has said that it has already...

Metal

European Council adopt waste package

The European Council has adopted the waste package which outlines new rules for waste management and creates a legally binding target for recycling.  Member states...

Kuusakoski develop method for recycling magnetic imaging devices

Recycling services company Kuusakoski has produced a method for recycling magnetic imaging devices which can then be used to separate electrolytic copper and niobium-titanium conductors.   According to...

Veolia launch new service to 100% dispose of compressed gas cylinders

Veolia has announced that it is launching a new service to provide a complete way of disposing of compressed gas cylinders.   Supporting the new service, the company has invested...