Recycling

Paper

Full line-up for the REB Market Intelligence Summit announced

The full programme for the REB Market Intelligence Summit has been announced and will focus on the current situation for exporting materials.  New speakers confirmed include The Recycling...

Huhtamaki launch initiative to increase cup recycling

Cup manufacturer Huhtamaki has launched an initiative which aims to increase cup recycling throughout the UK.  New branding has been adopted on its range of...

Renewi and Beautiful Cups recycle 11 million coffee cups

Waste company Renewi has collaborated with international cup company Beautiful Cups to give a new life to around 11 million disposable coffee cups in the Netherlands...

Plastic

Parliament to replace plastic items with compostable alternatives

The UK Parliament has announced that it is replacing its existing single-use plastic items with a new range of compostable alternatives.  These alternatives include certified...

Major UK crisp brands failing to address their plastic packaging

Campaign group 38 Degrees has found that major UK crisp brands are failing to address concerns about their unrecyclable plastic packets, according to The Guardian.  The...

New report finds 93% of people think plastic bottles should contain...

Research by resource management company Veolia has found that 93% of people think plastic bottles should contain recycled content and most will pay an...

Metal

Full line-up for the REB Market Intelligence Summit announced

The full programme for the REB Market Intelligence Summit has been announced and will focus on the current situation for exporting materials.  New speakers confirmed include The Recycling...

Metal company launches national textile recycling scheme

Midlands metals and waste management company Ward Recycling has moved into the textiles sector with the launch of the WARDRobe recycling scheme. Initial collections stated...

Axion launches joint service for end-of-life batteries

Resource recovery company Axion has joined forces with two partners in a project aimed at reusing and recycling batteries used in electric vehicles and...