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17 May 2017

Obligation data offers clearer picture of 2017 packaging targets

Data published this week has confirmed that packaging recycling targets for 2017 look largely on course to be met by the end of the year, with performance in steel, paper and wood ahead of schedule. Obligation data which was made ...


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25 May 2017

Alupro reports ‘milestone’ for aluminium can recycling


The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro), has reported that aluminium drink can recycling in the UK reached a ‘milestone’ 70% recycling rate in 2016. According to the organisation data taken from the Environment...

17 May 2017

Henschel shear boosts S Norton’s London capacity


Liverpool-based S Norton & Co Ltd has announced that full production has been reached after an investment of more than £10 million in plant, cranage and associated site works to increase efficiency and capacity at its Barking site in...

17 May 2017

South Northants joins MetalMatters comms scheme


South Northamptonshire council is the latest local authority to join the ‘MetalMatters’ communications initiative to promote the recycling of metal packaging to householders. The MetalMatters programme, led by the packaging ...

5 May 2017

Nespresso capsule collection service in Kensington and Chelsea


Nespresso and the royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea have launched a recycling project to recycle used aluminium coffee capsules through the council’s collection service. The pilot project started on Monday (1 ...

28 April 2017

Fires at waste sites tackled nationwide


A series of fires have occurred throughout the waste sector this week with blazes reported in London and others across the UK – in what has been described as a 'peak time 'for fires in the sector. One of the latest fires to ...

28 April 2017

Q1 packaging data shows plastic, steel and wood rise


Latest packaging recycling data published this week has suggested that processing of plastics, wood and steel has increased in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period 12 months earlier. The provisional data, ...

19 April 2017

EMR’s Swindon depot reopens following fire


A scrapyard operated by European Metal Recycling (EMR) near Swindon reopened yesterday morning (April 18) following a fire at the site which broke out over the Easter weekend. The facility at Gipsy Lane takes in ferrous and non-...

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Global markets impact on recyclable commodities prices


Global market demand, and in particular orders from China, have seen prices for two recovered – waste paper – grades fall sharply this month. At the same time, ferrous scrap markets continue to show volatility with the ...

9 March 2017

News in Brief (09/03/2017)


With news on: BMRA scrap laws response; CIWM consumer report, and; eight join ECAP board.

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