Metals Tuesday 4 August 2015
The Environment Agency data gives an indication of how much packaging will need to be recycled by the end of 2015 23 July 2015

Q2 data paints latest PRN picture

Ongoing uncertainty surrounding aluminium and recovery PRNs has continued into the second quarter of 2015, provisional waste packaging data published by the Environment Agency suggests. The data released on the National Packaging ...

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The sector has raised concerns over the amount of aluminium packaging recycled so far in 2015 23 July 2015

‘Bad planning’ refuted by aluminium sector

 

The aluminium recycling sector has been accused of bad planning, following a further ‘shortfall’ in the amount of aluminium packaging recovered in the second quarter of 2015. The interim data for aluminium and other materials...

TGM’s refurbished baling press 7 July 2015

Plant and equipment round-up (07/07/2015)

 

With news on: Eriez opening a test centre in Wales; balers for TGM and the Co-Operative Group; the launch of a freestanding walling system; and, safety gloves for LondonWaste   TGM Environmental ...

The Environment Agency data gives an indication of how much packaging will need to be recycled by the end of 2015 3 June 2015

Packaging data confirms challenge for aluminium

 

Obligation data indicating the amount of packaging waste producers will have to recycle in 2015 has confirmed there could be a challenge in meeting demand for aluminium PRNs. The figures – which are subject to change as more ...

The machinery which Ryan Jackson was injured working on in December 2013 2 June 2015

Rotherham metal recycler fined for safety failings

 

A Rotherham-based metal recycling firm has been fine £15,000 after a worker’s arm was drawn into unguarded machinery. C F Booth Ltd was sentenced at Rotherham Magistrates Court yesterday (June 1) over serious safety dangers on ...

Scotland's Environment Minister Richard Lochhead is keen to explore a deposit scheme for beverage containers in Scotland 20 May 2015

Drinks brands wary of ‘costly’ Scottish deposit scheme

 

Plans to consult on the introduction of a deposit return scheme for plastic, glass, aluminium and steel drinks containers in Scotland have been criticised by packaging producers and major beverage brands as ‘costly and confusing’.

Aluminium sector braced for higher recycling targets 23 April 2015

Alupro calls for changes to PRN system

 

Metal recycling organisation Alupro has called for an “overhaul” of how PRNs are issued, following a shortfall in the amount of aluminium packaging recovered in the first quarter of 2015. Alupro, which represents aluminium ...

The Environment Agency data gives an indication of how much packaging will need to be recycled by the end of 2015 22 April 2015

Aluminium and recovery hit hard in Q1 packaging data

 

Changes to scrap metal protocols have led to a “concerning” shortfall in the amount of aluminium packaging recovered in the first quarter of 2015, some industry sources have claimed in response to provisional recycling data released today...

The baler at Metal Processing's Northam site where the incident took place in January 2014 20 April 2015

Metal recycling firm fined after worker severs hands

 

A Southampton-based recycling firm has been ordered to pay £38,000 after a worker had both hands sheared off in an accident involving an industrial baler. Metal Processing Ltd was prosecuted at West Hampshire Magistrates’ Court...

Scrap metal yard generic 15 April 2015

Sliding metal prices impacted UK green economy in 2010-12

 

A significant decline in scrap metal prices led to a drop in the value of waste and recycling to the UK environmental goods and services sector between 2010 and 2012, the Office for National Statistics has reported. The figures ...

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