Packaging Sunday 4 December 2016
Defra has proposed new targets for paper, steel, aluminium and wood packaging 29 November 2016

Defra outlines proposed packaging targets to 2020

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has today (29 November) outlined proposed recycling targets for paper, steel, aluminium and wood packaging up to 2020. [caption id="attachment_114666" align="...

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With news on: B&M University contract; Powerday ex-offenders scheme; Ardley design award; BPF bottle deposit response, and; ESA consultation.

Coca Cola European Partners has worked with Viridor and plastics recycling firm PET UK on a project to reprocess PET liner waste from the product packaging for its Smartwater bottled water range. The project involves the ...

EXCLUSIVE: The deal that saw US packaging firm Plastipak Group buy the assets of plastics recycler Evolve Polymers was a pre-pack administration arrangement, letsrecycle.com has learned. Following the agreement to sell ...

German investment firm Aurelius Equity has sold the PET plastic bottle recycler Evolve Polymers to US packaging firm Plastipak Group in a deal announced today (3 November). The two parties have not revealed the financial details ...

Mike Baxter, the director of external affairs for the plastic film recycling and manufacturing firm BPI, has been appointed to represent the plastics sector on the government’s Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP). Mr Baxter ...

Targets for the collection of packaging waste for recycling look likely to be met comfortably in 2016 – figures published for the third quarter of the year suggest, indicating that PRN prices across some materials could fall. ...

Revenue from PRNs should be channelled to MRF operators or waste collection companies rather than reprocessors or exporters, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) has suggested today (18 October). This is one of four ...

A major exporter of paper for recycling from the UK, Cycle Link International, has held a seminar on quality in Suzhou, China which was attended by a number of representatives from the UK. One of those present, Simon Ellin, ...

With news on: Litter clean up savings; Frugalpac coffee cup partnership deal; MetalMatters increases Warwick metal capture rate; Giant coffee cup bins for Manchester, and; Devon proposes Brynsworthy waste transfer station.

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