Paper Thursday 26 November 2015
The latest MRF reporting data shows no increase in the number of reporting facilities 11 November 2015

Regulator queries on MRF reporting data ‘still high’

The number of queries raised by regulators on quality and contamination data submitted by MRF operators has fallen slightly but is “still high”, according to WRAP, in its analysis of the latest quarterly MRF data. [caption id...


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still 6 November 2015

Aylesford value emerges in site clearance


VIDEO REPORT: Creditors of Aylesford Newsprint are expected to get a “reasonable” sum back per £ which they are owed following the demise of the newsprint manufacturer in January this year. And, the value of the Aylesford ...

(l-r): from Herman van der Meij of Viridor and Peter Clayson of DS Smith presented to the LARAC conference 19 October 2015

Viridor urges councils to keep collecting PTT


Concerns about what plastics can or should be recycled emerged at a workshop during the Larac recycling officers’ conference in Nottingham last week. A session chaired by Dave Thomas, recycling officer at Rushcliffe borough ...

BIR paper division president, Ranjit Baxhi 8 October 2015

BIR paper president highlights market ‘bright spots’


Markets for waste or ‘recovered’ paper continue to show some stability against a background of generally weak commodities. Confirmation that relatively low stock levels in the sector have been a factor in the ...

Palm Recycling - PM7 newsprint machine 5 October 2015

Palm Recycling’s head office in move to King’s Lynn


Palm Recycling is to leave its base in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire and move its head office function to King’s Lynn, Norfolk, home to the Palm Paper mill. Parent company Palm Paper has made a formal announcement about the move ...

Gent Fairhead & Co. has applied for a further planning variation on the application it submitted in 2010 29 September 2015

Gent Fairhead seeks further variation for Essex plant


The developer of an estimated 1.4 million tonne capacity energy recovery centre in Essex has applied to change the design and size of its facility, which would include increased throughput of waste-derived fuel. Gent Fairhead &...

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ACN Europe celebrates paper export milestone


A waste paper exporter has celebrated shipping its millionth container of recyclables from Europe to the Far East. American Chung Nam BV (ACN Europe) celebrated the milestone at the ECT Euromax terminal in Rotterdam, Holland, ...

Generic MRF 24 September 2015

MRF operators ‘must comply’ with data reporting


Concerns over waste operator compliance have been raised following publication of the latest quarterly data for materials recycling facilities (MRFs) in England and Wales today (September 24). Resource Association chief executive ...

The Agency has introduced a new protocol for measuring the packaging content of waste cardboard 22 September 2015

Agency attempts to simplify PRN accreditation


Moves by the Environment Agency to streamline the ‘onerous’ PRN accreditation process have been broadly welcomed by figures in the waste and recycling sector. However, some have raised concerns that changes relating to ...

Failand Paper cover 17 September 2015

Failand Paper Services entering administration


Waste paper brokerage business Failand Paper Services Ltd of Bristol has entered into a process of administration with an administrator due to be appointed early next week. In a statement issued today (September 17), managing ...

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