Paper Saturday 10 October 2015


With the latest news and past articles about waste paper or paper for recycling. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


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 &...

ACN 25 September 2015

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 ...

Mr Waterson was responsible for the purchase of 430,000t of recovered paper for Palm Paper's Kings Lynn mill 28 August 2015

Appointments round-up (28/08/2015)


Colin Clarke and Rick Waterson have new posts in the the recovered paper sector; Dorset's interim chief heads to Hong Kong; and a shredder expert is poised to advise on RDF and other materials. ...

The value of scrap cars has reduced below light iron. In recent years fewer cars have been abandoned but they are now evident again - picture in West London, August 2015 24 August 2015

Councils ‘must face up to new economic realism’


With world stock markets seeing declines on August 24 of more than 5.5%, recycling sector experts are waiting to see whether there is a knock-on effect on commodities. On the paper front, one leading exporter of recovered ...

paperpackaging 6 August 2015

Paper packaging flow study launched


A joint project to research how much paper and card packaging is placed on the UK market has been launched by Valpak and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) today (August 6). The study into paper and card packaging ...

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