Paper Saturday 25 April 2015
The Gent Fairhead facility would be based at Rivenhall Airfield near Braintree 17 April 2015

Rivenhall plant allowed to source waste outside of Essex

A proposed merchant energy recovery centre in Essex with the capacity to treat more than a million tonnes of materials per year has been granted permission to source solid recovered fuel as well as materials for recycling from outside of the ...


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The EuRIC debate took place in Brussels 7 April 2015

Recyclers set out hopes for EU circular economy package


The use of recycled materials needs to be incentivised across Europe, according to the recently-formed European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC), which represents paper and metal recyclers across Europe. The comments ...

Alison Ingle, manager of packaging at Nestle UK, has joined the ACP 31 March 2015

CPI and Nestle UK reps join packaging committee


CPI director of raw materials Simon Weston and Nestle UK group packaging manager Alison Ingle have been appointed to Defra’s Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP). Both packaging experts will join the ACP on a voluntary basis...

A new recycling collection scheme is being rolled out across Dundee 19 March 2015

Separate glass among Dundee collection changes


Dundee city council has begun the two-year roll-out of a new collection regime for household recycling, as it seeks to almost double its recycling rate from 32% currently to 60% by 2020. Residents in the city, which is the fourth ...

Celebrations at Palm’s King’s Lynn paper mill earlier this year when the two millionth tonne was produced 11 March 2015

Palm offers paper market reassurance


The UK’s largest manufacturer of newsprint from used newspapers and magazines has moved to reassure local authorities and businesses that it is “fully-committed” to the UK recovered paper sector. Palm Recycling, which ...

Councils have expressed concern over the falling waste paper price 11 March 2015

Councils grapple with commodity price falls


The recent fall in the price of recovered commodities such as paper and plastic could not have come at a worse time for local authorities who are already struggling with budget cuts, senior figures in the sector have warned. And, ...

Price leap for used newspapers 5 March 2015

Price cut hits market for used newspapers


The amount paid for used newspapers and magazines has fallen by £30 a tonne this month and local authorities have again been warned that they are facing a fall in their material income. The reductions come after the closure of ...

Aylesford used about 500,000 tonnes of newspapers and magazines per year 5 March 2015

Recycling targets warning after price fall


A warning against "blindly chasing recycling" targets in the face of falling values for commodities has been issued by the UK's largest waste management company Veolia. And, strong concerns have also been raised by another waste ...

months after a previous restructure 2 March 2015

Malone moves up to run DS Smith Recycling


Long-serving DS Smith Recycling chief executive, Peter McGuinness, it to move up within the DS Smith Group to become its director of sustainability on March 17. At the same time a number of other management changes will take place...

East Cambridgeshire district council has approved a TEEP assessment which states that its commingled service meets EU regulations 2 March 2015

East Cambridgeshire in TEEP assessment


An assessment of commingling as a collection system for mixed dry recyclables by East Cambridgeshire district council has confirmed the approach as meeting regulations. But, just days ahead of its closure, Aylesford Newsprint last...

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