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16 February 2017

Ikea launches kitchen range using recycled plastic bottles

Plastic bottles recycled from households in Japan are being used in a kitchen range sold by the household goods and furniture giant Ikea. The company’s Kungsbacka kitchen range, which is available in Ikea stores from this month ...


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14 February 2017

ACP praises PRN ‘value’ following packaging data


Data suggesting the UK’s packaging recycling and recovery rate rose by nearly 800,000 tonnes in 2016 shows the value of the PRN system, the Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) has claimed. The ACP – a Defra-appointed body ...

12 January 2017

Associations back higher packaging recycling targets


Waste industry associations have unanimously backed higher packaging recycling targets for some materials in response to a consultation by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Industry bodies including the

10 January 2017

Compliance schemes split over future packaging targets


Packaging producer compliance schemes have offered differing views over future recycling targets for packaging waste up to the end of the decade. The difference of views from schemes emerged in responses to a consultation into ...

20 December 2016

Template work to go ahead for wood sector


The Environment Agency has agreed to work with the Wood Recyclers’ Association on a template for the development of fire prevention plans. The agreement comes after months of lobbying by the Association which has felt that the ...

12 December 2016

News in Brief (12/12/2016)


With news on: Biowood's waste-inspired Christmas tree; ACE UK reaches wood fibre-traceability goal; Eunomia researches circularity across furniture supply chain and; Lincolnshire's EfW plant set for winter.

1 December 2016

Waste trade bodies join forces over fire guidance


A number of waste trade associations have joined together to lobby the Environment Agency over the latest version of its Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guidance. The Wood Recyclers Association, the Tyre Recovery Association, the ...

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. Three options have been outlined for the ...

28 November 2016

UK Wood Recycling fined over Teesside wood piles


UK Wood Recycling Ltd has been ordered to pay £143,335 in fines and costs for storing waste wood in a manner likely to cause pollution at its site near Redcar in 2014. The company, based in Manchester, was sentenced at Teesside ...

18 November 2016

Terex expands product line under two new brands


Environmental equipment supplier Terex has announced that its products will be sold via two distinct brands, following acquisitions of two competitor businesses. The company’s environmental equipment which includes chippers...

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