In the latest developments in the rapidly unfolding market crisis affecting the recycling sector, the Environment Agency has indicated it will act to help the sector in terms of capacity and storage. Elsewhere, local ...

22 February 2001

Recycling challenges:

Conference report A wide-ranging conference which produced a lot of answers ...

Proposals to permit the recycling of products containing potentially hazardous material would be ‘short sighted’, a chemical protection charity has suggested in response to the EU Commission’s circular economy consultation. ...

Peter Clayson, business development manager at packaging producer DS Smith examines issues around multi-material packaging products in the waste stream. The recent revelation from Marks & Spencer that it is assessing ...

A group of material reprocessors has written to Welsh Environment minister Jane Davidson criticising commingled collections following ongoing reports of stockpiling.Reprocessors including Aylesford Newsprint, Bryson ...

China's trade authorities are to respond 'as soon as possible' to global concerns over restrictions on the import of waste products to the country. Last Friday (20 April), a meeting of the Committee on Import Licensing of the ...

Sorting household recycling at the kerbside is the "best and cheapest option in most cases", the Waste & Resources Action Programme said today (June 9). The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) made the claims in a...

An online tool has been launched by the On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme, with the aim to make it easy to label packaging accurately for recyclability. And, the tool will also make it easier for producers to choose the most recyclable...